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The Illustrated Times

Rare Original Victorian Newspaper

Dated 1868

This first part of the description features a list of Images i.e. engravings from sketches, drawings etc. (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include:

The Election Riots at Blackburn: Scene at Mr Boyle's Works, Simmons Street - front Page; shows the building of J. Boyle & Co. The Lancashire Steam Preserve Works - this image has a substantial tear through it, repairable on the reverse, the repair would be possible without affecting the descriptive article for this engraving, which is on the reverse of the page).

M. Henri Rochefort of The "Lantern" - he is in exile and his newspaper publication banned.

The Great Hall, Terminus Hotel, Cannon Street: Meeting of The Fourth City Mutual Building and Investment Society.

His Holiness The Pope at Civita Vecchia - full page, Pope Pius IX. Loght.

The Emperor Napoleon Presiding at A Council of Ministers at St. Cloud: M. Rouher - M. Duruy - M. Pinard - Admiral Rigaud De Genouilly - M. Baroche - Marshal Vaillant - Marshal Niel - Miel - The Emperor - M. De Forcade La Roquette - The Empress - M. Vuitry - M. De Moustier - M. Magne - double page. sleekburnc.

Closing of The Havre Exhitition: The Grand Banquet - full page.

Distributing The Awards At The Closing of The Havre Exhibition.

The Late Inundations in Switzerland: Members of the Relief Committee Receiving Donations for The Sufferers.


This second part of the description features items of news articles etc but have no images associated with the subject matter unless listed above. They include:

The Thieves November Saturnalia.

The Election Riots in Blackburn - mentions some of the names of people involved including Mr Potts the Chief Constable, Reive, Mr Ralph Holden of the Infirmary Hotel, Patrick Gallagher a bricklayers labourer who died and more.

General Espartero.

Mister Disraeli and His Prospects.

Sir Stafford Northcote and the Irish Church.

Lord Mayors Day.

The Fancy Bread Question - to do with the weighing of bread.

An Odd Argument, with reference to Mr Gathorne Hardy.

Obituary includes The Marquis of Hastings, Henry Weysford Plantagenet Rawdon Hastings - Mr William Harrison a popular vocalist died at his residence in Gaisford Street, Kentish Town.

Killed by a Meteor.

Foreign Intelligence.

Police column includes: The Smoke Nuisance, Barclay and Perkins, brewers, were summoned - Smuggling, Andrew Menlon, Desire Weyetts etc charged at Southwark for smuggling 92 lb of tobacco - Dog Licenses. sleekburnc. 1411


8 pages (16 sides). It measures 365 x 260 mm (14.25 x 10.25 inches).The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, some pages are loose. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. Some pages may have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age. The engravings vary in size. There are no outer advertising pages/cover unless otherwise stated. No colour images unless otherwise stated. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. As far as I can tell there are no pages missing.

The descriptive text in my listing, details the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page."Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text. This item will be packaged in a tube.

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