Product code: 17Oct1903 5633) 22Aug2019
Original Antique Newspaper THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Dated 1903 Lord Roseberry BRITISH RAINFALL ORGANISATION Chamberlain MACEDONIA Turkish Troops LOWESTOFT HERRING SEASON Fishing WAIMANGU GEYSER NEW ZEALAND ERUPTS Eugene Petit Sunshine House . Plus much more; see main description

Original Edwardian Antique Newspaper THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS 1903

The Illustrated London News

Original Newspaper

Dated 1903

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:

Lord Rosebery's Reply to Mr Chamberlain at Sheffield, October 13 - full front page print from a drawing by S. Begg.

Small engraving of Pheasants by Thorburn - for an advert.

The Right Rev. E. A. Knox - The New Bishop of Manchester.

The Marquess of Londonderry - Charles Stewart Vane-Tempest-Stewart.

The Site For The Duke of Yorks School near Dover.

M. jacques Lebaudy.

The Home of Robert Glover, Martyred at Coventry 1555 - Martyr's House, Mancetter, Near Atherstone - 13th Century House.

Grayne Church, Near Rochester.

The Banqueting Hall of King Johns palace, Eltham.

Old Bristol - The Dutch House at The Corner of Wine Street Threatened with Demolition.

Bristol Cathedral and Queens Statue.

The Clifton Suspension Bridge over The Avon.

Norman Gateway of Bristol Cathedral.

The Chapter Room at Bristol Cathedral.

The Great Western Automobile - A tramcar.

The Great Rainfall of October 11-12: The Casellas Gauge Record From 9am to 9am jon the Two Days - graph.

The English Air - Dr Bartons Design, with Aeroplanes Partially Raised To Enable The Vessel to Descend.

The Probable Record Rainfall of 1903, Measuring the Downpour of October 11 - - Types of Gauges in General Use - - Dr H. R. Mill of the British Rainfall Organisation - - Observer Measuring Rainfall - - A German Gauge, with Alternate Receptacles for Day and Night - - Casellas Gauge: The Works of the Automatic Rain Recording Apparatus - - - The Old Float Gauge - - The Works of the Old Float Gauge - - The Snow Gauge - - Casella's Gauge Shut and Open - all on one full page with explanation; drawn by Allen Stewart at the HQ of British Rainfall Organisation at Camden Square.

The Duke of York Stakes at Kempton Park, October 10: Mr W. Bass's Sceptre - - Sceptre The Winner.

The "Kaiser Friedrich" in Dry Dock After a Voyage: Covered in Barnacles at Kiel.

The Kaisers NEwly Acquired Hunting Lodge on the Muehlenbecker Lake.

The Archduke Leopold Salvator and Miel The Count de la Vaulx Ready to Start in The Centaur Balloon at Paris.

The Launch of Mister S. F. Cody's Kite Drawn Boat From Dover Beach October 10 - photograph by Spicers Agency showing Samuel Franklin Cody in his machine on the beach. c.keenlyside

The Inauguration of Hornsey as a Municipal Borough - The Civic Procession.

Derelict Horse Cars as A Result of The Electrification of the South London Tramways.

The Way it Really Happened by Lloyd Osbourne - Illurstrated by F. H. Townsend.

Iron From Sand: A Method That Promises The Pig Iron Trade to The Colonies at Martins Foundry: - Demonstrating The Principle of the Process - - - Mr Rouse The Inventor - - - The Machinery Employed - - - the Mould in Various Forms of Briquettes and Pig-Iron Bars' Full page drawn by Allan Stewart at Messrs Martins Foundry at Lambeth.

Mister Joseph Chamberlain at a Centre of The Sugar Refining Industry: The Greenock Meeting - full page drawn by S. Begg.

Fashion: A Seasonable Cloth Coat; An Evening Toilette (gown).

Mr A. W. Pinero's New Play at the Duke of Yorks Theatre - Scenes and Characters From "Letty"... includes Mr C. Troode - - Mr Dion Boucicault - Mr Robertshaw - Miss Nance Price - Miss Irene Vanbrugh - Mr H. B. Irving - Mr Fred Kerr - Miss Sarah Brooke - Mr D. Grimston - Miss B. Forbes Robertson. Full page drawn by Ralph Cleaver.

Chess Problem by Mr H. M. Prideaux.

The Macedonian Rising:
A Bulgarian Threshing Ground.
The Demir Kapou Defile Recently Occupied by Macedonian Insurgents.
Band of Insurgents: Rhodope Mountains, Raslog District.
A Demonstration in Favour of The Macedonian Movement.
A Child Victim of The Turks: A Scene in Hospital.
The Centre of the Macedonian Agitation - General View of Kenprulu.
A Scene in The Rilo Mountains.

The Life History of a Splash: Effect of The Fall of a Rough Steel Sphere into water and Milk - photographic process on a full page.

The Inauguration of a Memorial Tablet on The Wall of the Birthplace of Pius X at Venice.

Britian and Russia At The Marriage of Prince Andrew of Greece and princess Alice of Battenberg: Queen Alexandra and The Czar leaving The Greek Chuch at Darmstadt.

Turkish Troops Reoccupying a Macedonian Village After The Rout of The Insurgents - a double page drawn by R. Caton Woodville.

