1878 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Divers HMS EURODYCE San Stefano Treaty (3202)
1878 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Divers HMS EURODYCE San Stefano Treaty (3202)
1878 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Divers HMS EURODYCE San Stefano Treaty (3202)
1878 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Divers HMS EURODYCE San Stefano Treaty (3202)
1878 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Divers HMS EURODYCE San Stefano Treaty (3202)

1878 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Divers HMS EURODYCE San Stefano Treaty (3202)

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The Illustrated London News

DATED 1878

An Original Weekly Newspaper: 11 pages (22 sides)


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:


The Wreck of HMS Eurydice off Dunnose Point, The Isle of Wight - full page print from engraving showing the mast and top sails of the training ship, a 26-gun corvette, above the waves, and also a small steam tug or lighter attending the vessel in the background

HMS Eurydice in Portsmouth Harbour Before Her Last Voyage

The Treatment of the Apparently Drowned - Dr Howard Demonstrating His Method at The Receiving House of the Royal Humane Society in Hyde Park - half page print from engraving showing Dr Benjamin Howard and others

On Board a Transport Ship Going to the Kaffir War - Soldiers at Sunday Divine Service - a full page print from engraving by "Our Special Artist" shows the soldiers attending the service and women and children in the foreground

The Wrecked HMS Eurydice As Last Seen by Benjamin Cuddiford one of the Two Survivors - From a Sketch Supplied by Him double page print from engraving by W. H Overend.

Sketches in Winchester: St Cross, Beaufort Tower - College, Corner of Quadrangle - West Gate - Font in Cathedral - Winchester Cross -In The Quadrangle at St Cross - fp with text.

Rebecca - By E. V. Lecomte - print from engraving copied from a photograph by Messrs Goupil, showing a Syrian young woman waiting at the public well to fill her pitchers, wearing bracelet, cross necklace, fringed sleeve etc

Divers at Work on HMS Eurydice - full page print from engraving showing a diver on an attending boat climbing down the side to investigate the wreck; a steam tug or lighter named Grinder and various small boats in attendance. There is a small repair to the edge of the engraved area.

The Walker Self Acting Saloon to Prevent Sea Sickness - invented by Mr James Alexander Walker

The Walker Apparatus for Carrying Cattle - small engr.

Life On Board a Troop-Ship - Sounding The Bugle for Dinner - - - Hauling in the Log, Officers at Work - - - One of the 90th Infantry Regiment On Guard - three engravings

Newington Butts - The New Clock Tower a Gift to the Parish of St Mary from Mr R. S. Faulconer. There is a small repair to the border of the page. Sleekburnc.

A War Office Map: Showing the Territorial Changes Made by The Russian Turkish Treaty of San Stefano full page engraved map entitled "Reduced Cop of The Official Maps to Illustrate Articles I, III, IV and XIX of the Treat of Peace Signed at San Stefano 3 Mar 1878" - It shows Hungary and Transylvania in the north - down through Bosnia, Servia, Bulgaria, Roumelia - Bessarabia, Reive, Dobruja, Constantinople, Sea of Marmara, Smyrna Thessaly, Albania, Greece - Down to Candia or Crete at the south. There is an inset map of the Trebizond, Ezerum, and Tiflis areas - info. San Stefano aka Yeşilköy Istanbul. There is a small repair to the edge of the engraved area of the map.

Chess Problem by J. J. Watts

An Incident During the Russo-Turkish War - a very atmospheric scene showing a bedraggled family at the side of a muddy road being offered water by a soldier - a double page print from engraving drawn by R. Caton Woodville; 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. They include:

Births Marriages and Deaths Announcements - short: Of a son at Madras W. A. Porter Principal of College - - - Of a Son, John C. Wylie at Dutoitis Fan Diamond Fields S. Africa - - - Of a Daughter at 59 Holland Park, J. H. Teare - - - Christopher M. Bagot Married Eleanor Mary daughter of Hon George C. Hawker - - - Charles Augustus Lethbridge to Agnes Rose daughter of rev. R. Morey of Snetterby - - - Deaths , the Dowager Countess Nelson - - - At Halifax Nova Scotia General Sir William O'Grady Haly - - - John Jackson of the Manor House Hambleton, Rutlandshire

Weather: Results of Meteorological Observations at the Kew Observatory ...

