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Peter Paul Rubens RUSSIAN TURKISH WAR Balkens Bulgaria Massacre Yeni Sagra ALFRED M. WATKIN MP Turkish Ironclad Ship DEFENCE OF KARS

Thirteen pages ( 26 sides) from an issue of:

The Illustrated London News

DATED 1877

This first part of the description features a list of images i.e. prints from engravings etc:

Russo-Turkish War: The Defence of Kars and; The Last Shot Fired - full front page "From a Sketch By Our Special Artist with the Turkish Army in Asia" – Turkish troops firing off a cannon.

The Burning of the Railway Station at Kayadzik Haskioi by General Gourko's Troops.

The Balkans - The Hainkoi Pass and Lake. Info. poss. Hainboaz Hain-Boğaz Bulgaria

Battle of Plevna – death of colonel Rosenbaum of Reive the Archangel Regiment - full page print from engraving – "From Information Supplied by Capain Dahnhauer "

Sir Peter Paul Rubens - full page print from engraved by W. Biscombe Gardner.

The Massacres at Yeni Zara - - View of Yeni Zara from the Railway Station - - - Fugitive Bulgarians Waiting for The Train - - - Man Massacred at His Own Front Door - - - Three Bodies, Men and a Woman, in a Barn - - - The Grave of the Woman Monin - - - Ruins of The Mosque - full page of sketches by The Times Naval Correspondent Captain James Gambier RN

MP For Grimsby – Mr Alfred Mellor Watkin.

At Bow Street Police Court – Detective Police Officers Charged with Conspiracy, the Convict Kurr.

The War In the Balkans – Battle of Dzuranli near Eski Sagra

Charge of prince Leuchtenberg's Troops Through Circassian Horse - battle scene

The Burning of Yeni Sagra.

Dzuranli – Russian Infantry Goining into the Woods Under the Turkish Fire - battle scene

Between Decks of a Turkish Ironclad Ship - Men Working the Guns - double page print from engraving by W. H. Overend – blank reverse.


This second part of the description features items of news articles etc. but have no images associated with the subject matter unless listed above:

Illustrated London News Editorial

The Court – Royal Comings and Goings

Births Marriaged And Deaths

Russian Turkish War

Foreign and Colonial News:

France – mention of Marshal MacMahon – M. Thiers – M. Krantz – Funeral of M. Duvergier de Hauranne




America - with mention of President Hayes



The Indian Famine Relief Fund

Political Matters with ref. to Mr Gladstone – Mr Biggar – Mr Parnell etc

The Rubens Festival

TheBritish Association

Welsh National Eisteddfod

The Conspiracy Case at Bow Street – names mentioned in the article inc. John Meiklejohn Inspector Metropolitan Police – Sgt Nathaniel Druscovich– Inspector William palmer - Edward Frogatt – Harry Benson – M. Miel -William and Frederick Kurr – Charles Ball – Countess de Goncourt

Emigrant Girls In Canada

Morganatic marriages

Obituary of Eminent Persons:

Sir John Blencowe Robinson died at His Residence moulton Park near Northampton

Sir John Henry Townsend-Farquhar

Deaths – short announcements – Thomas Everett Fowell of Churt Lodge Wilts - - - Henry Spencer Cooper of Springfield in the County of Flint

Vice Admiral Charles Wilson Riley died at Klymiarvan, East Looe in Cornwall - - - Lady Henry Paget – Blanche Mary died at Boulogne aged 26 - - - Mr Ross Donnelly Mangles - - - Major Archibald Chisholm - - - Charles Bannatayne Findlay Esq of boturich Castle, Dumbartonshire died at kissingen, Bavaria - - - Admiral Charles Wise of Wonwell Devon died at his Seat near Newton Abbot - - - Lady Caroline Morant at Mudiford, Christchurch Hants - - - Major General Samuel Thacker died at Harley Street, Cavendish Square - - - Mr George Loch QC Attorney General to Prince of Wales died at the Cottage, Bishopsgate, Staines SleekburnC.

Wills and Bequests include:

Mister William Hugh Inglis of 50 Seymour Street, Portman Square and Late of Buddaghery in Madras India

Mrs Matilda Roberts late of 57 Montagu Square

Mr William Kynaston Gaskell late of 2 Brunswick Place Brighton

Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt late of 37 Tavistock Place London

The Hon. And Rev. Anerley Henry Gore late of 15 South Audley Street

Mr David Richard Morier late of 45 Montagu Square

Mr James William White late of 27 Bethnal Green Road

Mr Thomas Hedley a Barrister of Newton, Northumberland

M. Blanc the Lesee of the Monaco Gaming Tables.

Please Feel free to ask any questions, we will try to answer promptly.

The Illustrated London News was a magazine founded by Herbert Ingram,with the first edition of the Illustrated London News appearing on 14 May 1842.

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 and cuts, some pages are loose. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. 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. Quotation marks in the text signifies 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 is one page missing so if you are looking for something in particular in these pages PLEASE ASK. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.


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