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The War in Transvaal 1881



Mr. S.J. Kruger - Mr.P.J. Joubert


The Frozen Mersey 1881





The Royal Institution Lectures




January to June (engravings)



 

February 12th

A ten page issue price sixpence.

It features articles with prints from engravings including



March 5th

A twelve page issue price sixpence.

It features articles with prints from engravings including


March 19th

The Corean (Korean) ambassadors returning on board the Japanese steamer Sakasago Masu - half page ( drawn by Mr Joseph Bell)

Part of Casamicciola, Isle of Ischia, After the Earthquake - half page

The Late Mr James Spedding

The Late Surgeon Landon, killed at majuba Hill

The late Sir Henry Jackson Bart QC MP

Skeldergate Bridge York

A double page entitled The transvaal War : Repulse of Sir G Colley's first attack at laing's Neck, January 28 - subtitled ' founded upon Sir G Colley's sketch plan of the action - The drawing shows the positions ( listed at the foot of the engraving ) of the various elements of the engagement incuding the Boers, 60th Rifles, 58th regiment, High Table Hill, Troops under Major Brownlow, The Naval Brigade with rockets and more

Sketches in the lobby of the house of commons - Drawn by Harry Furniss - Full page ( unfortunately the page containing the description of the characters portrayed is missing)

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Also articles (no engravings, unless previously mentioned ) including :-
The Transvaal War

Corean ambassadors to Japan

a small article on a football match between England and Scotland ( England 0 - Scotland 6 )

Officers killed in the Transvaal


Obituaries including :- John Baron Hanmer of Hanmer and Flint - Sir Henry mather Jackson of Llantilio Court Monmouthshire - Sir John Cracroft Wilson of Christchurch NZ - James Dundas of Dundas

Royal institution lectures including :- Rev William Houghton on origin of Cuneiform - Professor Schafer on the serum of the blood - Mr Shelford Bidwell on Selenium and the photophone - Mr ReginaldStuart Poole on Egyptian Science and Art -

Weather Lore of the Moon

Wills and bequests mentioning surnames of :- Handley of Newark, Booth of Effingham lodge and Gray's inn - Harrison of Maida Vale - Brodie of Brockham Warren - Dalton of Queen Anne's mansions - L'anson of Norton E Yorks - Tobin of Ballincollig - Stonor of Grosvenor Square


March 26th

Arrival of the New Emperor and Empress of Russia at the Winter Palace, St Petersburgh - Large Double page, blank backed pull out

Prisoners charged with shooting Mr Hearn at ballinrobe, MayoBrought before him for identification - full page

Sketches at the Prince of wales theatre - full page of several sketches entitled - Mr and Mrs Forrester, Basil Giorgione, Lady Tompkins, Nellie - How they make me dress!, Mrs Blyth and the Colonel, Lambert Streyke, ( sketches from The Colonel and In Honour Bound - drawn by Harry Furniss)

Almost full page of Sketches entitled : The Earthquake at Casamicciola, Island of Ischia - individually entitled :- Searching for the bodies of the dead - Spezieria and Santa Barbara Street - Carrying away the dead - In the ruins of the church of the Purgatorio

Recess in which the powder was placed ( attempt to blow up the Mansion House - Church passage leading to Walbrook)

A double page consisting of a half page double width panorama entitled The Transvaal War : Sir GeorgeColley's Staff before Laing's Neck, January 28 , 2 portraits : Colonel Redvers Buller VC CB and Major general E Newdigate CB, and a half page scene entitled : Covering the retreat of the 58th Regiment after the repulse at Laing's Neck

A full page of sketches inside The Grosvenor Gallery Library, New Bond Street - 4 pictures entitled : Circulating Library - Large reading room - Large Dining and Luncheon room - Reference Library and reading room

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Also articles (no engravings, unless previously mentioned ) including :-
The Playhouses mostly concerning Mr Edwin Booth

Music - a new dramatic cantata by Gadsby

Peace with the Transvaal

The Irish Land League Outrage

The Silent Member

Sketches at the Prince of Wales

Royal National Lifeboat institution ( AGM)

