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The Illustrated London News

Original Weekly Newspaper

DATED 1900


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:

China: Admiral Seymours Advance on Tientsin and An Incident of Chinese Treachery - full page (fp) shwoing a drawing by H. C. Seppings Wright; junks carrying American wounded guarded by British sailors in the Centurionand soldiers along the bank of the river, being fired upon during the Seymour Expedition in the Boxer Rebellion on the Pei-ho (Hai) River.

The Transvaal or Boer War South Africa - double page (dp) showing x2drawings:

Sir Redvers Bullers Advance: Infantry Advancing on Hilly Ground at Rooikopjes - fp Sketch (Facisimle) by our Special Artist Mr Frank Stewart.

A Patrol on a Ridge with Ammunition Running Short - fp as above.

General Louis Botha the Last Mainstay of a Dying Cause - from a photo by Photogetter of London.

Barberton Market Square South Africa.

Personal Page:

John Baptiste Cahill Bishop of Portsmouth.

Sir William Turner FRS President of the British Association.

Captain Edgar Quartus Robertson Killed at Stephanusdrai.

Dr Mumm von Schwarzenstein German Minister at Peking.

Cluny Macpherson Chief of the Clan Chattan.

The Late Professor Henry Sidgwick Died at Terling Place, Witham.

Nicola Tesla the Servian Electrician and Inventor.

Sir Saul Samuel the Australian Statesma.

First Camp of the 5th Royal Irish Lancers at Landspruit, Tranasvaal - hp.

Wounded Men of the 2nd Dublin Fusiliers, Who Were at the Battle of Spion Kop, Have Returned to Duty - group photo by G. Wright of Southsea.

Three illustrations drawn by A. Forestier to accompany a short story.

The Trial of King Humberts Murderer and the Scene in the Court at Milan: Bresci Conversing With His Advocate, Signor Merlino - fp drawn by Our Special Artist G. D'Amato; the advocate in the foreground is Signor Martelli. Artists signature miel and "Milano" in bottom edge.

The Transvaal War and Scenes of the Boer Retreat Along the Delagoa Bay Railway:

Fp showing x2photos by F. Outridge: Kaap Bridge; and Krokodil Poort.

Fp showing x3photos as above: Falls at Nelspruit, One of Mr Krugers halting Places; Cottage at Krokodil Poort; and Elands Spruitnear Waterval-Onder.

Boxer Rebellion and The Chinese Crisis with Scenes at Taku and Tientsin:

Evening Parade at Taku Garrison - photo by Lt. Jellicoe.

Chinese Prisoners and Wounded at Taku.

The First Attempt to Relieve the Peking Legations and The Arrival of Seymours Wounded at Tientsin - from a drawing.

The Captured Taku Forts: North Fort Flying the Japanese Flag - - Central Square and Men's Quarters - - Souyth Battery and Gate - - Disabled Gun12cm with Shot Mark on Shield - - North East 12cm Gun - fp.

The Holiday Season at London Terminus - a wonderful double page (dp) with a blank reverse, from a drawing by Hal Hurst.

The Queens Journey North and The Crossing From Cowes: Attended by the Port Admirals Yacht and the Elfin, The Albert Steams into Portsmouth Harbour.

Day After the Capture of Tientsin: 12th Russian Infantry on Sentry Duty - hp from a drawing by H. C. Seppings Wright from a sketch by Mr Lionell Barff.

Cossack Artillery Engaging Chineses Outside Peking - dp drawn by R. Caton Woodville RI.

The British Association at Bradford and Places of Interest in the Neighbourhood: Knaresborough Castle - fp showing drawings by William B. Robinson - - Town hall Bradford - - Barden Tower and Bolton Abbey - - Dropping Well, Knaresboro - - forster Square and Parish Church Bradford - - Kirkstall Abbey - - Malham Cove.

Hop Pickers Leavig London Bridge at Midnight - fp from a drawing.

Fashions: Three Quarter Coats for the Approaching Season.

The Parisian Diamond Company - fp advert.

