An original Victorian newspaper. Packaged Weight range 265g
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The Illustrated London News was a Victorian newspaper founded by Herbert Ingram

With the first edition appearing on 14 May 1842.
Twelve pages (24 sides) from a weekly issue of
Dated 1872
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:

Brighton – Skirmishers at The Easter Monday Volunteer Review - full front page showing a group of soldiers in highland dress, kilts etc with rifles advancing down a hill (small ink stain to border)

The Duke of Edinburgh's Collection at the South Kensington Museum - full page showing various items from the Dukes cruise around the world in HMS Galatea – the engraving shows a complete set of Japanese armour of a foot soldier formed of black lacquer, united by cotton links, protectd face and helmet carrying two knife blades as horns – plus weapons, swords, full armour, vases, etc

The Festival of the Highland Society – Toasting the Duke of Rothesay with Highland Honours - a full page print from engraving showing men in highland dress, kilts etc with one foot on the dining table, toasting the Albert Edward Prince of Wales (Duke of Rothsay)

Wanganui Bridge, New Zealand - Near Half page

Burmese Musicians - near half page

Brighton: The Military Review of Troops at Ease - full page print from engraving showing the men resting

Newmarket Hill Brighton - a wonderful double page print from engraving showing the scene of a military reviews and sham fight, soldiers climbing up a hill with horses dragging gun carriages, a steam train crosses a bridge in the background and a windmill on a hill in the far distance

Chess Problem by Mr Oscar Malm

Coats of Arms Lord Inchiquin - - - Coats of Arms Sir Algernon William Peyton - heading obituaries

Brighton: The Military Review Showing The men Deploying Reive into Line - Full page

Calcutta in India - The Funeral Service for Lord Mayo Governor General of India at Government House -' full page print from engraving – info. Richard Southwell Bourke

Full page Illustration entitled - Discussing The Budget - by what looks like E N Downard

The New Steam Ship Othello for the Suez Canal Route to India - near half page engraving

HMS Lord Clyde Ashore on the Island of Pantellaria Which Lies Between the Tunisian Peninsula and the South Western Shore of Sicily - two ships the Lord Clyde and Turkish Screw Steamer Babel, with The Raby Castle lying beyond the rocks in the background.


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 Trochu Libel Case – info Louis Jules Trochu

Foreign and Colonial News includes:

France with mention of The Trial In Paris and General Trochu – The Figaro Newspaper - M. Auguste Vitu – M. Camille Doucet - M. de Grave – General Changarnier – Mahon – M. Miel - M. Cresson Prefet of Police – M. Grandperret – General Changarnier – M. heindrich




America with mention of Earl Granville – Mr Fish – New York Tribune – Evening Post – Professor Morse – Governor Mr Jewell of Connecticut – Earthquakes in S. California

Canada – small

India – with mention of Lady Mayo


New Zealand and Rebellious Chiefs

Mr Disraeli's Visit to Lancashire with mention of the Viscountess Beaconsfield – Mr W. R. Callender Chairman of the South East Lancashire Constitutional Association – Earl of Derby – Hon. F. Stanley – Colonel Wilson-Patten

The Church – Preferments and Appointments

Births Marriages and Deaths

The Weather – Results of Meteorological Observations at the Kew Observatory

The Brighton Volunteer Review – with mention of Major General Sir Alfred Horsford –n Major General Daniel Lysons – Major General Macdougall – Major General Shute – colonel Lukin – Lord Truro – Colonel C. H. Lindsay – Marquis of Westminster – Rottingdean High Barn – Colonel Hawley

Parliament Keenlyside

Wanganui Bridge New Zealand

Burmese Musicians

The Duke of Edinburgh's Collection

Highland Honours

Obituary of Eminent Persons: Sleekburnc.

The right Hon. Lucius – Lord Inchiquin who Died at Dromoland

Sir Algernon William Peyton of Doddington in Cambridgeshire died at Bicester

Major General Gloucester Gambier died at Anglesey, Hants the residence of his brother Admiral Gambier

Major General Anthony Emmett died at Brighton

' Henry Negus Burroughes Esq of Burlingham Hall, Norfolk, High Sheriff

Short Death Announcements: Mr William Sheepshanks a Merchant of Leeds died at Harrogate - - - Mister John Peel MP for Tamworth died at Middleton Hall - - - Rev. C. H. Terrot of Edinburgh - - - Dr Henderson of Edinburgh University - - - Rev Samuel Hood DD Dean of Arghyl died at Rothesay - - - Major General Wingfield died at Gunton Hall near lowestoft - - - The Rev. F. D. Maurice died at His Residence in London.

Wills and Bequests include:

The Right hon. William Earl of Lonsdale of Lowther Castle, Westmorland, and of Whitehaven Castle Cumberland

Thomas Butterworth Charles Bayley Esq formerly Bengal Civil Service, Late of Wynberg near Capetown in the Colony of Cape of Good Hope South Africa

Rev. Sanderson Tennant late of Stanford Rd Kensington

Mister John howell – a correction for the previous weeks entry

Calcutta Obsequies of Lord Mayo

Metropolitan News – short announcements:

Death of Marquis of Graham from Enteric Fever – small

Weekly Return of Metropolitan Pauperism

Election of a Member for the London School Board – Rev. John Llewely Davies

Meeting of the National Life Boat Institution – at John Street Adelphi Mr Thomas Chapman in the Chair

Lecture on Atmospheric Dust at the Royal Dublin Society - small

Education Bill Discussed by the Free Church Presbytery of Glasgow – short

Professor Respighi – small

The Warwickshire LAbourers Union with mention of Mr Auberon Herbert – Mr Hibbert MP for Oldham

Discussing the Budget

HMS Lord Clyde

New Steam ship Othello

Her Majesty's Opera, Mentioning Mademoiselle Christine Nilsson, Mademoiselle Clara Louise Kellogg, Mademoiselle Marie Marimon, Madame Trebelli Bettini, Mademoiselle Titiens, Sir Michael Costa, and many more, too numerous to list

Advertisements of the Day three sides.


This is an original but USED 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 four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

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 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.The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated.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 No 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. This item will be packaged in a tube.

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