1846 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Menai Strait Stephenson Bridge BUEN RETIRO Newspaper Victorian (0320)

Product code: 0320 (Wt. range 300g)

Buen Retiro Madrid BRITTANIA BRIDGE MENAI STRAITS Stephensons Tunnel Conwy WINDSOR CASTLE Doncaster Races JUSTICE JOHN WILLIAMS Charles Anderson-Pelham Earl ofYarborough


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:

Madrid, The Buen Retiro - front page (this front page has some handling marks; crease to centre).
The Late Earl of Yarborough - died in the Bay of Vigo, Spain.
St Marks Church Alexandria – half page.

A full-page consisting of 2 half page panoramic views of Stephensons Bridges, entitled individually: Stephensons Iron Tunnel Railway Bridge, Britannia, over the Menai Strait - - Stephensons Iron Tunnel Railway Bridge Conway.

Harvest – drawn by William Harvey, full page. c.keenlyside

Return of the Court to Windsor Castle – 2 half page or near half page illustrations entitled: – Windsor Castle Round Tower – Windsor Castle Waterloo Chamber.

Two pages devoted to The Doncaster Races, consisting of 5 illustrations the last 2 being near half page once and consisting of: – The Race for the St Leger Near the Red House – W Scott sketched on the Bawtry Road On the Morning of the St Leger – The Betting Ring Sketched from the Grandstand – Sir Tatton Sykes leading in the winner of the St Leger – Sir Tatton Sykes winner of the St Leger 1846, drawn by Mr JF Herring. sleekburnc.

Chess problem by Herr Brede of Altona.
Small untitled illustration for a serialised story.
The Late Mister Justice Williams.
The Hadley Beacon.
Tracts for the Trains some small amusing illustrations by Albert Smith.
View of Mr Macready at the Surrey, small.
Memorial to the Late Mr Lydekker.



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:


Spain and the Carlists.
The Buen Retiro Park Madrid - info. Parque del Buen Retiro
Ireland Distress and Impending Famine.
The Queens Visit to Jersey (a poem).
Death of the Earl of Yarborough.
News from Spain (quite a bit of it).
Protestant church at Alexandria in Egypt.
Stephenson's Iron Tunnel Railway Bridges.
The Annual Orations at Christ's.
Hospital charges against iel the authorities of St Pancras workhouse.

Country News: Manslaughter by a Policeman in Gloucestershire, mentioning Northleach, Great Barrington, the Fox Inn at the village of the Windrusk, Ruben Busby, Clifford, reive the other injured man, Sgt Adams, Reive, Mr Cheatle.

The round Tower Windsor The Return of Her Majesty and Prince Albert to Windsor.

Literature with reviews of: The Ship of Glass or the Mysterious Island by Hargrave Jennings – Nyren's Cricketers guide collected and edited by Charles Cowden Clarke – German in one volume by Falck Lebahn.

Obituary of Eminent Persons Recently Deceased, including: – John Murray Duke of Atholl of St John's Wood – John Henry Upton Viscount Templetown of Castle Upton County Antrim – Lady Augusta Bonde.

Small News (a paragraph on each):
Sudden illness of the Viscountess Hardinge.
Fire and destruction of property at Bristol, mentioning the premises of Mr Leach of Broadmead Bristol.
Gamekeeper charged for shooting a young woman, mentioning William Hayter, gamekeeper to the Rev W Radcliffe of Warleigh Devon, miss Marina H Hicks, the wounded victim, shot twice apparently for gathering blackberries.
Fire at the Croydon railway terminus.
The Doncaster races 1846. c.keenlyside.
Gold or the half-brothers by Camilla Toulmin – a serialised story, chapter 10.
The Late Mr Justice Williams.
Nooks and Corners of Old England, Beacon on Hadley Church.
Memorial to the late Mr Lydekker at the Royal exchange. sleekburnc. 2609


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.

Ebay Member since August 2001

Antique and Vintage Prints, Maps & Ephemera - Newspapers, Magazines, Back Issues & Books.


- © (copyright) -



All text descriptions etc. in our listings are protected through copyright law, and have been electronically and invisibly coded, and are also protected under ebay VeRO rules. Reproduction, in whole or part, without permission is a transgression of copyright.

Condition Used
Product Code 0320 (Wt. range 300g)
Weight 0.3kg