The Illustrated London News: July 14, 1883 *Daphne Ship-Launch Disaster at Glasgow*

By: Various Contributors

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Front page loose but present and presents six sketches of 'The Ship-Launch Disaster at Glasgow" - The Daphne capsized upon launch with much loss of life. New items: Mr. Gladstone immolates eight ministerial bills; Wimbledon competition more popular than ever; Malagasy envoys leave for home; Good news from Ireland - a lessening of crime and upset; Update on Cholera outbreak at Damietta; The Ship-Launch Disaster at Glasgow; Live-Saving Apparatus on the Serpentine; The New Steam-Ship Tartar; Banquet to Mr. Henry Irving; National Sports; Parisian Sayings and Doings; Death of the Duke of Marlborough; Royal activities; Church news; Benevolence and Self-Help; Ben Nevis Meteorological Station; Funeral of Mr. W. Spottiswoode; General Home News; The City of London College; Two pages of Classified Ads (please note that this page is loose but present). Full page of sketches of "Complimentary Dinner to Mr. Henry Irving at St. James Hall. Half-page illustration of 'Trial of life-saving apparatus on the Serpentine, Hyde Park. Half-page engraving of "The Union Steam-Ship Company's Royal Mail-Steamer Tartar. Very dramatic two-page engraving entitled "The Great Disaster at a Ship Launch on the Clyde - Sinking of the Daphne, with Two Hundred Men. Above-average but not excessive wear. Includes separate supplement which consists of two full-page engravings - the first shows a kneeling man gardening while tenderly holding an infant, the second shows a sad kitchen scene from a picture by W.H.Weatherhead with the caption "For men must work and women must weep, Though storms be sudden and waters deep, And the harbour bar be moaning - C. Kingsley". The Ben Nevis Summit Observatory - Six sketches on one page. Opening of the City of London College - two sketches; Funeral of the late Mr. W. Spottiswoode, F.R.S., in Westminster Abbey - 4 sketches. Somewhat above-average wear and soiling overall. Perforations along spine indicate this copy from a disbound volume.

Title: The Illustrated London News: July 14, 1883 *Daphne Ship-Launch Disaster at Glasgow*

Author: Various Contributors

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1883

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Fair

Type: Magazine

Size: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall

Seller ID: 146a2166

Keywords: The Illustrated London News: July 7, 1883 The Ship-Launch Disaster at Glasgow" - The Daphne capsized upon launch with much loss of life. New items: Mr. Gladstone immolates eight ministerial bills; Wimbledon competition more popular than ever; Malagasy envoys leave for home; Good news from Ireland - a lessening of crime and upset; Update on Cholera outbreak at Damietta; The Ship-Launch Disaster at Glasgow; Live-Saving Apparatus on the Serpentine; The New Steam-Ship Tartar; Banquet to Mr. Henry Irving; National Sports; Parisian Sayings and Doings; Death of the Duke of Marlborough; Royal activities; Church news; Benevolence and Self-Help; Ben Nevis Meteorological Station; Funeral of Mr. W. Spottiswoode; General Home News; The City of London College; Two pages of Classified Ads (please note that this page is loose but present). Full page of sketches of "Complimentary Dinner to Mr. Henry Irving at St. James Hall. Half-page illustration of 'Trial of life-saving apparatus on the Serpentine, Hyde Park. Half-page engraving of "The Union Steam-Ship Company's Royal Mail-Steamer Tartar. Very dramatic two-page engraving entitled "The Great Disaster at a Ship Launch on the Clyde - Sinking of the Daphne, with Two Hundred Men. Above-average but not excessive wear. Includes separate supplement which consists of two full-page engravings - the first shows a kneeling man gardening while tenderly holding an infant, the second shows a sad kitchen scene from a picture by W.H.Weatherhead with the caption "For men must work and women must weep, Though storms be sudden and waters deep, And the harbour bar be moaning - C. Kingsley". The Ben Nevis Summit Observatory - Six sketches on one page. Opening of the City of London College - two sketches; Funeral of the late Mr. W. Spottiswoode, F.R.S., in Westminster Abbey,