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1900 issue ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS ( 2023 48. ) See original listing
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this is an original but ‘USED’ Magazine not a scan and not a later re-print.

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The Illustrated London News was a magazine founded by Herbert Ingram and Mark Lemon, the Editor of Punch,

with the first edition of the Illustrated London News appearing on 14 May 1842.


This auction is for:- Eighteen pages (36 sides) from a weekly issue of :-

'The Illustrated London News '

……………………. DATED 1900 ……………………

This first part of the description features a list of Images i.e. prints from engravings, sketches, drawings etc (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include :-

' Wynberg Hospital – The Arrival of the Wounded from Lord Roberts's Column - - - The Field Library ' full front page showing two photographs by The Rev. Rice Thomas the Garrison Chaplain – info. The Boer War in South Africa

' New Commanding Officer at the Nore – Vice Admiral Sir William Robert Kennedy KCB ' photograph of the admiral by Russell

' Late General Sir John Adye who Died at Cragside, Rothbury, The Residence of His Friend Lord Armstrong ' photograph of the General by Elliott and Fry

' Dr Sven Anders Hedin – The Explorer ' photograph by Elliott and Fry

' President of the Imperial College Peking – Professor Charles Henry Oliver '

' Queens Harbour Master at Pembroike – Staff Captain Albert J. Neville RN Who Died at Pembroke Dock ..' photograph of the Staff-Captain by Trindall of Pembroke

' Killed Near Pienaars River – Lieutenant Colonel Spreckley Former Manager Reive of The Willoughby Consolidated Company at Bulawayo ' – Elliott and Fry

' Died of Wounds at Kumasi – Captain George Marshall '

The Transvaal War - photographs by F. Outridge -:

' On the Barberton Branch Line - Avoca Station '

' On The Pretoria Delagoa Bay Railway – Krokodil Poort Station '

' Waterval-Boven Station '

' Restaurant Buildings and Waterval-Onder Station '

' Waterval Onder Where All Boer Official Documents Have Been Removed '

' Map of the Pretoria and Rustenburg Districts – Hand Drawn by Captain J. Stevenson ' showing recent movements

' Ostend – The Shah of Persia Enjoying Rifle Practice Shooting at Glass Bottles on the Sands ' photograph by Gunn and Stewart

The War in China -:

' Tientsin – Barricade Before the British Barracks ' Photograph by J. S. Wallace of San Francisco

' Tientsin – A Street Scene ' two men alongside ruined buildings - Photographs by J. S. Wallace of San Francisco Keenlyside

' Tientsin - The Burning of the Arsenal ' photograph by J. S> Wallace of San Francisco

' Abandonment of Trains at The Yangtsun Bridge – From a Sketch by W. G. Littlejohns HMS Centurion ' – the sketch also shows the junks on the river belonging to French, German, British and Uniteds States – the trains at one side of the bridge

' The Chinese Crisis – The Attack on the Train at Langfang ' full page from a sketch by W. G. Littlejohns of HMS "Centurion"

' Lighthouse Point ' three illustrations drawn by A. Forestier for a short story

The Chinese on the Siberian Frontier -:

' Sounding the Accompaniment - Chinese Types SoundingTrumpets While Another Bangs a Big Drum '

' Russian Peasants Fleeing From a Village on the Approach of the Chinese – From a Sketch by Captain Smith-Dorrien RN '

' Russian Entrenchments o nthe Esplanade on the Siberian Side of the Amur River at The Siege of Blagovetchensk ' drawn by Captai Smith Dorrien RN

' The Relief of Blagovestchensk - Russian Soldiers With Horses and Supplies on Miel a Raft Crossing The Amur ' from a sketch by Captain Smith Dorrien

Types of Chinese Army:

' Troops Resting with Standards Furled on the Ground and Guns Set in a Group '

' Woosung near Shanghai – A Muster of Troops with Standards etc '

' The French Colonial Contingents at Shanghai – Annamite Riflemen – Tonkinese Rifleman – Algerian Rifleman – Annamite Bugler – Marine Fusiliers ' full page from a drawing by G. Montbard

Crisis in China:

' Tartar Soldiers Destroying Villages Around Tientsin ' full page drawn by R. Caton Woodville RI

The Boer War in South Africa:

' De Wet's Field of Operations – Pyramids North of Pretoria – Waterval Where Pagets Yeomanry were Wounded - Horn's Nek Ten Miles North of Pretoria – Commando Nek, Magaliesberg Where De Wet Called upon Baden Powell to Surrender ' Full page from Sketches by Captain J. Stevenson

' Dragoons Surprising a Boer Laager ' a double page from a sketch "Drawn by Our Special Artist Mister Frank Stewart "

' Pretoria Railway Station British Troops '

' De Wet's Dynamite Gun ' three men standing next to it

' Diyatalawa in Ceylon – Camp for Boer Prisoners of War '

' Adalbert Hay The United States Consul General Saying Goodbye to Military Attaches at Pretoria Trian Station '

' Lady Arthur Grosvenor – The Duke of Marlborough – Mr Battersby The Special Correspondent – On Board the "Briton" Ship o Their Way Home From the War '

' Bloemfontein cemetery – The Guards Memorial '

' Bleomfontein – Grave of Lieutenant The Hon. Hugh Lygnon '

' A Military Funeral – The "Rest Camp" in the Distance '

' Editor of the Monthly Review Magazine - Mr Henry Newbolt '

