1872 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Edgbaston Canal MADRAS Hurricane RI LECTURES (9071)

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Original Victorian Newspaper THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Dated 1872 Edgbaston Canal MADRAS Royal Institution Lectures FRENCH COMMUNISTS IN LONDON International Four Oared Boat Race; see main description for detailed content and condition.

Antique Newspaper THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Dated 1872 Edgbaston Canal MADRAS Royal Institution Lectures FRENCH COMMUNISTS IN LONDON International Four Oared Boat Race

Original Weekly Issue

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:

German Soldiers and Frenchmen Quarrelling in a Cafe at Rheims - full front page; fighting would be a better description!.

A Love Spell by F. Chester - full page print from engraving showing five young ladies in an orchard.

The Summit of Kilima Njaro A Snow Clad Mountain in Central Africa - from a sketch by Rev C. New, of the Livingstone Expedition (info. Mount Kilimanjaro).

The Presidency College at Madras. c.keenlyside.

The Steamer " Tripoli " Ashore near The Tuskar Rocks, Wexford Ireland.

Repairing the Breach in the Canal at Edgbaston Birmingham.

Tablet to the Memory of Mister Leonard Childers RN Lost in the Turret Ship "Captain".. ..."to be erected in the church at Cantley nr Doncaster by The Right Hon. Hugh Childers " his Father.

The International Four Oared Boat Race - The American Crew Edward Smith, Alexander handy, Theodore Van Raden, Dr. Russell Withers.

The international Four Oared Boat Race - The English Crew: J. B. Close, F. S. Gulston, A. De L. Long, W. Stout. miel

A double page showing an engraving of each man.

The Hurricane at Madras: Wrecks on the Beach - full page print from engraving.

French Communists in London - full page print from engraving showing a group of men and a child in a room.

Statue of the Queen at Bombay.


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 Germans in France.

Army Reorganisation in France.

Foreign and Colonial News : France Italy Spain Germany Sweden and Norway America.

The Court; Royal Comings and Goings.

Celebration of Queen Victoria's Birthday.

Universities and Public Schools.

The Church.

The Late Mr Leonard Childers RN.

Bursting of a canal bank at Edgbaston.

Exhibition of the Royal Academy.

Royal institution Lectures Mr Edward B Tylor on Animism Among the Lower Races - Professor Tyndall on Latent Heat - Mr Edward Poynter on Old and New art - Professor Roiscoe on Chemical Action of Light.

The International Boat Race New York Atlanta Club v. London on the Thames .

Wills and bequests including: Sir Harry Burrard of The Mount, Yarmouth Isle of Wight and of Walhampton in Hants; Dame Anne Scarisbrick of Scarisbrick Hall Lancaster; Eliza Andrews late of 37 Gloucester Gardens, Bishops Road and reive Formerly of 167 New Bond Street; Dame Frances Elizabeth.

Parliament with ref. to The Ballot Bill Earl Granville Earl Russell and The United States and Fenian Raids on Canada Mr Gladstone.

The Royal Italian Opera. Loght.

National Sports Epsom week.

Kilima Njaro (Kilimanjaro).

The Slave Market at Zanzibar.

The Presidency college Madras. 0806


This is an original but USED antique newspaper not a scan and not a later re-print. 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 (20 sides). 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. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.

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 two page missing, so if you're 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 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 and sent Royal Mail Small Parcels

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Product Code 9071 (Wt 245g)
Weight 0.245kg