Invalids at the Royal Victoria Hospital Netley - photograph supplied by A. Peppler showing: Private Suander of 2nd West YOrks - L/Cpl Pike of Royal Scottish Fus. Reive - Trooper Waites of Imperial Yeomanry - Private Rooney of Inniskilling Fusiliers - Private Stanley, Royal Warwicks - Private Manders RAMC - Private Dolan Royal Irish Fus. - Private Parker Imperial Yeomanry - Private Green, Kitcheners horse - Private Brockbank, 3rd East Lancs - P{rivate Sertora 2nd Wilts - Private Harris 1st Worcs - Private Murphy 45th Company, Lord Roberts - Private Biddlecombe, 2nd Lincolns - Gunner Power RCS - Lance Corporal Shelton, 1st Mounted Infantry - Private Ballard, West Ridings - Corporal Morris of 1st Durham LI - Sgt Lawrence of 1st Border Regt. - Private Macdonald, 1st Royal Canadians - Private Noble of Ceylon Mounted Infantry - Private Proulx, Royal Canadians. It also states where each man was wounded in the accompanying article.

Fox's new Patent spiral Puttee - hp. Advert.

Messrs Levers Exhibit at the Paris Exhibition.

Allenburys Foods - advert.

Peed Frean and Col Fairy Cakes - hp advert showing school room scene.

Monkey Brand Brooks's Soap - fp advert

Ogedens Tobacco - hp. Advert.

Cockles Pills - advert


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:

Our note Book page by L. F. Austin.

The Wars in China and South Africa.

The Playhouses: A Debt o fhonour at The St James's - - Sweet Nell of Old Drury at Haymarket. With mentions of Mister Sydney Grundy - Mr W. H. Vernon - Mr Esmond - Miss Fay Davis - Mr Anthony Hope - Miss Marie Tempest - Paul Kester - Julia Neilson - etc.

The Salmon Season.

Personal Page with mention of Sir Wilfrid Lawson - Lady Burne-Jones - Miss Constance F. Gordon-Cumming - Lady Halle.

The Mermaid of Lighthouse Point by Bret Harte - Part II (short story; part). SleekburnC.

Bird Superstitions by W. Norman Brown.

The Chinese Crisis and Scenes at Taku and Tientsin.

Anecdotal Europe. By the Author of an Englishman in Paris.


Science Jottings by Dr andrew Wilson: Eccles in Norfolk - Mr W. H. Wheeler - etc.

Ladies Page with mention of: Henry Risgwick - Miss Emily Davies - Lady Stanley -0 Miss Clough - Mrs henry Sidgwick (nee Balfour) - Princes Mary Village home - South Kensington Art School - Mrs Buxton - Consumption - etc.

Netley Hospital.

Ecclesiastical Notes.

The Far Eastern Question.

Wills and Bequests:

Henry Brougham, Baron Loch of Drylaw, of 23 Lowndes Sq and Stoke College, Suffolk.

Mr Bonamy Mansell Power of 151 Buckingham Palace Road.

Mr James Gwynne Hutchinson of the Grange, Earby, Of Clare House, Horton, and of Windrush, Scarborough.

Captain Alfred Richard Tickell Chilton of 26 Hans Cres, Sloane St, and formerly of Merrow Croft, Merrow, Surrey.

Mr Frederick Frampton Day, of 31 Elvaston Place South Kensington, and 16 Staining Lace EC.

Mr John Hargreaves of leckhampton Cort, Cheltenham.

Mister Richard Eve FRGS, Past Grand Treasurer of the Freemasons, of Aldershot, died at 11 Nottingham Place.

Mr Quintin William Francis Twiss of 9 Chester St. Belgrave Square.

Mr George William Brown of 64 Belsize Park, Hampstead.

Mr Edmond Frank Brewster Fuller of 19 Clifton Gdns, Folkestone, and of Messrs Fuller and Fuller, 70 Queen St, Cheapside.

Very Rev. Benjamin Morgan Cowie, Dean of Exeter, died at 26 Cavendish St..

Mr Thomas Woodward of the Plough Brewery, Wandsworth Rd, and Westwood Tower, Wandsworth Common.

Miss Eliza Butterfield of Holly House, Spilsby Rd, Boston, Lincoln.

Sir Alonzo Money KCMG CB of Cairo.

Mr Rupert Pennefather Fetherstonhaugh-Frampton of Moreton, Dorchester, and 12 Beaufort Gardens.

Commander the Hon. William Grimston of hampton.

Mrs janet Victoria Munro, of 4 Calverley Park, Tunbridge Wells,

Major General John Granville HArkenss of Ivy House Ore, Sussex.

Mrs Alice hodgkinson of Northgate house, newark on Trent.

Mrs Eliza Willis of 43 Elm Park Gardens, Chelsea.

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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 newspaper founded by Herbert Ingram with the first edition appearing on 14 May 1842. It was the world's first illustrated weekly newspaper

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my reference only.

Approx 20 pages (40 sides). 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 no 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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