Product code: 25Jul1903(3533) 21Aug2019
Original Antique Newspaper THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Dated 1903: Train Crash Waterloo Liverpool DEATH OF POPE LEO Dublin HOBOKEN USA FIRE Cardinal Oreglia. Plus much more; see main description

Original Antique Edwardian Newspaper THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Date 1903


The Illustrated London News

Original Edwardian 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:

Cardinal Oreglia, The Temporary Leader of the Church of Eome, Leaving the Vatican Escorted by the Swiss Guard - full front page from a drawing by G. Amato "Our Special Artist in Rome".

Poldhu in Cornwall - The Prince and Princess of Wales with Mr Marconi at the Wireless Telegraphy Station - info. Prince George and Princess Victoria Mary.

St Blazey in Cornwall: The Royal Couple Driving Through the Main Street.

Carpineto Romano in Italy - The Church of San Leone.

Pope Leo XIII's Birthplace - General View of Carpineto Romano.

The Royal Visit to Ireland:.

King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra En Route for Dublin from Kingstown - shows the harbour front and landing stage beyond, and passing the Victoria Fountain etc at Dun Laoghaire (then Kingstown) - photograph by Lafayette.

Trinity College Dublin: The Royal Procession Passing - from a drawing by A. Forestier.

Leaving Victoria Wharf at Kingstown.

Difficulties of Coaling at Sea -The Collier "Floriston" stranded at the Entrance to the Rambler Channel ( Hong Kong ) - drawn by C. De Lacey From a Sketch By a naval Officer.

Racing at Sandown Park - The Eclipse Stakes:.

Sceptre - Owned by Mr W. Bass.

Rock Sand - owned by Sir J. Miller.

Ard Patrick - Owned by Mr J. Gubbins.

The Finish of the Race - two horses at the finishing post.

Scene of the Railway Accident near Liverpool - Searching for the Injured - drawn by Allan Stewart from a photograph - shows the scene at Waterloo Railway Station near Liverpool, men searching the wreckage strewn line and platform.

Death of Pope Leo XIII.

The Camerlengo: Cardinal Oreglia Calling Aloud "Gioachino" To Assure Himself of the Popes Decease - full page showing many people around the bed of the dead Pope.

Cardinals in the Secret Antechamber Receiving News of the Pope: A Daily Morning Scene During His Illness Showing His Holiness` Valet, Pio Centra Addressing The Others.

Cardinal Rampolla the Secretary of State and Cardinal Oreglia the Chamberlain On Their Way to The Private Chapel to Pray for the Pope's Health.

The Pope's Confession heard by Monsignor Pifferi - the pope sitting up in bed.

The Pope's Doctors: Dr Lapponi - Dr Mazzoni - Dr Rossoni.

Pio Centra the Pope's Valet.

Cardinals Kissing the hand of the Dying Pope - full page drawing.

From drawings by G. Amato "Our Special Artist at Rome" Miel.

The Humorous Possibilities of the Porposed Motor Bill: Some Clauses and Suggestions - a full page of funny sketches drawn by Ralph Cleaver.

Illustrations drawn by R. Caton Woodville for a continuing story.

The Dedication of Truro Cathedral: Archbishop of Canterbury Preaching The Sermon - Prince and Princess of Wales - Recorder of Truro - Lord Mount Edgcumbe - Mayor of Truro - Bishop of Truro - Councillors - full page drawn by William Prater.

Bisley: Behind the Scenes:.

The Markers Side of the Butts - two men and a smiley young lad setting out the targets etc - with an inset photograph of the marksmens side.

The Markers Shelter showing Men at Work Beneath the Targets - from a drawing.

Full page; info. The National Rifle Association of the United Kingdom (NRA) HQ.

The King and Queen Visit Ireland:

The Landing Stage at Kingstown Harbour - Dún Laoghaire aka Dunleary.

Dublin Castle.

The Royal Hibernian Military School at Phoenix Park.

The Viceregal Lodge.

The High Street at Belfast.

Mountstewart County Down.

Recess at County Galway - road.

Killary Bay and Leenane.

St Patrick's Cathedral at Dublin.

Castle Bridge at Buncrana.

