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The Penny Illustrated Paper and Illustrated Times, No. 1093 Vol. 42, June 17 1882

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First Published in October 1861 The Penny Illustrated Paper and Illustrated Times was the cheaper cousin to the more illustrious and ground-breaking Illustrated London News, which cost six pence. Costing just a penny (1d) The Penny Illustrated Paper promised to be the friend of the people. Each issue was filled with sketches, graphically bringing the world news to the reader, as well as opinion pieces, gossip and a small section of advertising. This edition, from June 17th 1882 deals primarily with the murder of the Irish landlord Walter Bourke and his escort Dragoon Wallace at Ardrahan in County Galway, in the on going Land War. The increasing tension and trouble in Egypt is also covered.

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