' Japan - A street Scene in Osaka '

' The Late Thomas Faed RA ' photograph by Elliott and Fry

' From Hand to Mouth – Painting by Thomas Faed RA ' a shop scene

' A Well Killed Bird – From a Painting by Henry Stannard RBA ' full page

' Ladies Fashion – An Autumn Gown of Light Cloth with Hat '

' Ladies Fashion – Seasonable Costume of Light cloth with Hat '

' Mappin and Webb's Princes Plate ' half page advert showing Cut Glas Ice Bow with Drainer – Champagne Jug with Ice Well – Doda and Brandy Frame – Clear Glass Jug – Fish Knife with Rounded Ivory Handles and Engraved Blades – Fish Knife with Thick Rounded Pearl Handle and Engraved Blade – Desert Knife with Ivory Handle – Desert Knife with Pearl Handles etc

' Swan Soap ' full page print fro engraving, an advert showing child in a bath tub with dog looking on

' Cocca Sah! - Frys Cocoa ' advert

' Pears Soap – Drawn By Phil May ' advert

' Association of Diamond Merchants Jewellers and Silversmiths Ltd ' advert - designs of Jewellery – Diamond Partridge – 1900 Brooch – Half Hoop Rings – etc

' Williams Shaving Soap ' advert

' Casket Presented to H. I. M. The Shah of Persia by the Corporation of the City of London '

' Drew and Sons of Piccadilly Circus – Sketch of a Ladies Fitted Case ' advert

' Berkefeld Filter ' advert

' Alfa Laval Cream Separators by Aktiebolaget of Stockholm Sweden ' advert

' Kodaks Camera ' advert

' Ogdens Guinea Gold ' advert – photograph showing a man in top hat giving a lower ranking soldier a light SleekburnC.

' The London Shoe Co. Ltd – Real Pigskin Puttie - - Sporting and Polo Gaiter in Real Pigskin ' advert

' The Queens Cup for the Torbay Yacht Club '

Alas! They Were Not Pioneer Cigarettes by Richmond Cavendish ' advert showing a sketch of a sad cowboy style man by Rodd Ryder

' Carter Invalid Chairs and Bath Chairs ' advert

' Carters Little Liver Pills ' advert showing the black raven or blackbird

' Kropp Razor and Strop ' advert

' Boulton and Paul – Fernerie Erected at Carrow house, Norwich ' advert

' Levesons Invalid Chairs, Prams and Carriages ' advert showing engravings of fourteen different types

' Suchard's Cocoa ' advert

' G. E. Lewis's Guns and Rifles ' small advert

Also articles (no engravings unless listed above) - 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

China and South Africa by A Military Correspondent

From the Haystack – Sone Record of a Summer night – by S. L. B.

The Playhouses – "In the soup" at the Strand Theatre

A very small death announcement (fourteen words) of General Nathaniel Harrison Harris of Vicksberg, Mississippi USA

Personal Column – with mention of Mrs Chamberlain sister in law of Colonial Sec. – Lady Currie the Poet – Canon Carter – Death of Sir Charles Warren – Fire at St James The Great, Bethnal Green

Transvaal Topography by J. Stevenson

The Mermaid of Lighthouse Point by Bret Harte – Short Story to be continued

Literature – New Books

Chess Problem by S. P. Pabri of Bombay

Science Column by Dr Andrew Wilson

The Late Thomas Faed

Ladies page by Filomena

Wills and Bequests include:

Mr William Coare Brocklehust of Butley Hall, Prestbury, Cheshire, Former MP for Macklesfield

Mr Arthur Albright of Mariemont,m Edgbaston in Birmingham

Rev. Sir Talbot Hastings Bendall Baker of Ranston, Blandford

George Douglass Glassell Campbell, Duke of Argyll of Invarary Castle, and of Argyll Lodge, Kensington

Mister Charles Frederick Greenhill of 35 Norfolk Square

Major General Sir Charles Walters D'Oyly of Newlands, Blandford

Mr Charles John Wylie of 3 Earl's Terrace, Kensington

Captain Frederick Sutton of southsea, Grandson of Sir Richard Sutton

Miss Anna Maria Elizabth Leak Knight of Brooke Lodge, Brooke, Norfolk

Mr Henry Bancroft of Moor Hill, Kersal, Manchester

SleekburnC. 0109

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

It measures 400 x 295 mm (15.75 x 11.5 inches).The spine is loose with binding witness marks, some pages are loose. There is some age yellowing and spotting.

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.

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 is one page 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.

This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.

PLEASE ALSO NOTE that the paper banners, or mastheads vary, and the scan shown is only a representative sample.

"Info.” in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.    

I accept: - PAYPAL,
UK postal orders, UK Cheques,
International money orders if in STERLING (UK pounds)
for other acceptable payment options please feel free  to  ask

Our standard shipping options are listed on this auction page, Just select your country to get the costs, we will however be open to requests for different services to meet any deadlines , or packaging requests you may have - Please ask BEFORE bidding.

Delivery times will vary according to destination, but these are usually :-< /P>

Inland 2nd Class ............  2 - 4 working days after posting

Airmail Europe ................  3 - 5 working days after shipping

Airmail Rest of World.   5 - 7 working days after shipping

There is a contact link in every description, and can be found at the beginning of this listing.

Please Feel free to ask any questions, we will try to answer promptly

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