Galway Scenery.



Patrick Street in Cork.

The Royal College of St Patrick at Maynooth.

The New Victorian Hospital Belfast: To Be Opened by the King.

Double page.

Preliminary Trials for the America Cup Races:

The Undecided Race Off Newport (Rhode Island ): "Reliance" - "Constitution" - "Columbia" at the Start.

The Defender, Reliance Breaking the Record for Thirty Miles.

Shamrock I and Shamrock III on a Trial Spin off Sandy Hook.

Photographs by Burton of New York USA.

Longchamps Review France - French Infantry of the Eighth Company of the Twenty-eighth Regt of the Line - In Their New "Boer" Uniform - from a drawing.

The Death of Pope Leo XIII.

The Vatican - Pope's Funeral Procession Descending the Grand Staircase.

The Election of a Pope: Cardinals Voting in the Sistine Chapel.

Burning of the Voting Papers After The Election.

Pope Leo XIII at the Time of His Election.

The Smoke of the Burning Voting Paper Showing the First Sign of a New Elected Pope.

Leo XIII Blessing the People After His Election - A Pope's First Public Act.

One of the Cubicles in Which the Cardinals Reside During the Election.

The Late Pope Leo XIII - A Study for a Portrait by H. J. Thaddeus - a wonderful double page supplement.

The Pope Entering his Carriage - photograph.

Pope Admiring the Horses Sent by the Archbishop of Olmutz - photograph by Abeniacar.

Leo XIII Recieiving English Pilgrims in 1901 - from a drawing by Amato.

Leo XIII Recieving King Edward VII - drawing by Amato.

Leo XIII in His Sedan Chair Returning to hius Apartments - drawing by G. Amato.

The Late Pope's Summer Bed Chamber in an Embrasure of the Leonine Tower at the Vatican.

Leo XII with Cardinal Rampolla and Monsignor Della Volpe.

The Great Fire at Hoboken USA: The Scandinavian American Steam Ship Companys Docks - firemen fighting the fire - from a drawing by Holland Tringham.

The Fourth of July in New York, The Illuminations - Statue of Liberty - - Tomb of General Grant - - Brooklyn Bridge.

Lux Flakes or Wafers Soap: Lever Brothers of Port Sunlight loght Cheshire - full page advert showing a crying tottler sitty in a scratchy cushion.

Chess Problem by Percy Healey.

Ladies: new coat in Black Lace with Hat etc - drawing by "Albert".

Ladies Fashions: A smart Bathing Gown and Hat - as above.

Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company of 112 Regent St London - advert.

Mappin and Webb Fitted Travelling Bag - advert.

Fox's Spiral Puttees - advert.

Streeter and Co. Jewellery - fifteen designs - advert.

Izal - One Bottle Makes Ten Gallons - advert.

English Trophy in Sterling Silver for the German Yacht Race from Heligoland to Deal.

A Prize Givingfor Faithfuyl Service Given by Messrs Scrubb of Guildford St. Westminster Bridge Rd - Captain Andrew the Mayor of Lambeth - The Rev. E. G. Gordon - Mr E. Houghton - Mr W. Houghton - S. Reive - Colonel Hugman - Rev H. D. Benyon - Rev. E. W. Poynton - Mr F. W. Ulph - Mr W. H. Francis - And Behind the Prize Winners with Certificates - a group photograph by Russell.

Beechams Pills - advert. sleekburnc.

The Hotel Chateau Royal d'Ardenne advert showing the outside of the hotel and gardens.

Rowlands Kalydor - advert.

Tubs for Shrubs fro I. L. Champion and Co of Old Streeet and City Rd. London - advert.

Fox's Frame Umbrella - advert

Halford's Indian Curries - advert.

Hauthaways Crozine Blacking - advert.

Lazenby's Sauce - advert.

Mellins Infant Food - advert.

Erasmic Soap - advert.

Drew and Sons Travelling Cases and Trunks - Dress Trunk - - - Orient Steamer Trunk - - - Hat Case - - - Grande Vitesse Trunk - advert.

Solid Pure Nickel Table and Kitchen Utensils from Westphalian Nickel Rolling Mills of 44 Farringdon St London EC - advert.

