1844 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Funeral Procession of Lafite VICTORIAN NEWSPAPER (0110)

An original Victorian weekly newspaper 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)

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:

His Imperial Majesty the Emperor of Russia, Drawn by Baugniet – front-page (some handling marks to this front page see scan).
Church of St James the Less, Bethnal Green.
His Majesty the King of Saxony.
Church of St Bartholomew the Less Bethnal Green.
Ashburnham House The Russian Ambassador Dover Street.
The Illustrious Visitors and Staff at the Grand Review in Windsor Park.
Alice Hawthorne, the winner of the Gold vase at Ascot races, from a Painting by Herring.
Ascot Races: Arrival of the Illustrious Visitors – near half page.
Picnic Party at Ascot Races – half page.
The Ascot Prize Plate.
The Queens Cup.
Royal Hunt Cup.
The Emperor of Russia, the King of Saxony, and Prince Albert at Ascot races.
The Late M. Lafite.
The Funeral Procession of M. Lafite Passing the July Column at Paris.
The Royal Devon and Cornwall Botanical Horticultural Society Show Plymouth.
Scene from Comus, from a picture by Etty Rienzi In the Forum, from a picture by Elmore – near half page (small hole in the border of the bottom of this page).
The Great Fire at Gravesend.
Ruins after the Fire at Gravesend.
Woollen Mill Folly Hall Huddersfield (small sketch).
Eclipse of the Moon (3 small sketches).

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 Royal Guests.
News from Ireland – Mr O Connell in prison.

Threatening to shoot the Duke of Wellington and Sir Robert Peel (mentioning a man named Bernard Fitzpatrick, Dr Connolly the superintendent and physician of the Hanwell County lunatic asylum, Rev J A Emmerton, and Rev Mr Burt, inspector Marquerd).

The New Churches at Bethnal Green.
The King of Saxony Ashburnham House.
Grand Review at Windsor.
The Supposed Murder at Wimbledon, a paragraph mentioning Charles Hall suspected of smothering his wife.
Ascot Races.
Eton Regatta.
Fulham Regatta.
Music Herr Offenbach.

Country News with a paragraph on each of the following:
A very interesting scene occurred at the village of Brampton near Carlisle, mentioning Mr Johnston of Walton House, Lord Morpeth visiting the ruins of Naworth Castle.
Bristol, a dreadful murder, (actually at Weston-super-Mare) the scene of a barbarous murder, mentioning Mary Fisher, Joel Fisher.
A dreadful attempt at murder at Louth, mentioning Spilsbury road, Jacob Gainsley, Mrs Desforges, Mr Markham, Mr Handsley.

The Funeral of M. Jacques Lafite.
Spring Exhibition of the Royal Devon and Cornwall Horticultural Society.
The Total Eclipse of the Moon, by W.D. Snooke.
Extensive Conflagration at Gravesend.
Vast Woollen Mill Destroyed by Fire.
The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. It measures 365 x 260 mm (14.25 x 10.25 “).The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, some pages are loose. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. Some pages may have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age. The engravings vary in size. There are no outer advertising pages/cover unless otherwise stated. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. Quotation or speech marks in the text signifies the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page. "Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.
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. The process of the page numbering in The Illustrated London News are applied in a yearly sequence and therefore do not start at number 1. This item will be packaged in a tube.  

Condition Used
Weight 0.3kg