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Gervais Smith Welseyan STONEWALL JACKSON Thoresby Hall

Thirteen pages (26 sides) from a weekly issue of:

The Illustrated London News

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:

Woolwich Arsenal - Boring the Trunnion Coil for the Eighty One Ton Gun full front page print from engraving from a drawing by W. H. Overend - a man working on the huge gun, various pulleys and tools, etc

The Bronze Statue of General Stonewall Jackson by John Foley RA - Cast by Messrs Manfrield of Chelsea and To Be Shipped to Virginia

Agra India - The Havelock Memorial Chapel

Kathiawar in Western India - The Alfred high School info. Kathiawad Kattywar

Indore in Central India - The Entrance of the First Locomotive full page print from engraving from a picture sent in By Major General Sir Henry Daly Governor Generals Agent Central India fro a sketch by "a Hindoo Clerk named Deeudyial in the office of the chief engineer of Central India - the steam engine is being ceremoniously hauled into the town by a string of elephants while people watch on

Lighting The Beacon - from The Painting by John Tenniel a double page print from engraving with a blank reverse

Morning on the Moors - From the Painting by Mr G. B. Goddard full page print from engraving - a scene showing "a pretty herd lassie with a petted child, take the place of the ruthless sportsman, gently she will tend her charge all day by aid of a sheep dog ..." - herd of cows,a child riding on a cow, a mother, and sheepdog

Once Upon a Time - From a Painting by T. Lobrichon a lovely full page print from engraving showing a little girl reading a story to her younger siblings, some with toys and a little girl sewing, a dol sits on a chair

The Great Black Cockatoo of New Guinea, Microglossa aterrima, in the Zoological Societys Gardens fron a drawing by R. C. West and engraved by W. Wood

Thoresby Hall in Nottinghamshire and the Festivities in Honour of the Majority of Lord newark - The Hall - - - The Baron of Beef - - - Presentation Casket - - - Icing 30 Dozen of Champagne - - - The Sunday School Children half page engraving

President of the Wesleyan Conference - The Rev. Gervase Smith MA Keenlyside

Stuttgart - The Great Rifle Meeting or German Schutzenfest Opposite the Schiessplatz, Cannstadt - info Cannstatt

Chess Problem by Mr J. G. Campbell


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 - with mention of Lord Lovat - Mister Charles Peel - Duke of Richmond - Princess Louise Marchioness of Lorne - Princess Beatrice - HM Yacht Alberta - Duke of Connaught - Marchioness of Aylesbury ( Ailesbury ) Duke of Marlborough - Earl of Wilton - Duke of Coimbra, Infant of Portugal at Osborne - Vicar of West Cowes Rev. W. Barker - Mr Kreijer Bandmaster - Lady Churchill - General Caula - Major General Ponsonby - Prince Humbert - Empress Eugenie - Prince Louis Napoleon - Earl and Countess Granville - Lord Blantyre - Viscount Midleton the Hon. W.St John J. Brodrick

Fashionable Marriages:

Mr Charles Murray of HM Diplomatic Service and Son of Right Hon Sir Charles A.Murray, To Lady Anne Finch Daughter of Dowager Countess of Aylesford and The Late Heneage - also mention Mr Douglas F. R. Dawson (bestman) - Lady Georginaa LEgge - Lady Albreda Fitzwilliam - Lady Evelyn - Lady Muriel Murray - the hon. Mary Cavendish - Hon. Emily Labouchere - Lord Berkeley - Earl of Dartmouth

Mr Somerset Maxwell with Lady Florence Taylour Daughter of the Marquis of headfort at Kellsw with mention of Lady Adelaide Taylour - Miss Emma Taylour - Miss Minnie Dalton - Miss Edwina Fitzpagrick - Miss Cecile Lambart - Rev F. Fitz-Patrick - Dr Bell

The British Medical Association - with mention of Sir R. Christison - Mr Pemberton - Mr Ernest Hart - Mr Marshall - Mr Southam - Dr Falconer - Dr Stewart - Dr Carpenter - Mr E. R Stansfeld - Dr Lyon Playfair - Professor Rutherford - Professor Sanderson - Dr Bartlett - Dr Joseph Rogers

Small items of news includes: Boxes Containing £20,000 worth of dollars Recovered from the Wreck of the Schiller - - - The Steamer Cadiz and the Recovery of Flasks of Quicksilver and Casks of Wine etc - - - North Wales Colliery Owners Reduce Wages by 15 per cent etc - - - Persons Killed by Lightning at Chiselhurst - Woolwich - Llanaelhaairn - Mr R. H. Sherlock the Editor of Liverpool Mail killed at Ingleton - Ernest Pope at Manor Farm, Martock Somerset

Foreign and Colonial News:

France - with mention of M. Ferdinand Duval - Prefet of the Seine - Dr Loiseau a Municipal Councillor - Marshal MacMahon - General Ducrot - M. Plon the Paris Publisher

Spain - with mention of Garrison of St Martin de Malda in Lerida - Dorregaray and Saballs etc



Austro hungary

Turkey SleekburnC.

