1844 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Map Rheingau Germany NEW YORK WHIG PROCESSION Newspaper (4310)

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Packaged Weight range 265g
The Illustrated London News

The newspaper was founded by Herbert Ingram. The first edition appeared on 14 May 1842 and was the first of its kind to feature engraved images illustrating news articles of the day. 

This is an original USED newspaper, not a scan and not a later re-print. If there is a particular date you require eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc. please ask.

This issue has eight pages (sixteen sides).

 
 
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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:
The Great Whig Procession at New York – front page; also on the front page are two portraits of contending candidates for the American presidency – Mr Polk, and Mr Clay. The procession appears to be proceeding down Broadway, and one of the banners proclaims 'Justice to Harry of the West'.

A map of the Rheingau.

Arch at West bridge (at Burghley perhaps).
Her Majesty Passing the Marketplace at Northampton.
Her Majesty Passing the Castle Northampton – near half page.
Weedon Station.
Arch at Broughton.
The Procession St Mary's Hill Stamford – half page.
The Ruins at Wothorpe (some of the ink is missing from the name of the place but it can be confirmed from its mention in the text).
Passing St Michaels Church Stamford.
The Kitchen at Burley – near half page.
The Christening in the Chapel. 
Two illustrations of the Royal Exchange Medal by W. Wyon. Keenlyside
The Burghley Christening Cake.
Buffet of Plate, Banqueting Hall at Burghley.
Shakespeare's Jug. Sleekburn
Something (some of the text is missing) in which Shakespeare's jug is kept.
Scene from The City Madam at Sadler's Wells Theatre.
Scene from the New Comedy of Old Heads and Young Hearts (I think, some of the ink is missing again) at the Haymarket. Theatre Leaden Coffin Found at Bow.
St Benets Norfolk.
Eclipse of the Moon on Sunday the 24th.
Eclipse (small diagram).
A Scene near Temple Bar During the Fog.
Chess Problem. 
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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:
 
The American Presidency.
Approaching Election of the American President.
Police News: – the claimant against Louis Philippe – alleged theft of the gas meter mentioning Mr George Walton and his mate.
George scattock – Two omnibus drivers committed to the house of correction (Henry Key and Richard Dye) – The case of the French bankrupt (Jacques Besset).
Lord Huntingtower's bankruptcy.
Lord Harborough and the Midland Railway company.
Small news including: – more incendiary fires in Norfolk – Masonic Festival at Nottingham – atrocious murder at Yarmouth. Harriet Candler – fatal coal pit Explosion near Wigan (behind the Hare and Hounds public house, Pemberton).
The Rhine, The Rheingau, And Its Wines.
Her Majesty's late visit to Burghley..
The Fatal Accident on Board the Gypsy Queen (William Reilly, Patrick Donovan, and Charles Mills, T. Reive).
Coroners inquest on the body of Mr Sgt Andrews.
Wyon's Royal exchange medal.

Literature – mentioning: the post office London Directory by Kelly and Co. - The Literary and Scientific Register and Almanac by J.W. Gutch – Instructions to Young Sportsmen in All That Relates to Guns and Shooting by Lt Col P Hawker (with a postscript on partridge shooting) – Knights Weekly volume – Murrays Home and Colonial Library – Points and Pickings of Information about China and the Chinese, by the author of Soldiers and Sailors (Info. George Mogridge aka Old Humphrey)
 – The Star of the Court by Miss S Bunbury – Pictorial Liverpool by H. Lacey – The Beauties of the Opera by somebody or other.

Madame Dulcken's Soirees Musicales.
Further information on the late fatal accident on board the Gypsy Queen.
Fatal railway accident, mentioning W Thomas Hollidge.
Determined suicide (mentioning Mr Ellis Hayward).
Shakespeare's Jug and Cane.
Curious leaden Coffin found in Bow.
Scene from The City Madam.
Nooks and Corners of Old England: Abbey of St Bennetts Norfolk.
Scene from the Comedy of Old Heads and Young Hearts.
Total Eclipse of the Moon.
Dense Fog in the Metropolis. 


 
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The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.
It measures 365 x 260 mm (14.25 x 10.25inches). The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, some pages are loose. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated.  The engravings vary in size. There are no outer advertising pages/cover unless otherwise stated. Quotation/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 are No pages missing so if you are looking for something in particular in these pages PLEASE ASK.  "Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.
Condition Used
Weight 0.3kg