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The Illustrated London News

Original Victorian Newspaper

Dated 1875


This first part of the description features a list of Images i.e. engravings from sketches, drawings etc. (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include:

India: Albert Edward The Prince of Wales Watching Elephant Fighting at Baroda - full front page print from engraving; info Vadodara Gujarat.

The Smithfield Show: Prize Cattle - full page print from engraving from the work by John Sturgess - a roan Ox Belonging to Mr G. Sowerby of Putteridge Park, Luton etc and others.

La Petite Suedoise: From a Painting by Hugo Salmson - full age print from engraving showing a little girl in the dress of Swedish peasantry, with pigeons.

Rescue of Survivors of the "Deutschland" of the Northern Lloyds Company, by the Harwich Steam Tug Liverpool - a wonderful double page engraving showing the frightened passengers disembarking from the stricken vessel into the steam tug in rough seas; the ship was en route from Bremen to New York touching at Southampton.

Wreckers At Work in the Saloon of the Deutschland - full page print from engraving.

The Wreck of the Deutschland as It Appeared on the Morning of Thursday Week.

The Swaithe Main Colliery Explosion near Barnsley: View of the Colliery with People Waiting for News - info Worsbrough Yorkshire.

Swaithe-Main Colliery: Finding the Dead Bodies.

At Parvati Hill, Pune in India: Riding on an Elephant.full front page of a special supplement. entitled "Visit of the Prince of Wales to India".

The Maharajah Scindia of Gwalior.

The Maharajah of Cashmere.

At Bombay: The Maharana of Oudeypore Introduced to the Prince of Wales.

Bombay Illuminations: the Arch at Sans Souci, Parell.

Purdah Log. Keenlyside

Fishing on the Beach at Madras - local fishermen with hand lines.


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 Illustrated London New Editorial - with mention of the National Assembly.

Births Marriages and Deaths.

The Court - Royal Comings and Goings - with mention of Queen Victoria at Windsor Castle - Right Hon. Gathorne Hardy - Hon. Lady Biddulph - Princess Christian - Duchess of Wellington - Lord John Manners - Right Hon. Sir Stafford Northcote - Right hon. Benjamin Disraeli - Mr theodore Martin - Major General h. F. Ponsonby - S. Miel - Hon. Emily Cathcart - Hon. Harriett Phipps - The Royal Christening at Windsor Castle - Departure of the Princess of Wales For Denmark.

Fashionable Marriages: Lady Margaret Eliabeth Montagu Douglas Scott to Mr Donald Cameron of Lochiel MP.

Foreign and Colonial News:

France - with mention of M. de la Rochette - Mm.Buffet and Wallon - M. de Meaux - M. Albert Grevy - Reive - M. Imgarde de LEffemberg.

Italy - Switzerland.


Denmark - Austro hungary.






The Church - Preferments and Appointments.

Metropolitan News.

National Sports.

Swaithe Colliery Disaster - with mention of Mister John Mitchell acting Manager - Mr Robert Miller - Mr Thomas Halliday - Reive etc.

Chappell and Co's Musical Pianofortes and Harmoniums - full page advert.

Fine Arts. c.keenlyside.

The Theatres.

Wreck of the Deutschland - with mention of Liverpool Underwriters Book of Iron Vessels - Captain Brickenstein - Mr Meyer Chancellor of the German Consulate in London - etc.

Wills and Bequests include: sleekburnc.

Right Hon. Thomas Alexander, Baron Lovat of Lovat died at Beaufort Castle.

Mr James Houghton late of Rodney St, Liverpool.

Mr Samuel Wittiwronge Clayton late of Eastfield House, Ryde, Isle of Wight.

Mr Jehu Horrocks late of Ainsworth Lodge, near Bolton Lancs. sleekburnc.1812


This is an original but USED antique 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 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


11 pages (22sides). It measures 395 x 290 mm (15.5 x 11.25). The spine 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. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my reference only.

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 one page missing, so if you are 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.

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Product Code SORRY but this item has been SOLD
Weight 0.3kg