DATED 1872: Ten pages (20 sides).
Whitnash - A Meeting During the The Warwickshire Farm Labourers Strike full front page – a large meeting taking place outside St Margaret's Church under a large tree (the bottom border of this page is a little ragged, but could be trimmed).
The Late Rev. Frederick Denison Maurice.
Stoneleigh Village in Warwickshire view of cottages and dirt road or stream running through the centre past a large tree.
Manchester – Mister Disraeli Receiving an Address at the Great Hall, Pomona Gardens full page print from engraving.
Woodendean and The Brighton Easter Monday Volunteer Review on the Brighton Downs - A double page print from engraving shows soldiers engaging in a sham battle with spectators looking on.
Sketches at the Brighton Review: A Bandsman with his Drum - Cadets Enjoying Themselves - Watching the Battle - Early Arrivals - Advanced Post - Done Up (a tired soldier) - Amusements in Reserve (children playing) - full page.
Sketches at the Brighton Review – Hussars With Signal Flags - Outpost of London R. Brigade Cadets - Waiting for Orders - Defenders Marching Through Baldsdean - The Water Cart - Self Elected Umpires from Brighton - First Line of Skirmishers (defence) full page.
Sketches at the Brighton Review – A Deserter (horse running off): A Runaway Drum.
Paris Fashions four dress and three hat design - A Toilette De Diner - Tiolette de Visite - Toilette de Miel Promenade Pompadour - Toilette de visite a Demi Traine.
The second part of the description is a list of articles (no engravings unless listed above):
The Warwickshire Agricultural Strike.
Foreign and Colonial News – France – Spain – Belgium – Austro Hungary – Germany – America etc.
Illustrated London News Editorial with ref. to Mr Bright.
The Warwickshire Farm Labourers with mention of Stoneleigh and Stoneleigh Abbey – Lord Leigh – Joseph Arch – Sir Charles Mordaunt etc.
Fine Arts – The French Gallery.
Music – The Royal Italian Opera ; Her Majestys Opera.
Wills and Bequests include:
James Monteith Esq of 38 Duke Street, St James s, Westminster.
Sydney Hooper Eq formerly of Northbrooke, Topsham, Devon and Reive Late of St Davids in the City of Exeter.
Rev. William Webbs Ellis late of 8 Grafton Street London died at Mentone France, Late Rector of Laver Magdalen, Essex, former Rector of St Clement Danes.
John Allenby Esq of Louth in Lincolnshire.
Johann Heinrich Philipp Schunck Esq of Frankfort on the Maine ( Frankfurt am Main).
Obituary of Eminent Persons:
James, Marquis of Graham died at Mount Street, Grosvenor Square London.
The Right Rev. Charles Hughes Terrot Bishop of Edinburgh.
The Rev. Maurice Fitzgerald Stephens-Townsend, Vicar of Thornbury etc.
John Peel Esq JP of Middleton Hall, Tamworth MP.
William Humphrys Esq died at Ballyhaise House in the County of Cavan.
William Langmead Esq formerly of Elfordleigh in Devon died at Brunswick Square, Exmouth.
Parliament - with mention of Mr Vernon Harcourt – Sir John Lubbock – Mr Ayrton – Mr Auberon Herbert – Mr Dodson – Mr Disraeli – Mr Bonham-Carter – Mr Gladstone – Mr Goschen etc.
The Royal Institution Lectures - Dr W. A. Guy FRS on Social Science and Statistics.
Street Nomenclature: Alterations Made by The Metropolitan Board of Works; List of streets.
New Books include:
The Life and Times of Margaret of Anjou, Queen of England and France – by Mary Ann Hookham
The Story of the Plebiscite – by Mm. Erckmann-Chatrian
Noters on England – By H. Taine
Lord Kilgobbin – by Charles Lever
Among the Huts In Egypt - by Miss M. L. Whately
Blindness and The Blind – by Mr W. Hanks Levy
Law and Police includes:
Breach of Promise – Miss Issott, a milliner, obtained damages from a Mr Smith, a farmer of Swillington.
Thomas Castro of the Tichborne Case.
Arthur O'Connor For having presented a pistol at the Queen.
Mary Goddard the wife of a fishmonger of Larkhall lane Clapham, to six months hard labour.
Murder of Madame Riel a French lady of Park Lane.
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, the pages are loose. There is a little 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.
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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 2 pages missing so if you are looking for something in particular in these pages PLEASE ASK. If you require information on size of articles (i.e. number of words), sizes of images, please ask before bidding or buying. The process of the page numbering in The Illustrated London News issues are applied in a yearly sequence and therefore do not start at number1. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.
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