Product code: 9320
Antique Victorian Newspaper

KAFFIR WAR India Sketches PLYMOUTH SHIPWRECK Newport Horse Race GRAVESEND FIRE Victorian Fashions


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:

The Newport Pagnell Steeplechase by J.F. Herring -front page
The Kaffir Women Advancing As a Screen
Embassy of Pandah, King of the Zoolahs, to the government of Natal (Zulu possibly).
The Giraffe Cricket (Praying Mantis)
African guitar.
Costume of the King.
African Umbrella Hat.
African War Dress.
Gazelle Brought by Captain Denham in the Avon Steamship from Africa.

Sketches on a March in North-Western India – a page wit hthree sketches entitled: Mail Cart in the North-Western India – Changing Ground (elephant and camels) – Native Hack Cab.
Agricultural Pictures – Thrashing drawn by Duncan (commonly known as threshing), half page
The Schooner "Providence" And the Brig "Hero" Run Aground at Plymouth, drawn by Condy – near half page
Some small sketches to illustrate everybody's column by Albert Smith.
Hellenic Festival to Kalergi, the Greek Patriot – half page
The Capri, Iron Mediterranean Steamer
Testimonial to Mr Rufford by the Stourbridge Cricket club
Chapel at Wastdale Head Cumberland.
Paris Fashions.
Mr Phelps and miss Laura Addison In a Scene from Measure for Measure chess problem by Mr CRL.
Ruins after the Recent Fire at Gravesend – near half page
The Bey of Tunis at the Palais d' Elysees Bourbon – near half page.




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 Treaty of Vienna
The Newport Pagnell Steeplechase
Law intelligence – the liability of provisional committee men
The Criminal Information against Mr Ferrand MP
Fraud upon the bank – mentioning Henry Hitchcock alias Henry Hitchcock Barrett alias Henry Barrett alias Henry Jones, Mr Bailey Mr Crompton Sarah Edwards and Mr Justice Coltman who sentence the hapless fellow transportation for life for forging a stock transaction.

Police News: Plunder of a Simple Countryman, mentioning Edward Billington, Thomas Thompson, Robert Chulme, charged with having Robert John Smith of Portobello, also mentioning captain Harvey.
Central Criminal Court, mentioning the tricks of moneylenders and naming William Wilmot Byron, Mr Clarkson Mr Ballantine.

The Kaffir War.
Portugal – The Progress of the Insurrection.
Destruction of the Independence of Craców (Krakow).
African Curiosities.

Accidents and Offences, with a paragraph on each of the following:
Death from Starvation, mentioning Mr Mills at the Duke of Wellington Crawford Street Portman square, Louisa mordaunt, Mr Merson, Robert Dawson Harding.

The Fatal Explosion at Oldbury, mentioning Mr Parker's pit, Edward Foley, Mr Etwell, Mr Haines, Mr windmile, thetwo Bodens, and Troth, Mr Hinchcliffe coroner of West Bromwich.

Explosion near Preston and Loss ofseven lives, mentioning Firedamp, Mr John Hargreaves Jr at Easton Burgh, Thomas Halliwell, Jane Halliwell, Seth and William Turner, William Wilding, Mary Booth, Jane Moss, James Booth, Thomas Graham,Thomas Farrimond, Joseph Farrimond, Richard Lomax.

The Deaths ofthree brothers by Drowning - Mr George Roxburgh Sharpe at Chiswick Cut, two years previously his brother similarly drowned near the same spot, and about five years previouslythird brother was drowned in the East Indies.

Messrs Palmers Candle Manufactory Destroyed by Fire, Mentioning Mr Inspector Penny.
Alarming Accident on the East Lancashire Railway, mentioning the Irwell at Springside Ramsbottom.
Another accident with Gun Cotton mentioning James Richardson of Bessborough Terrace Pimlico.
Serious accident to Mr Claude Lascelles. sleekburnc.
Swindling at Andover by a young Frenchwoman Mlle Malvina Florentine de Saumarez.
Suicide of Lt William Douglas.
Strange accident at South Eastern railway.
Explosion of a STeam Boiler at Over Darwin, Lancs with meniton of a man named Heaviside.
Colliery Explosion at Harvey's Coppell Colliery near Standish, Lancs.

Arrival of the Overland Mail – Re-commencement of the Hostilities in India.
Compensation for Injury by a Railway Company with mention of Shirehall Warwick.

Suspected Murder at Sutton, Nottinghamshire with mention of George Taylor disinterre, Elizabeth Smith his Housekeeper, Professor Taylor, Mr Pettinger the surgeon, Dr Hugh Morton of Newark, Sarah Taylor.

On a March in North-Western India.
The Recent Gale (Plymouth, Falmouth etc).
Everybody's Column by Albert Smith includes - New Ballad, The Romance of the Post Office Directory for 1846 (nine verses)- etc.

Obituary of Eminent Persons Recently Deceased including:
Lady Augusta Sofia Cathcart of Cathcart house near Glasgow
Thomas Penrice Esq. of Kilvrough, who died reive at little Plumstead Rectory
George Nigel Edwards Esq of Henlow Grange Beds.

Country News inclues:
Meeting of Liverpool Merchants in Favour of the Reduction of the Tea Duties.
Opening of the Tunbridge Wells Extension Railway.
Curious Ceremony at Newcastle in Staffordshire.

The London Gazette: Admiralty Appointments - War Office Appointments - Births Marriages and Deaths
Monetary Transactions of the Week.
The Markets: Food, Coal, Wheat, MeatPrices etc.
The Theatres.

Entertainment to General Kalergi.
Steam Navigation along the Shores of Italy.
Nooks and Corners of Old England Chapel, Wastdale Head Cumberland.
Sadler's Wells Theatre, mentioning miss Laura Addison in Measure for Measure and Mr Phelps as the Duke
Fashions. c.keenlyside.
The Stourbridge Cricket Club.
The Bey of Tunis Destructive.

Fire at Gravesend with mention of Mr Garratt a Grocer Opposite the Pier Hotel West Street - Talbot Inn, Punch Bowl Tavern - Mr Choett The Fishmonger - Mr Tisdell - Mr Crowhurst the greengrocer - Mr Lovell of the Pier Hotel - Suttie's Alley - M. Miel - Mr Carlin, Hatter and General Dealer- Mrs Torrington Ironmonger - Mr holmes the Chemist - Mr Goodsell the Hairdresser - Chapel Lane - etc.sleekburnc. 2811


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.

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Product Code 9320
Weight 0.3kg