1846 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Quebec Fire St Louis KAFFIR WAR Rachel Felix Actress VICTORIAN (0220)

Product code: 0220 (Wt. range 300g)
Victorian Newspaper



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 War in Kaffirland: The Death of Captain Bambrick (front page).

Burning of The Quebec Theatre - The St Louise Theatre - an article also lists some of the dead along with a floor plan of the theatre.

Accident on The Great Northern Railway of France.

Mlle. Rachel As Camille in Les Horaces - info. Rachel Félix aka Elisabeth Felix

The Late Sir Nicolas Conyngham Tindal, Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas.

Sculpture in the Pediment of the New Commercial Bank, Edinburgh designed by James Wyatt.

Ruins of Tynmouth Priory, near Newcastle - Small engr. with small article. c.keenlyside.

Scenes From the War in Kaffirland: Muster of The Malay Volunteers in The Main Barracks, Cape Town.

Scene in Kaffirland, May 1 - The Kaffirs Stealing Cattle.

Sheep Washing - engraving from a painting by Duncan.

Sheep Shearing. sleekburnc.

Grand Meeting of The Royal Agricultural Society at Newcastle: The Great Pavilion and Cattle Show.

The Northumberland and Newcastle Horticultural Societys Flower Show, Rotunda of the Tent.

Ravensworth Castle.

Mr Williams MP for Coventry.

Great Meeting of The Royal Agricultural Society of England: Prize Implements - Garretts Patent Four horse Bolting Thrashing Machine Prize £5 - Croskills Single Horse Cart Prize £5 - Colemans Patent Expanding Harrow £5 - Hornsbys Winnowing Machine Prize 3£ - Strattons Norwegian harrow and Clod Crusher Prize £5 - Garretts Patent Hand Pipe and Tile Machine Prize £5.

New Church of St John The Evangelis, Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Square.



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 Departure of Ibrahim Pacha.

Foreign Intelligence.

Imperial Parliament.

Metropolitan News with mention of: Funeral of Chief Justice Tindal (Nicholas Conyngham Tindal) - Victoria Park - etc.

Destruction of the St Louis Theatre at Quebec, and Dreadful Loss of Life - From a Corraspondent.

Alarming and Fatal Accident on the Great Northern Railway of France abetween Arras and Doual.

Meeting of the Royal Agricultural Society at Newcastle upon Tyne - includes a list of winners etc.

Naval and Military Intelligence.

Country News: Prince Alberts Proposed Visit to Liverpool - Violent Gale at Brighton - Fire in Liverpool at Coopers Row Mr M'Euchen Cork Cutting Manufactory. Miel c.keenlyside

The War in Kaffirland - with mention of Lt Governor Colonel Hare - Keiskanma - Amagaikas - Captain BAmbrick - Major Gibson - Burnshill - Block Drift - Reive - Martial Law - Keerega Farm - Fingoes - Grahams Town - Captain Norden - Fort Peddle - Fort Beaufort - Cape Town - etc.

Mister William Williams MP for Coventry.

The Court and Haut Ton (royal comings and goings).

Assize Intelligence: Convictions for a Murder Committed Nearly Four 'years Ago; James Biddle and Isaac Sheriff for the murder of George Mobbs at Dean or Dane Hill Farm, North Aston, Oxfordshire.

Accidents and Offences.

National Sports.

Obituary of Eminent Persons Recently Deceased includes Sir Aubrey De Vere, Bart

and much more. sleekburnc. 1807


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 (8 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. Front and back pages are loose. There are no colour images. Some of the pages may 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 0220 (Wt. range 300g)
Weight 0.3kg