Herbert Spencer Philosopher POSTAGE STAMPS NEW ISSUE Fox Hunting FOG DISPERSAL Gordon Bennett Race RONTAGEN Royal College of the Blind Typewriting ABDEEN PALACE BALL CAIRO
The Illustrated London News
'The Last of The Great Victorian Thinkers: Herbert Spencer, Philosopher, Born April 27 1820, Died December 8, 1903'
'A Spanish Minister Threatened With Destruction: Toledo Cathedral' (2 pictures)
'The Reconstruction of a Roman Monument: The Ara Pacis'
'New Issues of Postage Stamps: British and Foreign - East Africa and Uganda 2 Annas - Korean Emperors Jubilee Stamp - Costa Rica 6 cents - Soudan Provisional 5 milliemes Surcharged on 5 Piastres - British Central Africa 1d - Costa Rica 4 cents - Costa Rica 25 cents - Korean Stamps Reduced by Surcharge (in chinese characters to 1, 2, and 3 cheum - Costa Rica 5 cents Postage Due'
King Edward at Smithfield Club annual show - full page
The Late Earl of Stair, John Hamilton Dalrymple
The Rev J W Diggle
Miss Bertha Cave
The Late Sir J G Lee Steere
The Late Sir John R Robinson
'Fighting King Fog: A Scheme For Fog Dispersal By Electricity drawn by A. Hugh Fisher from Material Supplied by The Inventor, Sir Oliver Lodge' full page of sketches and a photo of Sir Oliver Lodge
'Famous English Hunts: The Old Berkeley East Foxhounds - Going to the Meet - The Huntsman, Whips, and Pack - At the Meet, Mr Webber, The Master on the Right - Hounds and Field Moving Off - Master wityh Hounds Drawing a Wood - The Field at The Covert Side - Moving Off as Hounds Break Covert' Full page. some village scenes
'Overcoming A Difficulty of Rontgen Apparatus Drawn by A. Hugh Fisher form Material Supplied by Dr Alfred Gradenwitz: The Orthodiagraph, For Delineating The Organs of the Body Their Natural Size by parallel Rays'
'Gain and Loss to The British Navy: Two Additions and a Casualty - HMS Florida Wrecked on Denman Island off the Coast of British Columbia - HMD Constitucion Purchased by Britain from Chile - The Fastest Battle Ship in the World HMS Libertad Purchased by Britain from Chili (Chile)'
Christmas Presents, Ladies Page: 'Piano Jewel Case Cheruyb Design in Embossed Silver Messrs Wilson and Gill - Heart and Bow Ruby and Diamond Brooch etc - A Bonbonniere, Messrs Fry and Sons - Bicycle Chain Flexible Gold Bracelet, with Double Miniature Frame, Alexander Clark Manufacturing Co - Mahogany or Oak Fir Screen Hampton and Sons - Cut Glass Silver Mounte Spirit Bottle, Messrs Elkington - Artistic Silver Button, Elkingtron - Carlton Adjustable Chair and Literary Machine, Messrs J. and A. Carter'Fashion 'A Skating or Walking Dress - An Ermine Coat Fashionably Trimmed'
'The Next Gordon Bennett Race: Points of The 1904 Course at Homburg: Saalburg Castle - View From Limburg Bridge' Oberursel, Weilburg, Neuhof, near Esch, between Saalburg and Weilburg and more
'Training Classes at The Royal Normal College for The Blind: Typewriting - Outdoor Recreations - Piano Construction and Tuning - The Principal of the College, Dr Campbell - Physical Drill - Practical Geometry - Boating Lessons. The London County Council is now considering a scheme for the blind' - Full Page of sketches
'Methods of Training at The Royal Normal College for The Blind: The Teaching of Natural History from Stuffed Specimens - A Sewing Class - Indoor Recreations, Chess and Draughts - Roller Skating - Carpentering - Geography and The Study of Cereals - Swimming and Diving for the Blind - The Training of Blind Athletes, The Gymnasium. The late Mr Fawcett, the blind Postmaster General, held that the blind should be treated exactley as if they could see. He Himself rode to hounds'
'The Season in Cairo: A Ball at The Abdin Palace' - Double page by R Caton Woodville
Full page on : 'Curious Natural History Specimens, Some Recent Exhibits: Naked Rats, Two Curious Examples, the Naked Common Rat and the Somali wild Burrowing Rat'Japanese Singing Insects Kept as domestic Pets''A Daylight Owl, The Burrowing Owl of the American Prairie - A New Chinese Monkey, The Rhinopthecus Brelichi'
