1870 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Bharatpur Green Man Burton Hounds REDCAR 4851

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Original Victorian Antique Newspaper THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Dated 1870 GREEN MAN AT BLANKNEY Burton Hounds BHARATPUR India COATHAM REDCAR Prince Arthur in Canada CHANNEL RAILWAY MAP - Plus much more; see main description for detailed content and condition.


Original Weekly Issue

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:

An Exhibition of Spring Flowers at the Royal Horticultural Society - front page.

Ornamental Standard Lamps Which Were Erected on The Thames Embankment - Designed by Mr Butler and Executed by the Coalbrookdale Company.

Coatham in Redcar: Sir William Turners Grammar School Recently Erected.

Subtraction - From a Drawing by J. Mahoney; an engraving showing two boys on the way to school catching up with homework, one copying from the other.

India: The New Government House at Ganeshkind in Poonah near Bombay - an engraving showing the building from the grounds - info. now The University of Pune.

Bharatpur in India: The Old Palace - a beautiful full page print from engraving. c.keenlyside.

Prince Arthur in Canada - full apge print from engraving showing the son of Queen Victoria in the snow.

Map: Route of the Proposed Channel Railway Ferry map showing the coast of Kent from Lydd: Dungeness - Romney - Folkestone - Hythe - Dover - Deal - The Dover Channel (English) or Pas De Calais - Boulogne - Audresselles - Reive - Cap Blancnez: Sangatte - Calais etc.

Fire at the Day and Martins Blacking Factory at Vauxhall Road, Nine-Elms.

The Tuilleries In Paris: the Shrove Tuesday Procession of the Fat Ox full page print from engraving.

The Meet of the Burton Hounds at The Green Mann at Blankney on Lincoln Heath - full page print from engraving showing The Prince of Wales amongst many others outside the Green Man Inn.

Chess Problem by Mister H. E. Kidson.

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 Naturalisation Bill: Between USA and UK.

Foreign and Colonial News includes:

France with mention of M. Jules Favre: M. Bazire - M. Emile Ollivier - miel - M. Guizot etc.



Austro Hungary.




America with mention of President Grant.


Cape of Good Hope.


Metropolitan News.

Weekly Return of Births and Deaths: list of numbers of deaths from Zymotic Diseases: Smallpox: Measles: Scarlet Fever: Diphtheria: Whooping cough: Typhus - Enteric or Typhoid Fever: Diarrhoea: Phthisis: by Horses or Vehicles in the Street.

Sports with mention of the Quorn; Waterloo Dogs at Lytham etc.

Illustrated London News Editorial.

The Court: Royal Comings and Goings.

National Education.

Imperial Parliament - The Irish Land Bill.

Monetary and commercial transactions: "From Our City Correspondent.

The Markets: Prices of Wheat: Seeds: Provisions: Hay and Straw: Oils, Linseed etc: Tallow: Coals From Newcastle Sunderland Hartlepool Blyth and Scottish: Meat.

Adverts of the Day.

Obituary of Eminent Persons include:

The Right Hon. Mary Theresa Countess of Breadalbane died at Nice.

The Right Hon. Lady Anna Maria Arabella Fermor-Hesketh died at Easton Neston in Northamptonshire.

Sir James Stuart Menteth of Closeburn died at his Seat Mansfield House, New Cumnock in Ayrshire.

Edward Francis Maitland: Lord Barcaple. Loght.

Mr AnsonBurlingame the late Chinese Ambassador.

Colonel George Moir of the Royal Horse Artillery, Bengal died at Umballa.

George Frederick Young Esq died at Reigate.

Henry Bayley Clive Esq died at The Family Seat, Styche, Market Drayton. 1203


This is an original but USED antique newspaper not a scan and not a later re-print. If there is a particular date you require in regards to this item eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc please ask. The Illustrated London News was a newspaper founded by Herbert Ingram with the first edition appearing on 14 May 1842. It was the world's first illustrated weekly newspaper. 

Ten pages (20sides). It measures 395 x 290 mm (15.5 x 11.25inches). The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, there is age yellowing to the pages. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. Some of the pages may be loose, and have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. The engravings vary in size. Any watermarks on images are for display only and not on the original engravings/newspaper.

I can't guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. As far as I can tell there are two pages missing, but if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. If you require information on size of articles (i.e. number of words), sizes of images, please ask before bidding or buying. There are no colour images unless otherwise stated. The process of the page numbering in The ILN carry on from the previous issue therefore do not start at number 1. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my reference only.

The descriptive text in my listing, details the content in my own 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 and sent Royal Mail Small Parcel; postage, packing etc is charged at cost. PLEASE NOTE: RM and other mail providers worldwide have stated that because of the pandemic, they have had to substantially increase their prices.

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Condition Used
Product Code 4851 (Wt 245g)
Weight 0.245kg