1871 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Worship St. Gasworks Ruins RED RIVER CANADA (6761) (1)

An original Victorian newspaper. Packaged Weight range 265g
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9 pages (18 sides) from a weekly issue of
The Illustrated London News
DATED 1871

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

Funeral of Sir John Burgoyne in St Peters Church, the Tower – full front page

Funeral of Sir John Burgoyne, The Procession Passing Traitors Gate – full page

the late Mr R Young Sheriff of London

The Late Alderman Sir FG Moon

Canada and The Red River Expedition: 60th Rifles Camp near Shebandowan – near half page. Info.aka Wolseley Expedition   

The Red River Expedition 2 half page or near half page illustrations entitled: – Crossing a Portage – Camp at Malawin Bridge

The New Reform Club, Manchester – half page

The Burn of the VAT, Ballater Deeside – half page

The Late Sir Roderick Murchison – full page

Page devoted to Demolition for the Great Eastern Railway Extension to Broad Street, 3 illustrations entitled: – Destruction of the City of London Theatre – Great Eastern Railway Site of the New City Station Broad Street – ruins Of the Worship Street Gasworks

 Scene from Rebecca At Drury Lane Theatre (drawn by DH Friston) – half page

Koldinghus Castle, Denmark.


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 Romance of HMS Megaera

Funeral of Sir John Burgoyne

Foreign and colonial news, France – The arrival of Prince Napoleon in Corsica

News from America (a paragraph) mentioning the 1st narrow gauge railway the Denver and the Rio Grande, Mr Sec Boutwell, Schooner Horton, Mr Henry Howard, the International yacht races, mentioning the Livonia, Sappho, Dauntless

National Sports, mentioning the Houghton week, Newmarket Heath, Harry Bassett, The Tichborne Hounds, Mr W Rigden, Mr William Seamour, coursing, Lurgan, the Brownlow cup

Late Mr R Young MP for Cambridgeshire

Late Sir Francis Graham Moon

The Red River Expedition

Fine Arts – oil pictures at the Dudley Gallery (incomplete article)

The Burn of the Vat

Sir Roderick Murchison

Astronomical Occurrences in November

The great Eastern Railway

Law and Police (a small paragraph on each subject) with mentions of: – the Tichborne case – bankruptcy of Mr Herbert Godfrey Munday – Eltham tragedy Reviewed, – William Williams and his wife sentenced to 14 years penal servitude for coinage, John Gomm, sentenced to 5 years for stealing letters, Jeremiah Stevens sentenced to 12 months for robbery – Florence Cowper who styles herself Hon. Mrs Cowper was charged at Marlborough Street with stealing a watch from Police Sgt Fowler – John Teitch charged for obtaining 10 shillings from lady Mary Egerton under false pretences – Rev Mr Watson charged with the murder of his wife was committed for trial at Lambeth – Frank and William Kimber of Lindfield were charged assault and robbery of George Miles of Horsted Keynes – John West charged with ill treating his daughter Martha – A farmer named Bryan in County Meath shot dead in his home

Scene from Rebecca, mentioning Mr Halliday, Miss Nielsen, the Dewhurst

Koldinghus Castle Denmark.


Provenance:The Illustrated London News Published 1871. Founded by Herbert Ingram with the first edition of the newspaper appearing on 14 May 1842.
The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. This is an original but ‘USED’ Magazine 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.

It measures 365 x 260 mm (14.25 x 10.25 “).The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, some pages are loose. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. 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. This item will be packaged in a tube.

Quotation or speech marks in the text signifies 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.    

PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. As far as I can tell there are 3 pages missing so if you are looking for something in particular in these pages PLEASE ASK. The process of the page numbering in The Illustrated London News issues are applied in a yearly sequence and therefore do not start at number 1.

Condition Used
Weight 0.3kg