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Original Victorian Newspaper THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Dated 1872 BELFAST RIOTS Milan Obrenovic of Serbia BLANDFORD Travellers Port of London Irongate Stairs SALISBURY Screw Steamer Japan ORANGEMEN see main description for detailed content and condition.

Antique Newspaper THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Dated 1872 BELFAST RIOTS Milan Obrenovic of Serbia BLANDFORD Travellers Port of London Irongate Stairs SALISBURY Screw Steamer Japan ORANGEMEN

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:

Riots in Belfast: Orangemen Attacking the Procession.

Prince of Servia: Milan Obrenovic IV. - info. Serbia

People of Servia: Man and Woman in Traditional Dress - info. Serbia.

Sketches in Salisbury Wiltshire - by Samuel Read:

The Market Cross.

The Cloisters.

Exeter Street: Close Gate.

High Street: The Gate.

Statue: The Wrestler - By Edward B. Stephens ARA.

Statuette: Andromeda - by Mister J. S. Westmacott.

Blandford in Dorset: The Autumn Campaign HQ Camp at France Farm.

Durweston near Blandford: Troops Laying a Trestle Bridge over the River Stour.

The New Iron Screw Steamer "Japan" Built reive By Messrs C. Mitchell and Co of Newcastle on Tyne for The Suez Canal Trade to India and China.

The Belfast Riots: Mobs Wrecking Shops and Plundering Spirit Stores - half page engraving showing a lot of drunken rioters outside McConvill or McConville Wines and Spirit Stores and a shop with the name John Savage above it.

Leaving the Port of London - full page print from engraving - innocent travellers, the victims of extortion by the lawless boatmen at Irongate Stairs.

Christ Healing the Blind: Sculpture by J. D. Crittenden.

Chess Problem by Mr Aug de Gogorza. Loght.


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:

Illustrated London News Editorial.

The Court: Royal Comings and Goings.

Metropolitan News:

Medical Women Doing Practical Work in London: with ref. to Miss Garrett now Mrs Anderson MD, Miss Morgan, Miss Mary Parnell and others having recently opened a hospital for women at 72 Seymour Place, near Crawford St London W.

The Howard Association and the International Prison miel Congress.

Births and Deaths: with ref to the numbers of deaths in the City from various diseases inc. Smallpox - Measles - Scarlet Fever - Diphtheria - Whooping Cough - Typhus - Typhoid - Diarrhoea - Zymotic Diseases - Enteric Fever - Choleraic Diarrhoea and other Cholera related diseases.

Law and Police:

The Failure of Messrs Gledstanes and Co. East India and china Merchants Schofield the Stalybridge Operative and Schooling of Children at Home.

Breach of Promise Miss Mary Ann Fish and Mr Fairweather - small.

Thomas Sharples of the Union Hotel Southport and Miss Lavinia Jervis - Breach of Promise - short apprx 50 words.

Francis Spiers, Innkeeper at Charlton Northamptonshire Charged with Smoking in the Great Western Railway train.

Jame Green, a Tinman, for Stealing from a Bullion Dealer.

William Murray Charged with Attempted Murder of Richard Davis at Wycombe Abbey.

William Lace Executed at Taunton Gaol - apprx 40 wds.

Thunderstorm at Filey.

The Strikes - with mention of the Carpenters and Joiners - Bricklayers - Bakers - Railway Porters - Farm Labourers at New Bilton - Colliers at SW Lancs.

Scientific Results of the Month with mention of The Fairlie Engine - Mr A. Hirsch erg - Mr Kitson - Mr Birckel - M, Bolestra ant eh Miasmata - etc.

Archaeology of the Month - various meetings etc.

Astronomical Occurrences. c.keenlyside.

The Economical Consumption of Coal.

Obituary of Eminent Persons:

Sir Thomas George Fermor-Hesketh of Rufford Hall County of Lancaster died at his Seat near Ormskirk.

Mary Eleanor, Dowager Lady Drummond died at Cumberland Place.

Wills and Bequests:

The Right Hon. Lady Louisa Cornwallis of 36 Charles St., Berkeley Square, London.

Edward Walker Esq. of Oxford Terrace, Hyde Park and of New Square, Lincoln's Inn.

Frederick Doulton former MP for Lambeth.

Riots at Exeter.

The Belfast Riots - with mention of Orange and Roman Catholic Faction Mobs - - Hannahstown - - Shankhill Rd - - Sir John Savage - - St Peters Hill - - Castle Street, Bank Buildings - - Brown Square - - Mr John Rea attorney - - Joseph Morton a Police Shot Dead in Norfolk St. - - Sandy Row - etc. 0709


Nine pages (18sides). It measures 400 x 295 mm (15.75 x 11.5 inches).The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, some pages are loose. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. 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. There are no outer advertising pages/cover unless otherwise stated.

The above list describes 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 five pages missing so if you're 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 unless otherwise requested. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

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Product Code SOLD (1271 Wt. 245g)
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