1872 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Tussaud Waxworks MAYO Calcutta Hot Cross Bun (9961)

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Original Victorian Newspaper THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Dated 1872 HOT CROSS BUNS Lord Mayo CALCUTTA HOOGHLY RIVER Oxford Cambridge Boat Race MADAME TUSSAUDS WAXWORK MUSEUM French Assembly Versailles STRAND THEATRE see main description for detailed content and condition.


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:

Easter - Good Friday - front page print from engraving - a young victorian girl with her younger siblings have purchased a bag of hot cross buns from the bakers. Two poor children looking on will surely benefit from the young girls charity.

The Death of Lord Mayo and Arrival of His Remains at Calcutta:

The SS Daphne With the Remains of Lord Mayo on Board.

The Shipping in the River Hooghly with The Daphne Approaching - a busy harbour.

The Calcutta Obsequies of Lord Mayo: The Arrival of His Coffin at Government House - a full page print fro m engraving showing Government House with many soldiers and sailors lined up outside.

Info. - Richard Southwell Bourke the Earl of Mayo was assassinated on a visit to the Andeman Islands and his body taken back to Ireland.

The French National Assembly - a full page print from engraving showing a scene of disorder at the Assembly at Versailles.

The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race: Artists Sketches.

The Start of the Boat Race - full page print fromengraving showing a snowy scene.

The Boat Race and The Weather: A Disappointed Victorian Well To Do Family Return Home After the Race - a living room scene; full page print from engraving from a drawing sketched by A. Hopkins.

Sketches at the Boat Race: "Who'll Buy a Humbereller for a shilling" - - - All Wind and Weather Scorning.

Chess Problem by Mister T. M. Brown of the US. c.keenlyside.

The Waxwork Exhibition in Baker Street - a full page print from engraving showing visitors at the waxworks of Madame Tussaud during the holiday period.

Scene at The Strand Theatre: "The Poor Gentleman" – Mr J. S. Clark as Dr Ollapod - reive and Mrs Raymond as Miss Lucretia M'Tab.


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 Denunciation of the Anglo French Treaty.

Foreign News. Loght.

Illustrated London New Editorial.

The Court - Royal Comings and Goings inc. the Departure of Queen Victoria for Germany.

Metropolitan News.

Scientific Results of the Month.

The Church Preferments and Appointments List.

The Budget.

Royal institution Lectures:

Professor Odling on The Soda Manufacture.

Mr Norman Lockyer FRS on The Latest Eclipse Expedition.

Mr Moncure D. Conway on The Demons of Art Miel and Literature.

Astronomical Occurrences for April.

The Palestine Exploration - Mr Tyrwhitt Drake.

Obituary of Eminent Persons Include:

Catherine Duncombe Shafto of Whitworth Park in Durham, Wife of the lateRobert Eden Duncombe Shafto – she was 102.

Hannah Lady Buxton died at Northrepps Hall, Cromer.

Colonel Robert Myddelton-Biddulph Esq of Chirk Castle died at 35 Grosvenor Place London.

Wills and Bequests:

Right Hon. Adelaide Gregorini Dowager Countess Lucan (short).

Sir Frederic Assheton Des Voeux of the Coldstream Guards.

Right Rev Samuel Hinds DD late of Walmer House, Nottinghill.

John Howell Esq of 41 Cadogan Place, Knightsbridge.

Miss Ann Rushton Proved at Birmingham.

Plus short announcements of Wills - William Wills Hooper Esq late of St Davids Exeter - - - William Newport of Prior Hall Essex - - - Charles pearson of Tempsford Hall Essex - - - Robert Chuter of Addiscombe Lodge, Croydon - - - Oswald Copland late of Chelmsford, Surgeon.

Lectures at Industrial and Technological Museum, Melbourne Australia.


Law and Police. 3003


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 9961 (Wt 245g)
Weight 0.245kg