The Illustrated London News Editorial - With ref. to the War in the East - Lord Derby in the Houses of Parliament

The Court - Royal Comings and Goings - names mentioned Rev. W. Page Robers Vicar of Eye in Suffolk - General Sir Frederick Chapman - Admiral Reginald Macdonald - Right Hon. Gathorne Hardy - Right Hon. F. A. Stanley - Lady Churchill - The Hon. H. Byng - Herr Nevill Moritz - Lady Molesworth - M. Miel - H. Skech - the Hon. F. And Mrs Wellesley - The Hon. Horatia Stopford - Lieut. Gen. H. Ponsonby - etc

The Late Disaster in the Channel, HMS Eurydice - The Loss of 328 Men with mention of Lieutenant Tabor - Bennet the Seaman buried at Haslar Hospital - etc

Treatment of the Apparently Drowned - an article on the work of Dr Benjamin Howard of New York - also mention of Sir John Kennaway - Sir W. Stirling - Mr Pease - Mr M. Stewart - Dr Priestley - Dr Sieveking Physician to Queen Victoria

Foreign and Colonial News includes:

France - mention of Duc de la Rochefoucauld Bisaccia - General Borel - M. Spuller - M. Freycinet - etc

Italy - mention of The Pope and Pope Pius IX - Signori Pianciani


Germany - with mention of Herr Hobrecht - Herr Maybach - Prince Bismarck - Madame Etelka Gerster - Baron Linden Sentenced at Mannheim

Austro Hungary - mention of General Ignatieff - Baron Depretis - Herr Szilagzi - Herr Tisza

America USA - mention of Mr Sharman



Australia - mention of Sir Bryan O'Loghlen - Sir Arthur Blyth - Mister Francis

Appointments in the Gazette - listed are Hon. William Nassau Jocelyn - Mr Rivers Thompson - Sir Edward Clive Bayley - Mr Gregory Charles Paul - Patrick O'Sullivan - John Marriott

Benevolent Institutions includes:

School for Children of German parents in Little Alie St., Goodmans Fields, Whitechapel Opened by the German Ambassador Sleekburnc.

The Young Womens Institute Union and Christian Association, Earl of Shaftesbury Presiding

Meeting of Donors of University College Hospital at the Hospital, Mr J. Chisholm Gooden Presiding, Mr Newton H. Nixon speaker

Lord Aberdare Presides at the Annual Meeting of the Charity Organisation Society - mention of Sir W. Gull - Lord O'Hagan - Lord Elcho - Mister Mills - Sir F. Buxton

Mister John Hollingshead presided at the Royal General Theatrical Fund

Mrs Freake at Cromwell House, South Kensington

Mr Thomas Jessop at the Sheffield Womens Hospital Meeting

Mr Samuel Brandram

Political Column:

Changes in the Ministry - with mention of Mr Gathorne hardy - Colonel Stanle - Earl of Derby - Sir Charles Adderley - Sir H. Selwin Ibbetson - Viscount Sandon - Lord George Hamilton - Mr Thomas Salt - Mr J. G. Talbot - Mr E. Stanhope

Policy of Great Britain on the Eastern Question - Lord Salisbury and his speech

The Royal Message Announcing Queen Victorias Intention to Call Out the Reserves

Colonel Fletcher Commanding 2nd Battalion Scots Guards speaks at the United Service Institution

Deputation of the Liberal Association - mention of Lord Granville and Marquis of Hartington Mr Chambrelain - Mr Bright - Mr Harris - Mr Robert Leake - Mr J. F. White of Aberdeen - Rev Dr Mellor of Halifax

