ARCTIC EXPEDITION Gibraltar QUINTON BIRMINGHAM Balaclava Anniversary CHARLES WHEATSTONE Spain Civil War Navarre PRINCE LEOPOLD Lombard St Church London COURSING ARTICLE
Original Antique Newspaper
The Arctic Expedition: An Eskimo Ball at Disko - full front page engraving From a Sketch by an Artist on Board The Pandora - a scene at Disko, Greenland showing the crew and sailors of the ship Pandora fraternising with the eskimo outside a hut which is the venue for a ball. The eskimo or inuit men have their hair wrapped in an ornate style, piled high on top of their heads. The drawings were sketched by an artist on board the Pandora, Mister George de Wylde.
The Arctic Expedition - Double page of engravings from the sketches of George de Wylde:
Uyarasusuk - engraved by Horace Harral from the sketches by de Wylde - (info. On Disko Island, possibly ka Qeqertarsuaq Grønlænderen Ouiarasuksumitok).
A Crylite Mine at Ivittuut.Sleekburnc.
Men from the Pandora Gettting Coal at Qullissat. (info. aka Kudliset, Qutdligssat).
The Pandora in Melville Bay. - info. Qimusseriarsuaq.
Black Hook - view of cliffs from the sea. - info. aka Svarte Huk.
I have put in some of the modern inuit names for reference purposes.
A double page engraving entitled A Labour of Love by C. E. Perugini - it shows a pretty young lady arranging flowers in a vase. The engraving is blank on the reverse and is an extra supplement to The Graphic - info. Charles Edward Perugini (b. Naples, Italy 1839 - d.1918), originally Carlo Perugini, was an Italian born artist. (info. He married Kate the youngest daughter of Charles Dickens).
A full page showing a ship stopping off at Gibraltar On the Way to India - five engravings Sketches by One of Our Special Artists Despatched to Accompany the Prince of Wales:
A party of Marines from a British ship marching reive through a street in Gibraltar Coming from the Wash, Gibraltar.
The Ship's Forge on Board SS Deccan - from a sketch by Mr W. C. Horsley one of our special artists to .
Commercial Square of The Jews' Market at Gibraltar, Showing the New Club House Hotel.
The Convent or Governor's House at Gibraltar.
The Gunboat Express (of Guardacosta Fame) Alongside the Mole at Gibraltar.
Military Sports: The Tug of War at Aldershot - full page print from engraving.
The Anniversary of the Balaklava Charge - From a Drawing by George H. Thomas - two full page engravings.
Quinton near Birmingham: The Cottage Convalescent Home - an engraving showing a beautiful cottage with ornate slated roof, built by Messrs Chance Brothers, proprietors of the Alkali Works at Oldbury, to benefit the workers in the company. The engraving is from a photograph by H. J. Whitlock, Birmingham.
The Church of St Edmund the King and Martyr, Lombard Street, City of London: A Harvest Festival Service - showing a packed church and the service being conducted. The article also mentions by The Rev. Pascoe Grenfell Hill - Rev. J. Leycester Lyne - Mr Athill the Verger - Rev. W. Shoults BS the Curate - Reive - Rev. A. H. Mackonochie - Miss Kate Westrop on the Organ - Mr C. E. Tutill the Percentor.
The Anniversary of the Balaklava Charge: A Fete at the Alexandra Palace - a full page engraving showing old comrades meeting up. Small repaired tear (on reverse) approx 1.25" not affecting engraving.
Professor Sir Charles Wheatstone - plus an article (obituary) approx 500words.
The Civil War in Spain: An Alphonsist Court Martial In Navarre - half page engraving.
This page has two small repaired (on reverse) tears to page approx 1.5" not affecting engravings.
Presentation of the Freedom of the City to HRH Prince Leopold at the Guildhall Library - full page engraving.
Topics of the Week includes:
The Balaklava Celebration.
England and Egypt.
Lord Darnley and The Mayor of Gravesend Mr Lake.
Von Stein - an article on Heinrich Friedrich Karl vom und zum Stein a German statesman.
The Popoffka - info. Russian ship, ironclad.
The London School Board.
The Arctic Voyage of The Pandora - with mention of Captain Allen Young - Sir John Franklin's Expedition - The Alert and Discovery - Professor Nordenskiold - etc
The Balaklava Fete - with mention of Major Sir G. Wombwell - Lord Tredegar - Colonel Trevelyan - Lieutenant Colonel Galt - Major C. Lennox Jervis - Captain CLutterbuck - M. Miel - Sir E. Lee - Miss Nightingale and the Poet Laureate sent letters excusing themselves from attending, but expressing sympathy and admiration for the men...... - Miss Stirling and her Recitation - Mr R.Chandler - etc.
Party Politics with mention of Mr Goldney - Mr M'Mahon - Mr Morgan Howard - Mr Holms MP for Hackney - etc.
Heavy Rains and Floods.
Lord Darnley and His Tenants with mention of Mr Lake of Gravesend.
Miscellaneous with mention of Madame M'Mahon - Mr Gladstone - Professor Max Muller.
Coursing with mention of Mr Morgan's Malimba - Mr Morgan's Miss Max - Mr Lawson's Leveret - etc.
Bicycling with mention of The Champion J. Keen and his brother B. Keen - C. Thuillet of Paris - E. Shelton of Wolverhampton - M. Thuillet - Mr J. Moore a Champion of France - D. Stanton.
St Johanne's Danish Lutheran Church, Newcastle on Tyne with mention of Pastor A. C. Hansen - Mr Theodore Borries Danish Vice Consul - Mr H. G. Erichsen - Mr Clements Good - Mr Borries - Mayor and Mayoress of Newcastle.
Craps Column includes:
The Imitative Propensities of Monkeys.
Emigration Returns from The USA.
A Plague of Rats at Rocquencourt Camp in France.
Evil Spirits in China..
The Reptile House of the Paris Jardin des Plantes.
The Idiomatic Character of the English Language.
The Dudley Gallery Exhibition.
Rural Notes includes:
Landlord and Tenant with ref. to the Earl of Darnley and Mr Lake the Mayor of Gravesend.
Foot and Mouth Disease.
Miscellaneous with mention of M. Delano and Co. - Mr Conhault - etc.
The Theatres with mention of Mr Phelps - Mr Toole - Mr Charles Mathews - Mr W. G Wills - Miss Heath - Hon. Lewis WIngfield - Mr Paul Merritt - Mr Falconer - Mr A. G. T. Watson - Mr Savile Clarke - etc.
Coursing - a large article.
The Court - Royal Comings and Goings.
The Journey of the Prince of Wales on The Serapis.
Music - the Carl Rosa Opera Company etc.
Three small repaired tears as mentioned above.Sleekburnc. 3010
Ten pages ( 20 sides). This is an issue specially produced and printed on thin paper for posting abroad. It measures 400 x 300 mm (16 x 11.75 "). The spine has been reinforced/repaired at some point in the past, the pages are loose with binding witness marks. There is a stain to the bottom corner of all the pages not affecting any of the engravings (see scan of front page). There is some age yellowing, and small marks and 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 engravings are NOT in colour unless otherwise stated.
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