1846 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Lancaster Carlisle Railway (3420)

Product code: 3420
An original Victorian newspaper. Packaged Weight range 265g



The Illustrated London News

Original Victorian Newspaper

Dated 1846



This first part of the description features a list of Images i.e. engravings from sketches, drawings etc. (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include:

Christmas: The Compliments of the Season and Arrival of Presents at the Hall - front page print from engraving by Duncan (This page is detached).
Chess Problem by Von S. Leow.
Her Majestys Schools at Windsor Great Park - an engraving of the new school for the children of workers in Queen Victoria's Service, known as The Royal School (its still a school today); near half page.
Carved Doorway and Black Jack at Flixton Hall in Suffolk.
Elizabethan Table at Flixton.
Christmas Morning: Going To Church - drawn by Dodgson; half page.
Christmas Eve in Germany: Martin Luther and His Family Around a Christmas Tree - From a Print Lately Published at Leipsic; half page.
Bringing in the Boars head at Queens College Oxford - full page print from engraving by J. L. Williams.
Under the Mistletoe - full page print from engraving by Kenny Meadows; a young couple.

Opening of the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway: Bridge Over the Lune - A View From the Churchyard at Lancaster snow on the hills in the distance, a village near to the bridge over the river. coombridge.
Packhorse Bridge over the Lune, Borrow Bridge with The Railway in the Distance.
The Railway Contractors Dinner at the Crown and Mitre Inn at Carlisle near half page.

Scene from The Battle of Life at the Lyceum Theatre & Mister and Mrs Keeley.
Paris Fashions for miel the New year.
Christmas is Come - a family christmas scene within a musical score, Words by Albert Smith and Music by W. V. Wallace - a victorian christmas song (this page is detatched).



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:

Foreign Intelligence.
Court and Haut Ton - Royal Comings and Goings.
Law Intelligence: Liability of Members of Provisional Committees with ref to Lord Denman.
Chess Enigmas.

Accidents and Offences includes Death from Cold and Want; Inquest Held at the Grapes Tavern Fulham Road Brompton on Anne Boyce; Boiler Explosion at St Philips, Bristol; Murder and Suicide at Waterloo Dock; Death from Starvation in Lace Street Liverpool.

Country News, includes:
Dinner by Mister Hudson as Mayor of York.
The Royal School, Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Great Park.
Flixton Hall Suffolk.
Christmas in Germany.
Legend of the Christmas Tree - a poem.

Metropolitan News includes:
Election of Common Councilmen. Court of Common Council and Court of Aldermen. Metropolitan Association for Improving the Dwellings of the Poor.
Illustrated London News Editorial.
Ireland includes: The Repeal Association, Dreadful State of the Country.
Three songs for Christmas: The Boars Head Song; A Carol Bryngyng in reive the Bores Heed; Kissing under The Misletoe (Mistletoe).
The Theatres and Christmas Entertainments.

Obituary of Eminent Persons includes: The Soverign Landgrave of Hesse Homburg Philip Augustus Frederick died at Homburg es Monte; The Right Hon. Thomas Grenville; Sir George Hilaro Barlow Former Governor General of India; Monsieur Deshayes Renowned Ballet Master died at Paris; The Rev. James McTear a Well Known Clergyman, Politician and Public Speaker in Glasgow.
Everybodys Column by Albert Smith with seven small engravings quiz and conundrums.
National Sports and Tattersalls.
The London Gazette & War Office Announcements.
Bankrupts List etc. sleekburnc. 2612


This is an original but USED antique newspaper not a scan and not a later re-print. If there is a particular date you require in regards to this item eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc please ask. The Illustrated London News was a newspaper founded by Herbert Ingram with the first edition appearing on 14 May 1842. It was the world's first illustrated weekly newspaper.

Eight pages (16 sides). It measures 395 x 290 mm (15.5 x 11.25inches). The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, there is age yellowing to the pages. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. Some of the pages may be loose, and have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. The engravings vary in size. Any watermarks on images are for display only and not on the original engravings. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.

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, but if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. If you require information on size of articles (i.e. number of words), sizes of images, please ask before bidding or buying. There are no colour images unless otherwise stated. The process of the page numbering in The ILN carry on from the previous issue therefore do not start at number 1. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my reference only.

The descriptive text in my listing, details 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. This item will be packaged in a tube.

IMPORTANT: If the newspaper is over 250g and you choose International Economy postage from the UK, Royal Mail AIM to deliver within two weeks to Western Europe, four weeks to Eastern Europe, and eight weeks outside Europe and ROW; please be aware these times are NOT guaranteed and are approx.

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Condition Used
Product Code 3420
Weight 0.3kg