The Church Preferments and Appointments - with mention of H. Benwell Rector of Langton - - Thomas Boniface Vicar of Deddington - - William Esdaile of Sandford Orcas - - Rev William Elliot Oliver of Christ Church, Lee - - Mr and Mrs Dean of Scausby Hall - - Mr James Wilcock - - Lady Margaret Cameron baptised in Westminster Abbey

Universities and Public Schools - Oxford - With mention of Mr T. Bowman MA of Merton Coll. - - Mr H. T. Gerrans of Christ Church - - Messrs B. C. Costelloe - - David Samuel Margoliouth of New College - - Professor Stubbs and Mr S. R. Gardiner of Christ Church - - Wilfred Douglas Pollock

Cambridge - with mention of Rev Dr Bosworth - - A. H. Cooke of Kings - - W. W. English of St Johns - - C. Bryan of Kings - - J. G. Fraser and James of Trinity

Metropolitan News:

The Lenton Performance of the Messiah - with mention of Madame Sherrington, Patey, Mr E. Lloyd - Mr Thurley Beale - Michael Costa

School Board for London - Sir Charles Reed Presiding

Meeting of the Victoria Philosophical Institute at 7 Adelphi Terrace

Mr Anthony Trollope Adresses the Society of Arts

Mr Cross Presented with the Fredom of the Clothworkers Company at the Guild in Mincing Lane


The Queens Message

The Budget

Earl of Leitrim, His Clerk, and Driver Shot Dead at Donegal at Cratlaghwood

Mister W. E. Forster on Wesleyan Methodist Education - with mention of Rev. Dr Rigg - Rev F. W. Macdonald - Rev. W. O. Simpson

National Sports - Liverpool spring Meeting

Adverts of the Day - three pages

Life on Board a Troop Ship

Art Page - The Goupil Gallery - - - Mr Seymour Haden ' sEtchings - - The French Gallery, Pall Mall - - Royal Academy Pictures

Obituary of Eminent Persons include:

Sir Frederick William Frankland JP of Cheltend died at Torquay

Sir John Andrew Cathcart JP etc died at Edinburgh

Sir George Gilbert Scott RA LL.D the Celebrated Architect Died at Courtfield House, South Kensington

Deaths - Short Announcements inc. Colonel John Bean at Rome - - - William Kendall JP at Exeter - - - Captain Richard William Barnardiston Crowther-Benyon On Board HM Troopship Crocodile - - - Dr John Roberts RC of Physicians at Nice - - - Lieutenant Francis Hope Tabor RN in HMS Eurydice - - - Lieutenant Stanley A. B. Burney RN in HMS Eurydice Sinking - - - William Coates Esq JP at Belfast - - - The Right Hon. Frances Elizabeth Countess Nelson at Landford House - - - Louis John George Ferrier Esq of Belsyde Linlithgowshire drowned in HMS Eurydice While on passage home from Bermuda

Wills and Bequests include:

The Right Hon. William Lennox, Earl Bathurst late of 38 Half Moon St, Piccadilly and of Oakley Park, Cirencester

Mr Samuel Carter formerly of Edgbaston - and of Quarry Hill, Battle Sussex and late of 3 Clifton Place Sussex Square Hyde Park

Mr John Towneley late of Towneley Hall, Lancashire and of 10 Carlton House Terrace

Mr Edmund Joseph Weld late of Lulworth Castle Dorset

Mr John Snell late of 171 Clapham Road Sleekburnc.

Francis Barlow Robinson of Balcombe House Sussex and formerly of Essex Street, Strand

Rev. Charles Lesingham Smith of Little Canfield in Essex

Munificent Bequests Announcement in the Times - Mr Henry Brown JP of Bradford and Rawdon SleekburnC. 0604


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 magazine founded by Herbert Ingram with the first edition appearing on 14 May 1842.

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my reference only. It measures 395 x 290 mm (15.5 x 11.25). The spine is 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.

PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS presentAs far as I can tell there is one page missing, so if you're 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 3202 Sorry, this item has been SOLD
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