BLIND MANS BUFF Sandringham CONVICTS WORKING CHATHAM BASIN Turkey Shoot Tuscola County Michigan USA


The Illustrated London News

Victorian Weekly Newspaper

DATED 1871


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

' Blind Man's Buff ' full front page print from engraving from the work of F. W. Lawson and engraved by Roberts and Gardner – two little Victorian children playing


' The Prince of Wales's School at Sandringham ' interior of the classroom with children and teacher – half page

' The Lodge – Inquiries at the Lodge for the Latest News on the Prince of Wales's Health ' crowds, carriage, horses gathered – half page

' View of Sandringham Hall fron the SW '

' Hunting The Wild Turkeys in Tuscola, County Michigan USA ' half page engraving

Convicts Working at the New Chatham Basin:

' Drawing Stone ' men pulling a bogey on rails with a prison warden watching

' A Sentry '

' Convicts Excavating the Large Basin '

' Mending a Blacksmith's Bellows – The Warden Watches the Two Men '

' Masons at Work '

Full page – info. St Marys Basin etc

' An Amateur Performance – A Young Family Putting on a Show ' full page print from engraving – engraved by Cutts and Harrison

' Edward Prince of Wales and Alexandra Princess of Wales With Their Children – George Frederick Ernest Albert aged about 5 – Victoria Alexandra Olga Mary aged about 3 – Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria aged about 1 – Albert Victor Christian Edward about 7 – Louise Victoria Alexandra Dagmar 5 ' a wonderful double page print from engraving with a blank reverse taken from a photograph by W. And D. Downey of Newcastle

' Shooting Turkeys in an American Forest – ' full page print from engraving from a drawing by A. Boyd Haughton and engraved by W. Measom showing the hunters stalking the turkeys in the forest

' The Cattle Show – An Artist's Sketches at the Show ' full page of four engravings

' Opening of the Italian parliament – King Victor Emmanuel Reading a Speech '

' Italy – Illuminations in the Piazza Del Popolo '

' Italy – The New Chamber of Deputies at Monte Citorio '

' In the Piazza Della Rotonda – The Illuminations '

' Presented to the "Besieged Resident" by the Proprietors of the "Daily news" – Silver Model of Mont Valerien for Mr Henry Labouchere '



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:

Chronicle Page with reports on:

Health of the Prince of Wales (recovering from Typhoid)

Society etc in Franc After the Revolution

' The Post Office and Christmas Boxes

The Suez Canal and M. De Lesseps

Telegrams from Sandringham House (apparently) and Forged Telegrams

Mr Smyth the Irish Nationalis MP and the Compulsory Sale of Estates of Absentee Owners

Conviction of Tradesmen in Whitechapel for Fraudeulent Weights and Measures

Discovery of Christmas Cakes Painted in "Emerald Green" (arsenic) at Glasgow by Professor Thorpe of Anderson's university

The New Cut and Sunday Trading – info. The Cut is a street in Lambeth and Southwark, London. It runs between Waterloo Rd and Blackfriars Rd.

The Londoner and Fresh Air

Home News:

The Late Frost and The State of the Roads

Noted Deaths of the Week inc. Mr justice George - - Dr Berthold Seeman the Traveller and Botanist, at Nicaragua - - George Hudson the Former Railway King - - Wyndham Smith aka "The Assassin"

Mr Baines and a Deputation from Leeds on the Education Question - - - also mention of Mr Peter Rylands at Warrington – Sir henry Hoare MP for Chelsea – Mr Grant Duff at Elgin

Commemoration of the 'Prentice Boys of Derry on the Anniversary of The Shutting of the Gates with mention of Mr Rea a Lawyer – Mr Johnston MP – info. Apprentice Boys of Derry

Attempt by the Vestry of St Mary, Lambeth to Stop The Great Sunday mart in the New Cut

Serious Fire in Rotherhithe at Bull's Head Wharf

Snippets of news with mention of The Speaker Intends to Resign - - Collison between Schooner Arabian and Zuma after Leaving Shields - - Mr G. Loch MP for Wick - - Mr Samuel Laing

The Reader Column – Books with mention of Lady Jane Grey; or Inez the Bride of Portugal by Ross neil - - - Diamond Wedding and Other Poems by Mrs Newton Crosland - - - Etymological and Prounouncing Dictionary of the English Language by the Rev. James Stormonth - - - The Midshipmen's Trip to Jerusalem and Cruise in Syria; or The Adventures of a Cavalcade of British Naval Officers in the Holy Land by Augustus A. Lyne RN - - - Thge Etcher's Handbook by Philip gilbert Hamerton - - - mr Pisistratus Brown MP in the Highlands from The Daily News - - - The Miners Oath by Dora Russell set in Northumberland also Underground by the same

Rural Notes incudes:

Royal agricultural Society

Mr W. Carruthers FRS Appointed Consulting Botanis of the RA

Adulteration in England

Mr Fowler 's Lecture on Breeding to the Farmers Club with mention of Mr Bailey Denton on sewage Fertiliser and other authorities

The Christmas of a Grown Up Schoolboy – Saxonhurst

The Convicts at Chatham and The Building of the Basin with mention of St Mary' sIsland – St Mary's Creek – Captain Maconochie – etc

The Theatres with mention of Mr Watts Phillips – Miss Julia Daly and Miss Hudspeth – Mr Burnand – Mr Toole – Mr Irving – Mister J. S. Clarke – Mr E. L. Blanchard – C. Reive - William Jones – Lionel Brough – etc

Charles Dickens

Christmas Books

Art – Mr Millais

Foreign News:

France – with mention of the Orleanist Princes – M. Thiers – M. Brimet – M. Casimir Perier – The Duc d'Aumale – M. Pouyer-Quertier M. Jules Simon – M. Miquet – The Trial of Communist Mlle. Michell – Louis Ulbach – M. Dufaure – M. Raoul Duval – M. Ranc

Germany – with mentionof the Franco Russian anti Teutonic Alliance – The Diet – Bishop of Strasburg – Count Karolyi

Italy – with mention of Mont Cenis Tunnel – Signor Sella – Mr Spurgeon – Father Gavazzi

Spain – with mention of President ran on Cuba – Sagasta – the Zorrilla Cabinet

Austria – with mention of The Dite in Uppper Austria – Reichsrath - Reive

Switzerland – with mention of the Alabama Arbitration commission at Geneva

Russia – with mention of Count Moltke

Turkey and Monsieur De Lesseps and Suez Canal (small 12 wds)

United States of Ameria – with mention of The Anglo American Commission – Confederates – General Grant – Secretary Boutwell and His Estimates for the Year – The Anti Tammany Crusade – Mr. Tweed – Frauds in New York Customhouse

Canada and India

Church Topics includes:

Canon Liddon Keenlyside

Mr Gladstone and Rev. T. W. Perry

Bishop Patteson and His Death at Santa Cruz – Rev. R. H. Codrington Member of the Melanesian Mission and Kidnapping Slaves fro mthe Melanesian Islands

The Prince of Wales's "Miraculous Delivery from the Very Jaws of Death....."

M. De Tchihatchef Correspondent of the Institute of France and "Un Page d'Orient"

A Contemporary from New York on Henry Ward Beecher

Mr Spurgeon – In China Missions with mention of Earl Granville – Mr Wade British Minister

Bishop of Lichfield and Visit to Baltimore Sleekburnc.

Right Rev. Dr G. Smith Bishop of Victoria, hong Kong Dies

Disestablishment and Disendowment of the State Church of Scotland

Music Column with mention of Mendelssohn Concerts – Madame de Wilhorst - Mr J. H. Pearson – Mr Lewis Thomas – Mr Rigby – Miss Galoway – Miss Fairman – Miss Severn – Mr Nordblom - Mr Orlando Christian - Herr Stockhausen – Mr Manns – Mr Barnby Choir – M. Delaborde – M. Miel - Mr Chappell –Mr Sims Reeves – Mdlle Titiens – Mlle. Drasdil – Herren Rubinstein – Herr Wagner

The Court – Royal Comings and Goings – with mention of Sir W. Jenner (Physician to Queen Victoria attending Prince of Wales) – Prince of Wales and Typhoid – Prince and Princess of hesse – Queen Victoria to Spend Christmas at Windsor, the first time since The Prince Consorts death

Legal and Police News includes:

The (Sinking of the) HMS Megaera Commission with mention of William Taylor – Mr Fairbairn – Portsmouth Dockyard – Lord Lawrence

The Tichborne Case with mention of – Colonel Wortley - Mr C. Locock Webb – Mr Pollard – Mr Savage of Winchester – Mr J. F. Taylor editor of british Journal o Photography – Mrs Landsberg of Poland 0 Mr Giffard

Forgery Charge against a Clergyman of All Saints Clayton le Moors

Miss Pitt at Leamington and Mr and Mrs Torpey the Jewel Robbers

The Kelly Trial at Dublin – small

Sentence of Twelve Years Penal Servitude on William Anthony the Incendiary

Inquest o the Children of the woman Griffiths at Bilston – small 40 words

Full page of adverts include Chappell's Musical Magazine - - Phillips's Breakfast Tea etc – Dr De Jongh's Cod Liver Oil – E. Moses and Sons Clothes

Twelve pages (24 sides).The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. It measures 400 x 300 mm (16 x 11.75ins). The spine and pages are loose with binding witness marks. There is some age yellowing and 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. There are no outer advertising pages/cover unless otherwise stated. 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 is one page missing, so if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. The process of the page numbering in The Graphic carry on from the previous issueand therefore do not start at number 1. 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.     This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.

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