1900 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Wuppertal Railway Schwebebahn CHINA Kruger (5123)

Product code: 1Dec1900 (5123) 22Nov2019
Original Antique Newspaper THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Dated 1900 CHINA Boxer Rebellion ARTHUR S. SULLIVAN Paul Kruger BARMEN WUPPERTAL SUSPENSION RAILWAY Wills and Bequests. Plus much more; see main description


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:

Paris: The Ex-President Paul Kruger and Dr Willem Johannes Leyds on the Balcony of the Hotel Scribe - fp frontispiece.

Page titled Arrival of Mr Kruger at Marseilles - fp with x4photos:

Kruger Leaving HNLMS Gelderland.

Mr Kruger and Dr Ldyds Being Rowed Ashore.

Bands Formed up on The Dockside to Greet Them.]

Landing on the Quay

Occupation of Shanhaiguan, China: A General View from the Sea - half page (hp) showing the Camp of Punjab Infantry, and The Russian Camp. Info. Shanhaiguan Shanhaikuan or Shanhaikwan, Qinhuangdao, Hebei. Part of the Boxer Rebellion.

Rail Crash: Wreckage of the Madrid Express near Dax, France; The Engine, and Restaurant Car in Which Many Died - hp.

HMS Glory Leaving Portsmouth Harbour for China - info. a pre-dreadnought battleship.

Late Mr J. Lawson Johnston the Inventor of Bovril.

Admiral Napoleon Canevaro.

The Duke and Duchess of Manchester - info. nee helena Zimmerman daughter of Eugene Zimmerman of the USA.

Late Rev. Samuel John Stone, Vicar of All Hallows, London Wall.

The Late Lt. Francis Newton Parsons Awarded Posthumous VC.

Corporal F. Mackay Awarded VC.

Lieutenant Guy G. E. Wylly Awarded VC for Gallantry at Warm Bad.

China: The Capture of Lianghiang with German Infantry and Bengal Lancers Advancing on a Fort - fp from a sketch by The Late Mr Lional Barff

Two illustrations drawn by H. C. Seppings Wright to accompany a short story.

Ladies Pages - with various gift ideas x14small engravings.

Ladies Fashion: Two Fur Trimmed Opera Cloaks, Embroidered with Silver.

The Ashanti Revolt, Africa: In search of the Golden Stool and The Expedition Ambuscaded at Bali - fp from a sketch by an Officer with the Expedition. Info. The War of the Golden Stool, aka the Yaa Asantewaa War. There is a tear to the bottom of the page border affecting the caption title beneath the print, and 2cm of the printed area.

Sketches With The Forces in China:

Conductor W. Albert, Indian Railway Section, and Sgt R. White of the 4th Dragoon Guards from a Sketch (Facsimile) by Mr John Schonberg Our Special Artist in China.

Two Officers of the Commissariat, Lt. G. T Van der Gocht and Lt. J. F. Clieve, In their Quarters at Peiho - from a sketch by John Schonberg. Info. Peiho aka Hai River.

Consultation Between Major Scott and Major Samoto, British reive and Japanese Commandants at Jungshow. Info. could be Tungchow possibly.

A Scene on the Pei-Ho River After the Battle - dead bodies in the river from a sketch by John Schonberg.

General View of Peking - drawn by Will. B. Robinson from a sketch by E. Wray.

The Late Sir Arthur S. Sullivan - fp photo by Elliott and Fry.

The Arrival of Paul Kruger am Marseilles: Listening to the Boer national Air at the Hotel - dp (as published tipped in) from a drawing by G. Amato.

Winter in China: A Chinese Rest House - fp from a sketch by Paul Frenzeny the American artist and illustrator, showing two tiers of couches constructed of bricks inside the Inn; men sleeping, and sitting by the fire.

The Allied Forces in China - fp showing x2 sketches by Mr W. G. Littlejohns:

Occupation of Shanhaiguan and The Disembarkation of the Allied Troops.

