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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:

Berlin - Attempted Assassination of the Emperor of Germany, Kaiser Wilhelm I, by Dr. Karl Nobiling on the avenue of Unter den Linden - full front page (fp) print from engraving - shows a man shooting at the emperor from an upper storey window. This page is detached.

The Late Mister Philip Wykeham Martin MP. Sleekburnc.

Indian Transport Ships Leaving the Suez Canal - Departure of the Brengal and Oriflamme.

Dr Nobiling the Assassin Who Attempted the Life of the Emperor of Germany - info. Karl Eduard Nobiling.

Winners at Epsom Races: Sefton The Winner of the Derby - half page (hp) print from engraving by John Sturgess.

Jannette Winner of the Oak -' hpprint from engraving by John Sturgess.

Malta: Review of Indian Troops on the Floriana Parade Ground - fp print from engraving with buildings and the harbour in the background.

Constantinople: Burning of the Turkish Government Offices at the Sublime Porte - fp print from engraving. c.keenlyside

The Late Robert Carruthers LL.D Editor of the "Inverness Courier" ..

Malta: The Screw Steamer Goa and Duke of Athol in Tow Bringing in 25th Madras Infantry, Entering the Harbour - a view of the harbour and buildings beyond.

The German Ironclad Grosser Kurfurst, Lately Sunk off Folkestone - fp engraving.

Wood Pit Colliery Explosion at Haydock, near Wigan. Lancs - fp showing four scenes: The Colliery - Party of Resuers Coming Up - Tea and Sandwiches for the Explorers - Collecting Subscriptions for Widows and Orphans ( with amount chalked up on a blackboard).

The Paris Exhibition Sleekburnc.

The Japanese Building in the Champ de Mars - near hp.

The Chinese Building in the Vhamp de Mars - hp

Chinese Exhibitors in the Champ de Mars - fp print from engraving.

The United States Building in Miel the Champ de Mars.


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 (short announcements).

Illustrated London News Editorial

Calendar for the Week

The Weather Results of Meteorological Observations at the Kew Observatory

The Court - Royal Comings and Goings; with mention of Princesses Victoria an dMaud of Wales - Queen Victoria - Princess Beatreice - Albert Edward Prince of Wales and Duke of Connaught Leave for France - Duchess of Edinburgh - Lord Odo Russell - Duke of Cambridge - Count Beust - M. Gennadius of Greece - Countess di Menabrea of Italy - Duke and Duchess of Cleveland - Lady Mary Primrose

Fashionable MArriages includes:

The Marquis of Sligo and Mlle. Isabel de Peyronnet Sleekburnc.

Miss Blanche Moncreiff and Mister Charles Murray of Taymount

Lord Charles Beresford MP and Miss Gardner fixed for the 25th inst.

Lord Claud J. hamilton MP and Miss Carolina Chandos Pole - arranged

Universities and Public Schools - with names mentioned: Rev. Edward Cooper Woollcombe - Mr Oscar O'Flahertie Wilde - Mr F. de Paravicini - George Spencer Bower - Oxford University - Cambridge - William Dalrymple Maclagan - A. Caldecott - E. J. C. Morton - etc.

The Church Preferments and Appointments

Nobiling the Assassin

Sefton - Racehorse

Jannette - Racehorse

Foreign and Colonial News includes:





Austro Hungary



America - with mention of Indians at South Mountain Idaho - Mr William Cullen Bryant - Mr Thomas Winans - etc.



The Indian Native Troops.

The German Warship Grosser Kurfurst.

Fire at Constantinople

Dr Robert Carruthers of Inverness

Terrible Colliery Explosion at the Haydock Collieries with mention of Mr Chadwick - Mr John Turton - Explosion at Stainers Colliery Silverdale.

Recent Deaths by Drowning with mention of Mr Edward Spender and Two Sons of the Western Morning News, at Whisand Bay nr Plymouth - Mr George O'Connor at Cassington - Mr William Carrick and Joh Barker nicholson of Newcastle on Tyne at Tynemouth - Six men drowned at Fleetwood.

Royal Institution Lectures: Microscopical Research by Rev. W. H. Dallinger - Molecular Physics, Liquids by Prof. F. Guthrie - Romanticism by Mr Walter H. Pollock - Addison as he Was in His Life by Professor Henry Morey.

Music and The Royal Italian Opera - - Her Majestys Theatre

Theatres Sleekburnc.

Whit Monday.

Echoes of the Week with mention of Januarius MacGahan the American Journalist - Mr Stanley - Mr J. C. Robinson etc.

The Volunteers

Wills and Bequests includes:

Mister Joseph Alexander Batho late of 58 Regency Square, Brighton

The Right Hon. Charlotte Earle, Dowager LAdy Grantley late of Wonersh Park nr Guildford and of 28 Regency Square Brighton Sleekburnc.

The Right Rev. George Augustus, Lord Bishop of Lichfield

Mister Henry Hayward lat of 11 Belsize Park Gardens

The Rev. Thomas Erskine Former Rector of Alderley in Chester and late of Upton Nervet near Reading

Lieutenant General Sir Frances Wheler late of Leamington Hasting in Co. of Warwickshire


Mister John Champan MP for Grimsby late of hill End Within Mottra in Longdendale in Cheshire

Rev. Edwaqrd Bushby Fellow of St Johns College Cambridge of Kingston Street, Mill road, Cambridge

Mr Edward Green late of Stafford Lodge, Heavitree, Devon and o f25 High Street Exeter

Sir Arundell Neave of Dagnam park, Essex who Died at Llysdulas, Amlwch on Anglesey

Miss Louisa Garrard late of 45 York terrace, Regents park

The Boston Correspondent of the New York herald Says - The Will of John Lothrop Motley Presented for Probate ...

Classified Advertisements

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This is an original 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 are XX pages missing, 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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Product Code 3302 SOLD
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