Product code: 8Dec1900 (6123) 25Nov2019
Original Antique Newspaper THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Dated 1900: William Court Gully SOUTH AFRICA War in China TAKU FORTS Wills and Bequests. Plus much more; see main description

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS 1900 Victorian Newspaper

The Illustrated London News

Original Victorian 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:

Mr Gully, Speaker of the House of Commons, Returning Thanks from the Steps of the Chair - full page (fp) frontispiece from a drawing by S. Begg. Info. William Court Gully.

Regents Park Barracks London: Edward Prince of Wales Inspecting Troops on their Return from South Africa - fp from a drawig by H. C. Seppings Wright.

Troops From South Africa: Queen Victoria Inspecting The Life Guards at Windsor - half page (hp) photo.

Canadian Troops Cheering The Queen at Windsor - hp photo.

British East Africa: The Jubaland Port Where the British Forces Are Proceeding Against the Murderers of Mister Jenner.

Australian Presents to General Baden-Powell - x2photos of two horses; Black Prince; Orara.

Personal - fp showing x7photos (within text) and accompanying articles:

Sub-Commissioner Mr A. Jenner Murdered by Somalis - info. Arthur Jenner.

Sir William Huggins President of The Royal Society.

General Sir George Willis Crimean Veteran.

Corporal B. R. Armstrong of the Royal Canadian Rifles, Son of Colonel Armstrong, of St. John, New Brunswick.

Mr Adolphe Pollitzer of The London Academy of Music.

Mr Victor Cavendish MP.

Canon Herbert Edward Ryle Bishop of Exeter.

Parliament and Movers and Seconders of the Address: Edward George Bootle-Wilbraham the Earl of Lathom - John William Dodson, Lord Monk Bretton - Hon. John Edward Gordon - Mister James Fitzalan Hope - x4photos.

Colston Hall Bristol: The Orchestra at the Inaugural Performance at the Reopening of The Hall - hp.

Two sketches by R. Caton Woodville to illustrate a short story.

With the Allied Forces in China:

The Heliograph near The Ruins of FengTai Junction Railway Station, Furthest Outpost miel of the British at Peking - fp from a drawing by Mr John Schonberg Our Special Artist in China.

German and Austrian Sailors the First to Scale the Rampart of the Taku Forts - fp Sketch (Facsimile, Delayed in Transmission) by John Schonberg......

A Reconnaissance to Pah-Tao-Chu under Captain Soady 24th Punjab Infantry - fp by John Schonberg.

The Taku Forts and the Peitsang Fortification From the Peiho River, Showing Chinese Burial Mounds - by John Schonberg.

Peitsang Fortification from the loght Left Bank of the Peiho River.

The Montgomeryshire Yeomanry, With Pom-Pom Returned from Active Service - photo by Elliott and Fry.

With The 1st Scots Guards in South Africa - fp showing x2images:

On the March, Along Side a Railway Line, to Komati Poort

1st Scots Guards Pushing a Train After a Boiler Burst on Their Return from Komati Poort.

The Second Plot to Murder Lord Roberts: St Mary's Church, Johannesburg, Which was to Have Been Blown Up - hp photo by Horace W. Nicholls, of Johannesburg.

Scene from The Second i Command at the Haymarket Theatre: Mr Allan Aynesworth, Miss Sybil Carlisle, and Mr Cyril Maude - Reive - hp photo by Ellis. sleekburnc.

Ladies Page and Gift Ideas - various small engravings.

Fashion: Two Styles of Cavalier Coats.

Homeward Bound - a centre dp (tipped in) from a drawing by R. Caton Woodville showing a burial at sea.

The Labourers Return - fp scene by Leon Gaud.

Hind Shooting - fp from a drawing by Allan Stewart.

Return of The Bristol Engineers from South Africa: Contingent at the Royal Hotel, Bristol.

Armoured Train, Carrying Colt Guns, at Braamfontein.

Chess Problem by E. J. Winter Wood.

Gabriele D'Annunzio the Author.


Mappin Brothers Gift Ideas - various; hp.

Goldsmiths and Silvermiths Company 112 Regent St, London W - x2 hp showing various items of jewellery including prices.

The Grosvenor Hotel Reopens Under The Management of The Gordon Hotels Ltd - hp.

Parisian Diamond Company - fp showing various items of jewellery with prices. Incl. Frog Brooch, Lizard Brooch, Monkey Brooch, Wing Brooch, Hat Pins, Swallow Brooch, Heaert and Mistletoe Brooch, Diamond Merrythought Brooch, Earings etc.

Berkefeld Filter.

Hunt and Roskell Ltd (Late Storr and Mortimer) Jewellers, Silversmiths etc - hp.

Ogdens Guinea Gold Cigarettes - hp.

4711 Eau de Cologne.

The Gramaphone Co. Ltd.

Lux Soap - fp.

Rowntrees Cocoa.

Yorkshire Relish.

Geraudel's Pastilles.

Bovril - hp.

Foreign Devils Pioneer Cigarettes and Tobacco Heap Good.

The Famous Uam-Var Scotch Whisky

Plus many more adverts.


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 - by L. F. Austin. With mention of Professor Villari - The Hague Convention - Mr Kruger - Dr LEyds - Mr Cuthbert Quilter - etc.

Music by M. I. H. With mention of Mr William Carter - Mr Iver McKay - Mr Bird - Mr Dan Godfrey jun. - Julian Clifford - Madame Alice Gomez - Watkin Mills.

The Meeting at Parliament wit mention of Mr Gully the Speaker - Sir James Fergusson.

TheWar in South Africa. With mention of Lord Roberts - General Charles Knox - De Wagen Drift - Tiger Kloof- West Riding Regiment - New Zealanders - General Kitchener. c.keenlyside

The Man Who Stalked a Gun - Short Story by Clive Phillipps-Wolley (to be concluded).

The Taku Forts, China.

The Mongomeryshire Yeomanry

Ladies Page, Fashion etc by Filomena

Literature and Book Reviews

Personal page

Anecdotal Europe.

Science Jottings by Dr Andrew Wilson.

Chess Problem.

Ecclesiastical Notes.

Art Notes.

Wills and Bequests include:
Mr Themistocles Pandia Petrocokine of Sedgley house, Sedgley Park, Prestwich.
Mr John Kelso of The Grange, Staveley, Yorks./
Henry Duke of Wellington of Apsley House, Piccadilly, and Strathfieldsaye, Hants.
Sir George William Allen of 13 Prince's Gardens, London, and Free Chase, Hayward's heath, Sussex.
Mr Edward Joseph Lowe FRS JP of Shirenewton Hall nr Chepstow, Monmouth.
Mr James Thomson of hensill, Hawkhurst, Kent.
Lord Esme Stuart Gordon of Bella Vista, Maidenhead.
Claude John Morris JP of Rutland Ldoge, Buxton.
Herbert Barnes of hill Side, Caterham Valley.

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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

Twenty pages (40 sides). It measures 400 x 295 mm (15.75 x 11.5 inches). 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 present. As 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 to be sent RM Small Parcels. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my reference only.

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Product Code 8Dec1900 (6123) 25Nov2019