Full page on : 'Sources of American Millionaires Wealth: Oil Wells in California and Pennsylvania - Oil 'Spring in Pennsylvania, A Pumping House - tanks, A Typical Area of Reservoirs for The Storage of Oil - springs at Los Angeles - Pouring Oil from a Gusher in Kern County, California - An Oil Fired By Lightning in Pennsylvania - Boyd Valley, Pennsylvania - A New Spouter in Pennsylvania - A City of Derricks, An Oil Well Section in Los Angeles'
'Sidelights on the Fiscal Campaign: The By Election at Dulwich, Lights and Shades of the Preliminary Canvass' - full page of sketches by Ralph Cleaver
'The Largest and Most Powerful Boat in the South African Trade: The Union Castle Liner "Armadale Castle" - The Reading room - The Promenade Deck'
Full page Ellimans Embrocation advert (horse Linament, and apparently suitable for human use)
Scenes near the disappearing Devon Village of Hall Sands - two pictures
Full page advert for Van Houtens Cocoa
Distinguished Painter Miss Maud Earl
Cadbury's cocoa advert - half page
Full page Parisian Diamond company advert
A Vicar decorating his own church (Rev J H Lewthwaite of St Paul's Clerkenwell)
Half page Scrubb's Ammonia advert
Full page Sunlight Soap Advert
Dewar's White Label - half page advert
Other smaller adverts including, Cherry Blossom boot polish, Ardath smoking mixture, Crosse and Blackwell's soups, Benson's watches, Canadian Club Whisky
ROYAL SHOTS Supplement
'The First of British Sportsmen: King Edward VII at a Deer Drive on Deeside'
'All on a double page - Princely Shots: Representatives of Europe Royal Families at The Cover and Butts - A Russian royal Sportswoman, The Archduchess Vladimir - King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy Shooting - The Prince Regent of Bavaria - King Carlos Shooting at Compiegne - Prince Leopold of Bavaria Shooting the Wild Boar - The german Crown Prince Stag Hunting - The Czar and Kaiser Francis Joseph at the Historical Shooting Party near Murzsteg - The first Sportsman of Austria, After a Day at Murzsteg - The Prince of Norway and Sweden Wild Duck SHooting - King Christian IX Father of Queen Alexandra - King George of Saxony shooting at Mannsworth'
'King Edward VII at a Recent Shoot in Windsor Great Park' full page
Our Note Book.
Science Jottings by Dr Andrew Wilson.
Wills and Bequests includes Miss Susanna Peckover of Harecroft House, Wisbech St Peter - Mr George Harwood of 84 Maida Vale - Mr Thomas Shelford Bidwell of Thetford, Norfolk and Coolhurst, Bourrnemouth - Mr T. J. Bell of Ramsgate - Mr Samuel Thomas Turtle of 141 St Johns Hill, New Wandsworth - Mr Horace Davas of Spondon Hall, Derby - Mr William Henry Roberts of 41 Holland park Ave W. - Colonel Sir Francis Aylmer Graves Sawle Bart of Penrice Cornwall - Mr Charles Henry Wyndham of Amington Hall, Tamworth - The Right Hon. William Edward Hartpole Lecky of 38 Onslow Gardens.
The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. It measures 365 x 260 mm (14.25 x 10.25 “).The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, some pages are loose. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. Some pages may have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age. The images vary in size. There are no outer advertising pages/cover unless otherwise stated.The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. Quotation or speech marks in the text signifies the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page
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 so if you are looking for something in particular in these pages PLEASE ASK. The process of the page numbering in The Illustrated London News issues are applied in a yearly sequence and therefore do not start at number 1. "Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.
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