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WAR BULGARIA Election New Pope Leo HMS ALEXANDRA FLAGSHIP Greek Insurrection Thessaly

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The Illustrated London News

DATED 1878

An Original Weekly Newspaper: 12 pages (24 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 War in Bulgaria - English Prisoners on the March. From a Sketch By One of them Mr Bell Our Special Artist - full front page

The Election of a New Pope:

Arrival of Cardinals in the Courtyard of the Vatican

Fireplace in Which Voting Papers Were Burned

Crowd Watching for the SMoke from a Chimney

Conclave of Cardinals Voting in the Sistine Chapel - full page print from engraving

HMS Alexandra Flagship of Admiral Hornby's Squadron in the Sea of Marmora - a splendid full page print from engraving of the ship from a drawing by I. R. Wells ?

The War: Russian Soldiers MAking Themselves at Home in a Bulgarian Cottage - Full page print from engraving

The Rt. Hon. Joseph Warner Henley of Waterperry near Wheatley Oxfordshire,

Lower Beef Town, Besika Bay - just outside the Strait of the Dardanelles

Upper Beef Town Besika Bay

The Besika Bay Hunt: Stables and Kennels

The Late Captain Frederic Elton British Consul at the Portuguese Colony of Mozambique.

Visit of Members of the House of Commons to Portsmouth - Exploding a Spar Torpedo

Election of a New Pope - Pope Leo XIII Blessing The People

Kissing The Popes Foot

The Kaffir War: Landing of Troops at East London

The Greek Insurrection in Thessaly - Frontier miel Town and Fort of Domoko

Chess Problem by Mr W. Grimshaw


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 with reference to the Treaty of Peace between Russia and Turkey signed at San Stafano

The Court at Buckingham Palace etc

English Non Combatant Prisoners of War - with reference to Mr Joseph Bell Special Artist to the Illustrated london new - Dr Armand Leslie - M. Miel - Dr Neville Dr Kirkpatric of the Red Crescent being arrested by the Russian authorities at Kamarli north of Sophia

The Greek Revolt in Thessaly

Foreign and Colonial News

The British Fleet at The Dardanelles

The Church - Preferments and Appointments

Parliament - House of Lords - and Commons

Metropolitan News Sleekburnc.

Law and Police

Scientific Results of the Month

Music includes The Carl Rosa Opera company

Royal Institution Lectures includes The Blood by Professor A. H. garrod - The Electricity of Capillarity by Professor Dewar - Deterioration of Oil Paintings by Dr R. Liebreich - The Fall of Carthage by Mr Bosworth Smith

Obituary of Eminent Persons inlcudes Right Hon. William Lennox Bathurst, Fifth Earl Bathurst - - - Most Hon. Frances Dowager Marchioness of Headfort died at her residence in London - - - Constance Henrietta, Countess of Winchilsea and Nottingham died at Lord Winchilseas Chambers in Victoria Street Westminster - - - Lieutenant General Sir John Jones KCB died at Torquay - - - Richard Bright Esq of Stocks House Tring MP for East Somerset - - - Mister Joseph Bonomi the Egyptologist.

Wills and Bequests includes Mr William Frederic Graham late of Elm Grove Wallington Surrey - - - Hon. Mrs Lucy Elizabeth Hotham late of Bramber Rectory Sussex - - - MR Charles Gould formerley of Westbourne Terr and of Lisbon Portugal but late of 12 Sussex Square Brighton - - - Mr Erasmus Septimus Eyre late of Derby Villa Highbury New Park - - - Mr Robert John Dobree late of 12 Gibert Street Grosvenor Square and 264 Strand and of 15 Russell Square

SleekburnC. 0903

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. I would say the supplements have been removed.

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 are no other pages missing (they run consecutively), but 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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