Clock From Sir John Bennett Ltd - the Gradual Monthly Payment Instalment System - advert.

Chef Sauce from E. Lazenby - advert.

Three Nuns Tobacco - advert.

Bensons Gem Rings - nine designs - advert.

The Wilson Patent Portable Cooking Range - advert.

Fisher Lady's Eiffel Dressing Case - advert.

The Angelus Piano Player by J. Herbert Marshall - advert.

Clarke's Pyramid Food Warmer - advert.

Fisher Kit Bags - The Kwikchange - advert.

Raleigh Cycles - advert.

Tents by P iggott Brotherws of Bishopsgate St London - Garden Tent - - - Umbrella Bathing Tent - - - Bathing Tent - advert.

Foots Trunks - advert.

Clarke's Clear Fluid Ammonia for your Bath - advert.

Carl Zeiss Palmos hand Camera - advert.

Electrical Novelties - The Electrical Massage Roller - - House or hand Lamp - - Watch Stand and Night Light - advert.

Cash's Cambric Frillings - 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 Playhouses:

Glittering Gloria at Wyndhams with mention of Mr Hugh Morton - Mr James Welch - Mr John Dixon - Miss Dorothy Drake - etc.

Shades of Night at the Haymarket Theatre - with mention of Mr Hubert Davies - Mr Eric Lewis - Miss Ellis Jeffreys.

Art Notes with mention of Mr Whistler - Mr Ruskin - Mr Maurice Greiffenhagen.

Railway Times Excursions and Cruises etc - Full page including Great Western - London and South Western - Great Central - Harwich Royal British Mail Rote - South Eastern and Chatham - Canadian Pacific - North of Scotland and Orkney and Shetland Steam Navigation Company - Great northern, North Easter and North British - Great Eastern - Midland.

The Death of the Pope.

The Resignation of the Bishop of Manchester.

Lord Roberts in Birmingham.

The Royal Opera with mention of Mlle La Palme - M. Missa - M. Bouhy.

The Somaliland Expedition - with mention of Major General Sir C. C. Egerton - General Manning - small.

A Great Impressionist - James M'Neill Whistler died at his Residence in Cheyne Walk Chelsea.

General Botha's Letter.

Parliament with mention of The Motor Car Bill - Lord Camperdown - Mr Blafour - Lord Rosslyn - Mr William O'Brien - Mr Redmond - Mr Dillon - Mr William O'Brien.

The Late Pope Leo XIII.

New Books include: Dragooning a Dragoon by Mr E. Livingston Prescott - - - The Episodes of Marge by H. Ripley Cromarch.

Helen Adair - Continuing Story by Louis Becke.

Science Column by Andrew Wilson.

The Only English Pope - From Beggar Student to Pontiff - Nicholas Brakspear - Pope Adrian IV.

Ladies Column by Filomena.

Ecclesiastical Notes with mention of Prebendary Shelford, and The New Vicar of St Martins in the Fields - - Mr Arthur Balfour and St Ethelreda's Church at Fulham - - Corstorphine Church Edinburgh and the Rev. James Ferguson. c.keenlyside

Holiday Railway Arrangements.

Wills and Bequests includes:

Mr George Jonathan Mills of Colville, Gratwicke Rd, Worthing.

Mr Abraham Follett Osler FRS of South Bank, Edgbaston.

Rev. William Henry Cooper of St Martin's Stamford.

Mr Thomas Halliburton of The Oaks of upper Norwood.

The Rev. Artjhur George Warner MA Rector of St Mary le Bow, Cheapside, and of 1 Summer Place, South Kensington.

Mr henry Stuart of Cross Deep, Twickenham and of 33 Old Change, EC.

Sir John Hutton of 7 Kensington Court, Kensington.

Lieutenant Colonel Count Henmry Charles Adolphus Frederick William Aldenburg Bentinck of 53 Green St. Park Lane, and of Bustard Manor, Martin, Salibury - little squashed spider next to this item!.

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This is an original but 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 pages are very clean. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. There is no outer advertising cover. 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/images 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, (apart from outer advertising cover) 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.

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Product Code 25Jul1903(3533) 21Aug2019
Weight 0.5kg