America - with mention of John D. Lee a Mormon Bishop Tiral at Utah


Australia - with mention of Mr Berry - Mr Munroe - Mr Longmore LKand - Mr Paterson - Mr Imits - Mr Woods - Mr Labor - Mr French - short apprx 40 wds

New Zealand - with mention of Colonel Robert William Harley - short - apprx30 wds

Short snippets of news includes: Mr Froude in Cape of Good Hope - apprx 35 wds - - - Hans Christian Andersen Interred aaprx 30 wds - - - Dinner in Honour of Sir Richard Garth in the Strangers Room of the Bengal Club - - - Passion Play at Oberammergau apprx 55wds - - - Act of |Parliament, a Statue of the Dominion of Canada Respecting Copyright - - - Certificat of Captain Inglis of the Loch Logan Suspended apprx 45 wds - - - Dr Vance Smith of the New Testament Revision Committee at Coseley near Wolverhampton apprx 180 wds - - - Surrey Archaeeological Society at Sanderstead Court Colonel Wigsells residence, Mr Granville Leveson-Gower, Mr Ralph Nevill, Major heales, T. Reive,Mr Milbourn, Colonel Lennard, Mr Seymour Teulon JP apprx 180 wds - - - Royal Horse Artillery Experiments on Dartmoor apprx 300 wds

The Church - Preferments and Appointments with mention of Mr W. J. Legh of Earlstown - Rev. J. Cohen and Mrs Cohen - Committee of the Rubrics - Church of St Burian at Lands End - Mr Mackonochie at St Albans Holborn

Universities and |Public Schools with mention of Mr henry Broadbent BA of Exeter - Dr Julius Eggeling - Rev D. Silvan Evans of Llanymowdy - London and Netley Examinations - H. Charlesworth - J. C. Dorman - H. Le Mottee - royal naval College - Mr G. Goldney MP - Rev H. D. Harper Headmaster of Sherborne School - Kings School, Chester - W. S. Waymouth BA - Whitgift School, Croydon - etc

Parliament - with mention of Lord Oranmore - Cardinal Manning - Unseaworthy Ships Bill - Mister Disraeli - Lord Hartington - Mr Sullivan - Dr Kenealy - Mr Mitchell henry - Mr Smollett - Mr Kinnaird - Mr Grant Duff - Mr Fawcett - Sir G. Campbell - Sir W. Lawson - Mr Cross

Pembroke College, Cambridge

The Festivities at Thoresby at the Coming of Age of Lord Newark the Eldest Son of Earl Manvers

Law and Police with mention of Mister J. H. Tillett for Norwich - Sir William Muir - Morley v. Colwell at Croydon Assizes - Meeting of the Creditors of Messrs Shand and Co. East India Merchants of Rood Lane - Credors of Mr Robert Corkling and Co of Manchester and Alexandria - Mr Arthur Cooper of Cooper Brothers - Messrs Kilburn and Kershaw Silk Brokers - Mr E. Bilsborough of Manchester Flannel Merchant - Mr Baron Bramwell - Miss Dent - M. Miel - Mrs Sarah Wood at Leeds - Alexander Collie - Mr W. F. Wigg - Mr Josiah Radcliffe - Sir Thomas White - Richard Hampton - Mr Barrell of Woolwich - Hammond of Greenwich Fined for Not having His Child Vaccinated - William Weaver at the Monmouthshire Assizes of Burglary at Abergavenny - Edward Blacker for Embezzzlement at Bank of Ireland - George Richards the Mat of a Steam Tug for Murder of His Wife - Peter Blanchard Hanged at Lincoln for the Murder of Louise Hodgson at Louth

The Fruit Crops

The Westminster Ophthalmic Hospital

The Rev. Gervase Smith President of the Wesleyan Conference - approx. 800 words

The Fifth German Schutzenfest - aprox. 400 wds

The Volunteers - the National Artillery Association - with mention of the Shoeburyness Camp - Colonel Fisher - Colonel Brown MP - Aldershott - Tower hamlets Engineer Volunteers - Colonel Chesney - Colonel Comyng - Captain and Adjutant Coles - Volunteer Corps 26th Surrey - Colonel Hyde Page - Shaftesbury Park Estate - \Major Pott - Captain and Adjt. Falkner - Captain Luke Bishop - 2nd City of London Rifles - Colonel Bruce Grenadier Guards - Colonel Vickers - Colonel Rimington - Major Grant Capt. and Adjt. Nevinson - Ranges at Wormwood Scrubbs - Private Wenmoth of St Georges Rifles - Cheshire Rifle Association - Private Cherry - etc

Echoes of the Week

The Royal Visit to Sheffield - with mention of The Mayor Mr Mark Firth of Firth Park

The OConnell Centenary at Dublin - approx 2000 wds


SleekburnC. 1408

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

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 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.

PLEASE ALSO NOTE that the paper banners, or mastheads vary, and the scan shown is only a representative sample.

"Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.


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Product Code 9781 Wt 300g
Weight 0.3kg