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PORTUGAL INSURRECTION Santarem MOUNTPATRICK CORK IRELAND Littles Patent Double Action Printing Machine QUEEN MARIA II PORTUGAL King Ferdinand of Portugal


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:


Maria II Queen of Portugal - front page.
Ferdinand King of Portugal - front page.
Insurrection in Portugal: Fort St Julian on the Tagus - near half page info. Rio Tejo.
Portugal, Santarem on The Tagus - near half page view of the town with soldiers offloading a rowing boat in the foreground a view of a castle or fortress high in the background (small tear to this page, slightly affecting the image, but in a place not too obvious will repair easily).

Remains of the Palace of the Earl of Derby at Chester.
Scene from the New Ballet of " The Wags of Wapping " at Drury Lane Theatre - half page.
Ireland Opening of the Mathew and City of London Temperance Tower at Mountpatrick near Cork - near half page built in honour of Father Mathew.
Principal Apartment in the London and Temperance Tower at Mountpatrick - near half page. Although the article doesn't mention it, the tower is in the Glounthaune or Glanmire area near Cork.
The Great Wellington Statue and Arch - full page print from engraving.
Chess Problem by R. A. B of Leeds.

Four near half page engravings on a double page with article entitled Embarkation of Troops at Gravesend for Foreign Service The March Through the Town.
The Parting - with soldiers saying goodbye to their loved ones.
Preparing to Embark - long line of troops with belongings, drums etc. with a jetty and Wates Hotel in the background.
The Embarkation - showing boats with the troops rowing out to the sailing ship.

The Patent Double Action Printing Machine with Four Cylinders, For Working the Illustrated London News..... - full page including a plan showing the various parts of the machine invented by Mister William Little. Also explanatory article and two smaller engravings:
The Rack Of The Printing Machine.
Working Model made by Mr Lewis Foster. Some light staining on this back 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:

Improvements - relating to drainage of towns and of the Metropolis etc.
Foreign Intelligence includes: France - Italy - Spain - The United States and Mexico - Cape of Good Hope and The War with The Kaffirs with mention of Grahams Town, Kreli, Sir Andries Stockenstrom, Miel, Macomo, Umhala, Kwaylaykay River, Colonel Hare, Fort Beaufort, Captain Sutton, Major Hogg, Tambookieland.
Insurrection in Portugal with mention of: Cintra (Sintra) - Antas - Cadaval - Evora - Schwalback - Viscount Sa da Bandeirs - Baron Casal - Cacilhas - Almada - Colonel Wylde - The Diario - Reive - Count Bomfin - Captain Jose Estevao - etc. Scotland and Election of Rector for the University of Glasgow.
Brevet Promotions in the Indian Army War Office List - comprehensive list of approx. 300 names.
Country News includes: Explosion Near Birmingham and Loss of Nineteen Lives at Round Green Pit New Colliery near Oldbury with mention of Joseph Troth - William Tarrant - Josiah Parkes - Job Holland etc - Inquest at the Talbot Inn - Mr hinchley - Thomas Royle - harriette Latimer. sleekburnc.
Movement at Liverpool for the Reduction of the Duty on Tea. c.keenlyside.
Opening of the Bedford Railway

Aristocratic Marriage: Daughter of Sir Benjamin Hall of Llanover and Abercarn to J. Arthur Jones of Llanarth Tre Owen and Penilwyn.
Sanitary Condition of Marylebone.
Curious Swimming Experiment in the Thames.

Accidents and Offences includes: Loss of Life from the Fall of A Railway Bridge at Mortimer near Reading with mention of Charles Bailey, Daniel Dibler and Francis Kimber.
Inquest into Suicide of Mr Thomas Massa Alsager.
Fatal Accident on the London and North Western Railway at Camden Station, a Mr Enos Lea aged 29.
Incendiary Fire in a Chapel at Nottingham at Friar Lane Chapel.
Ingenious Smuggling at St Katherine Docks Steam Packet Wharf.
Forged Orders on the Birmingham Stock Exchange.
Lamentable Suicide in Bridgewater Square Barbican a man named Benjamin Croots of 7 The Square Death From Starvation at 5 Spring Gardens King Edward Street. c.keenlyside

Election of Rector of University Glasgow.
Woman in a Wild State Catherine Stewart of Brown St. Merkinch.
Distress in the Highlands and Islands.

The Illustrated London News Editorial.
The Court and Haut Ton, Royal Comings and Goings.
Metropolitan News, Proposed Improvements in the City.
Outrage and Attempted Robbery near Preston.
Another Serious Fire at Gravesend.
Arrival of the Overland Mail, Recommencement of Hostilities in India.
The Temperance Cause.
National Sports.
Obituary of Eminent Persons Recently Deceased: George Lipscombe MD.
Major Charles Henry Edmonstone died at Edinburgh age 34.
Naval and Military Intelligence includes: Launch of the Niger Steam Sloop - Execution of a British Seaman inthe American Navy, Irishman Samuel Jackson belonging to the Sloop St Mary.
Embarkation of Troops at Gravesend - with mention of 3rd Regiment for Ceylon - Capt Hamilton - Major Franklyn - HMS Sybella - HMS Romeo with 12 women and 25 children.
Police Column: A Romantic Affair, Alleged Attempt to Murder.
The Markets ie price of corn, food, meat, coal etc.
Monetary Transactions of the Week - stocks, shares, financial markets.
Births Marriages and Deaths sleekburnc. 2111


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. 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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Product Code 8320
Weight 0.3kg