Attempt to blow up the Mansion House

Royal Institution Lectures including Prof Schafer on Coagulation of blood - Mr H Statham on principles of Ornament - Dr W H Stone on Musical Pitch and its determination -

American Humour - Washington Irving

The Census of 1881

Obituaries including :- Rt Hon Henry William Gordon Cornwallis Elliot Earl of St germans - Lady Mildred Beresford-Hope - General bainbridge

Wills and bequests mentioning the following :- Sir Henry Watson parker of East Sheen - Mr William Moore Bell - Rev Josiah Gardiner Webster of 61 Clifton road brighton - Mr Robert Gibbon of Southsea - Sir Richard Graves Macdonnell - Major fairfax William Cartwright of No 7 New Burlington Street - Rt Hon ? Harriot, Lady Suffield


April 9th

 

' Conspiracies in St Petersburg - The Late Emperors Carriage Shattered by The Explosion of the First Bomb Shell '

St Petersburg ' Searching for Mines in Front of the Winter Palace '

' The Mercers Companys New Buildings, Cheapside '

' Melting The Metal for the Bronze Sphinx to Be Placed on the Thames Embankment '

' M. Erckmann '

' M. Chatrian '

' Farnborough Hill House, Hants, The New Residence of the Empress Eugenie '

' The New Cunard Steam Ship Servia '

' Boiling and Testing Opium in China '


Also articles (no engravings unless listed above) including :- Obituary includes Admiral James Wigston of Bitterne Hall, Southampton died at Southsea - - - The Hon and Rev Frederick De Grey JP for Suffolk and Rector of Copdock Suffolk - - - Mr Granville Robert Henry Somerset QC died at his residence Queen Annes Gate - - - Sir Daniel Brooke Robertson died at 15 Arlington Street Piccadilly
Deaths include Mr John Vere of Carlton on Trent - Laldy Blanche Murphy - The Rebv Dr Bateson of St Johns College Cambridge - Augusta Maria, Dowager Countess of Carysfort

Parisian Sayings and Doings by JC

Music

Foreign and Colonial News - Italy - Spain - Germany - Austria Hungary - India

The Court at Windsor etc

The Silent Member

Obituary includes Sir Philip de Malpas Grey-Egerton of Oulton Cheshire - - - Sir Gholam Hussein Khan

Wills and Bequests includes Mr Henry Rogers late of Leadenhall Street, Merchat of Wolverhampton and of Fairholme, Outlands Surrey - - - Mr Charles Harrison late of 3 Bryanston Square - - - Mr Henry Reed late of Mount Pleasant in Tasmania - - - Mr Alfred Elmore RA late of 1 St Albans Road, Victoria Road Kensington - - - Sir Richard Courtenay Musgrave late of Edenhall, Cumberland - - -Mr Joseph Hawkins late of Newsham House, Newsham adn of Preston Lancashire - - - Mr Ebenezer Robert Le Mare late of Hazelwood, Clevedon Somerset Ilst - - - Mr John Bridges late of 52 Anerley Park, Anerley - - - Mrs Lavinia Legassicke Hicks formerly of Rodney House, Ladbroke Grove Road Nottingh Hill and 2 Surrendale Place, Sutherland Gardens


April 16th


April 23rd

' Mr Disraeli at The Bucks Election 1847 '

' Hughenden Manor High Wycombe The Seat of Lord Beaconsfield '

' Mr Disraeli Addressing The House of Commons as Chancellor of the Exchequer 1867 '



Also articles (no engravings unless listed above) including :-
Echoes of the Week

The Illustrated London News Editorial

Parisian Sayings and Doings by JC

The Court at Osborne etc

The Assassins of Alexander II

Music

Foreign and Colonial News - Italy - Germany - Austria Hungary - Russia - Turkey - Greece