The Occupation of Shanhaikuan and Allied Flags Flying at the "International Fort". - Info. aka Shanhaiguan, Qinhuangdao, Hebei

Destruction of a Chinese Temple on the Bank of te Pei-ho River - dp (tipped in) fro a drawing by John Schonberg showing allied soldiers watching a burning the temple.

Literature Page showing x2small illustrations: The Jumblies by Edward Lear, drawn by L. Leslie Brook; - The Little Grey Man Demanded More Small illustratio from the The Grey Fairy Book drawn by H. J. ford.

Mr George Alexander and Miss Fay Davis at Miel the St James's Theatre - fp drawn by S. Begg. c.keenlyside.

At a Country Chrysanthemum Show - fp drawn by Mr W. Rainey.

Overhead Railway at Barman - fp showing x2pics: Wuppertal Schwebebahn

Kaiser Wilhelm and Kaiserin Arriving at the Station to Inspect the Overhead Railway - hp.

The Reception of the Kaiser and Kaiserin at the Station at Barmen - info. kka Wuppertal Schwebebahn.

The Pollonetto, Santa Lucia, Naples.

The Promenade of Santa Lucia Before Demolition.

Trial of the New First Class Cruiser HMS Cressy Leaving Portsmouth Harbour.


Hampton and Sons Furniture - hp.

Mappin Brothers Jewellery - various types; hp.

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

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

Bensons Watches - ¼page.

The Pianola by the Orchestrelle Company loght - ¼p.

Elkington and Co. - hp jewellery with prices.

Reward for £500 to be paid by Ogdens Ltd - hp.

Lemco from the Liebig Co. - ¼p.

Swan Pens - hp showing x7 pens, one in a case; with prices.

Bovril - hp.

Gifts from Alexander Clark of Oxford St, London.

Parkins and Gotto Gifts - hp. with prices.

Scrubbs Cloudy Ammonia.

Fox's Patent Spiral Puttee - h with prices.

Hunyadi Janos for Constipation - ¼p.

Cockles Pills - ¼p.

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

The Late Sir Arthur S. Sullivan - info. Gilbert and Sullivan fame.

The War in South Africa.

The Playhouses.

Personal page: sleekburnc.

Mister Hanbury and The Board of Agriculture - approx. 70wds

John Lawson Johnston - approx. 235wds.

Lt Francis Newton Parsons - approx. 150wds.

Sir Charles Tupper - approx. 50wds.

Plus others.

The Cruise of the Willing Mind by A. E. W. Mason - short story.

Ladies Page by Filomena.

With The Allied Forces in China.

Literature - new books reviewed.

Anecdotal Europe.

Science Jottings by Dr Andrew Wilson.

Chess Problem.

Ecclesiastical Notes.

Art Notes.

Wills and Bequests include:
Robert Kay Whitehead Esq of Clively Bank, Pendlebury, Manchester.
Dr Henry James Haviland of 6 Cedar House, Cheniston Gdns.
Mr Samuel Harvey Twining of 145 Gloucester Square, hyde Park.
Lionel George henry Seymour Dawson Damer, Earl of Portarlington of Emo Park etc.
Major James Alexander Orr-Ewing of 9 Hill St, Who Was killed at Kheis.
Colonel Edward John Stracey-Clitherow of Boston House, Brentford, and Hotham Hall, York.
Mr Lawrence Warburton Pike JP of Furzebrook, Wareham, Dorset.
Mr John Vaughan JP of Nannau near Dolgelly. c.keenlyside
Colonel David William Stanley Ogilvy, Earl of Airlie of Cortachy Castle, Forfar, who was killed at Diamond hill Pretoria.
Mrs Mary Ann Nicholson of 51 Lancaster Gate Hyde Park.
Mr Daniel John Leech MD of Elm House, Withington, Manchester
Mr William Wentworth Walker JP of Oaken Manor, Codsall, Stafford. sleekburnc. 0112


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 feel free to 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 1Dec1900 (5123) 22Nov2019