The Reconstruction of the Ministry - The New Lord Privy Seal and Other Successors to Vacant Posts:
Lord Balcarres - Junior Lord Treasury.
Mr Victor Cavendish, Financial Secretary Treasury.
Mr W. Bromley Davenport, Financial secretary War Office.
Mr E. G. Pretyman, Secretary to the Admiralty.
The Marquess of Salisbury, Lord Privy Seal.
The Marquess of Hamilton, Treasurer of the Household.
Mr A. H. Lee, Civil Lord of the Admiralty.
Earl Percy, Under Secretary of State for foreign Affairs.

The Great Eruption of the Waimangu Geyser in New Zealand.
Spot Where the Victims Stood, the Edge Overlooking the Geyser.
A Scene in the Neighbourhood of the Great Waimangu, (Black Water ) Geyser.
Gibraltar Rock, Showing the Hut Where the Victims Were Overwhelmed.
The Gulch Through Which Four Victims of the Eruption Were Swept Towards The Boiling Lake Rotomahana.
The Great Waimangu Geyser Playing to a Height of 1500 Feet.

The Opening of the East Coast Herring Fishing Season, Scenes at Lowestoft:
A Scottish Boat Drying Nets.
A Catch of Herrings on the Quay.
Scottish Packers at Work' Sleekburnc..

A Steam Herring Drifter Bringing in Cargo.
Bringing Boats out With The Sweeps.

Scottish Boats at Rest on a Sunday.
Scotch Girls Kippering Herring at Lowestoft.

Mallard Going Down Wind - from a drawing by G. E. Lodge - wonderful full page of the ducks in flight loght.

An Unlooked For Return by A. Forestier - full page.

A House That Can Follow The Sunshine - Position of the House at 11am - Position of the House at 5pm. by Parisian architect M. Eugene Petit.

Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company - advert showing designs of jewellery including Brooches - Necklaces - Rings - etc.

Hancocks and Co - Jewellery advert.

State Express Cigarettes - sizes and prices.

Comfortease by Peter Robinson - beautiful Corset design; advert.

A Historic Relic at Alencon Saved by Public Spirit: La Maison D'Oze - info. Alencon, in the department of Orne and region Basse-Normandie, France.

Another Beautiful Bovril Gravure, The Leopard Skin Reive - advert.

Levers YZ Soap Powder - full page advert.

Lord Mayor and Sheriffs Elect:

Mr Sheriff Reynolds - Head of the Well Known Firm Messrs Reynolds Sons and Co. of Charterhouse Street - - info. Alfred James Reynolds.

Sir J. T. Ritchie the Lord Mayor Elect - photograph by London Stereo. Co. - info. James Thomson Ritchie.

Sheriff Sir John Knill - Master of the Plumbers Company.

Fry's Cocoa - advert.

Dewars White Label.

Lemco Liebig Companys Extract - advert.

Rowlands Kalydor - advert.

Bensons Field Watch - advert.

Liszt and Rubinstein - Simplex Piano Player - advert.

Cailler's Swiss Milk Chocolate - advert.

Fox's Spiral Puttees - advert showing two designs for ladies and men.

Crosse and Blackwells Soups in Glasses, Tins and Tablets' Advert.

Bile Beans for Biliousness - advert.

Quaker Oats The Cooks Smile - advert.

Plus more adverts of the day.


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.

Lord Rosebery's Reply to Mr Chamberlain.

Playhouses with mention of Eleonora Duse - Mr Pinero - Mr H. B. Irving - Mr Fred Kerr - Miss Nancy Price.

Music: with mention if Madame Clara Butt - Mr Kennerley Rumford - Miss Frances Allitsen - Mr W. H. Squire etc - Dr Elgar.

The Worlds News with mention of The King and Queen - The Czar and Italy - The H.A.C. in Canada - New Ministerial Appointments - Manchuria - Recording Rainfall - The Removal of Kings College Hospital - Mr Chamberlain, Mr Rithchie and Mr Asquith - The Congo State - Macedonia - The New Commander on The China Station - America and Bribery - The Australian Federal Capital. Sleekburnc.

A Reviewers Miscellany includes The Life of Benvenuto Celline, Thackerays Prose Works etc.

Bismarck and De Blowitz.

Ladies page by Filomena.

Personal Page.

Science Jottings by Dr Andrew Wilson: The Beginnings of Nerves.

Personality in Politics: The Demand for Business Ministers - by F. S. A. L..

Wills and Bequests includes:
Mrs Madeline Georgina Llewellyn of Baglan Hall, Briton Ferry, Glamorgan.
Mr Joseph Lambert, JP of Westfield House, Cottingham, York.
The Rev. Rowland German Buckston MA of Sutton on the Hill, Derby.
Mr George Gilbert of 11 Vanburgh park Road West, Blackheath.
Mr Peter Bourne Drinkwater JP of Lyncombe, Torquay.
Mr Horatio Lucas Micholls of 6 Kensington Gardens Terrace, Hyde Park.
Mrs Sarah Stopford of 73 Onslow Square, South Kensington.
Mrs Alexandra Orr of 112 Kensington Park Gardens.
Mr Philip William May ( Phil May caricaturist ) of Medina Place, St Johns Wood. Sleekburnc. 1710


This is an original USED antique newspaper not a scan and not a later re-print. 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 to be sent RM Small Parcels. Postage packaging etc is charged at cost. This is not a tracked service; for tracking please contact for prices.

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

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Product Code 17Oct1903 5633) 22Aug2019