The State of Ireland

The Late Lord Beaconsfield

Obituary includes The Right Hon. Benjamin Disraeli The Earl of Beaconsfield and Viscount Hughenden died at his residence 19 Curzon Street - - - Sir Richard Hungerford Pollen third Baronet of Redenham Hampshire died at Clifton - - - The Right Hon. Juliana, Baroness Robartes from the effects of the shock to her system by burning, died at Llanhydrock - - - Denis Caulfeild Heron Third Queens Serjeant died suddenly of an attack of apoplexy while salmon fishing at Galway

Deaths include Lady Buller - Mr Reginald George Hanbury of Blythwood Maidenhead - Rev William Morley Punshon DD in Canada - Miss JAne Bewick eldest daughter of Thomas Bewick died aged 94 - and more

Wills and Bequests includes The Right Hon. Frederick Mason, Baron Ashtown late of Woodlawn, Galway - - - TheRight Hon. George Maule Ramsay Earl of Dalhousie - - - Mr William Oliver Jackson late of Ahanesk co. Cork Ilst - - - Mr JAmes Hunard late of Lexden Essex - - - Mr John William Marshall late of 32 St Georges Road Eccleston Square and of Patterdale Hall Westmorland - - - Mr Robert Prowett formerly of Spring Gardens andof Berkeley Square but Late of Park Gates, The Green Richmond - - - Sir Alexander Palmer Bruce Chichester late of Arlington Court, Devon - - - Mr Francis Trevelyan Buckland late of 37 Albany Street Regents Park - - - James St Clair, Baron Sinclair of Herdmanston Haddingtonshire

Colin Campbell, Lord Clyde


April 30th

' Monument in Hughenden Park to the Memory of Isaac Disraeli and Viscountess Beaconsfield - - - Lodge Gate Hughenden - - - The Vicarage Hughenden '

' Funeral of Lord Beaconsfield At Hughenden Church, High Wycombe ' Full page engraving

' Lord Beaconsfield in His Library at Hughenden ' Double page engraving

' Lord Beaconsfields House at 19 Curzon Street, Mayfair Where he Died '

' The Late Lieutenant Trower RN '

' The Late Lieutenant R. H. Elwes Grenadier Guards '

' New Associates of the Royal academy - Mr A. C. Gow ARA - Mr Frank Dicksee ARA Miel - Mr Hamo Thornycroft ARA - The Late Mr W. Burghes ARA ' Full page

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Also articles (no engravings unless listed above) including :-
Echoes of the Week

The Illustrated London News Editorial

Parisian Sayings and Doings by JC

Music

Foreign and Colonial News - Italy - Spain - Portugal - Holland - Germany - Austria Hungary - Turkey - Greece - America - South AFrica - India

The Silent Member


May 7th

' The Right Hon. Lord Carlingford The New privy Seal '

' The Rev. Dr. Jellett Provost of Trinity college Dublin '

' Commemoration of the Eightieth Birthday of the Earl of Shaftesbury at Guildhall '

' An Old Time Melody ' a victorian lady playing the piano. Full page engraving with a blank reverse

' Archduke Rudolph, Crown Prince of Austria '

' Princess Stephanie of Belgium '


Also articles (no engravings unless listed above) including :-
Echoes of the Week

The Illustrated London News Editorial

Parisian Sayings and Doings by JC

The Playhouses

Music - The Italian Opera with reference to Madame Albani, Madame Sembrich and more

Foreign and Colonial News - Italy - Spain - Germany - Austria Hungary - Russia - Turkey - Canada - South AFrica

The Paris Salon

The Irish Land League

The Silent Member

Royal Institution Lectures - Hydrogen by Professor Dewar FRS - Magnetism by Professor Tyndall - Language and Literature of the Scottish Highlands by Professor J. Stuart Blackie - Early Scottish Literature by Professor Henry Morley


May 14th

An eight page issue price sixpence.

It features many prints from engravings including


May 21st


Also articles (no engravings unless listed above) including :-
'The Illustrated London News' Editorial'

'Irish Land League Agitation'

'Foreign and Colonial News'

'The Playhouses'

'The Royal Academy Exhibition'

'Musical Publications'


July to December

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