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Victorian Newspaper Illustrated London News SS BRITANNIA AT BOSTON USA New Clearing House on Lombard Street London THE MERCHANTS WALK, ROYAL EXCHANGE Royal Palace Madrid ABOO BOMBAY INDIA

Seven pages ( 14 sides) from a weekly issue of:

The Illustrated London News

DATED 1847

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

' Royal Palace Madrid - Arrival of Queen Christina ' a front page engraving. Info. Palacio Real de Madrid

' Bronze Statue of Mr Huskisson at Liverpool - by Gibson ' - info. sculptor John Gibson statue of William Huskisson

' Mr John Gibson the Sculptor ' an engraving of the man with his signature

' Palace of the Prince of Canino at Rome - The National Guard '

' The New Royal Exchange - The Merchants Walk, South West Angle ' view of a busy scene, men in tophats, messenger boy etc

' The Clearing House in Lombard Street ' another busy banking scene, a desk at the back of the room, tophats hanging from hooks etc on the wall, a large fire in the middle

' Numa in the Grotto of Egeria - Painting by the Late Mr Howard RA ' Sleekburn.

' Going to Church - Drawn by Bendeman ' village scene in South Germany

Chess Problem by Mr Horwitz

' Madame Vestris as "Marton" in the "Pride of the Market"..' info. Lucia Elizabeth Vestris was an English actress, contralto opera singer, theatre producer and manager

' Interior of the Lyceum Theatre After Decoration ' a view of the stage from behind, looking out onto the audience and boxes, a scene being played out

' Scene from The "Pride of the Market" at the Lyceum Theatre '

' New Helmet for the Heavy Dragoons '

' Walsall Church, After The Gas Explosion ' interior view of the damage

' The Britannia Steam Ship Leaving Boston USA ' a wonderful engraving showing the town and harbour in the background, the ship sailing through the ice, and crowds waving the ship off. The ship had become icebound in the harbour, a channel had to be cut for her through the thick ice.

' Aboo Mountain, in Bombay, India - The Horse Races ' - Mount Abu in the background with Nakki Lake, and the horses racing in the foreground.


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 Liverpool Deputation - with mention of Sir Robert Peel - Lord John Russell - Mr W. Brown - Sir Charles Wood

Foreign and Colonial Intelligence

Parisiana (Paris) - with mention of Queen Christina of Spain - Princess de Lieven - Mr Bulwer - M. Reive - Baron Billing - M. Beauvallon - M. D'Ecquevilley etc.

Spain with mention of Queen Maria Christina and her daughter - Queen Isabella - General Roncall - Captain Burton - M. Loigorri - etc.




The netherlands (incomplete)

The Huskisson Statue

Gibson the Sculptor

Illustrated London News Editorial


The Weather

Court and Haut Ton - Royal and High Society Comings and Goings

Metropolitan News - The Financial Crisis - City of London Registration

Births and Deaths in the Metropolis

Naval And Military Intelligence

Accidents and Offences:

Suicide of a Clergyman near Liverpol, Rector of Haslingeden Rev. W. Gray

The Destruction of Chartley hall the Seat of the Earl of Ferrers

Forged Railway Scrip

Privation of Bonnet Makers at the Feathers Tavern, Walworth into the Death of Ann Gallagher of 10 Burton St.

Lamentable Accident from Fire Arms in the Family of Alfred Power Esq of Dublin

Committal of Two Coal Masters for Robbery

Highway Robbery and Suspected Murder in Westminster

Attempt to Rob and Murder a Young Lady by a man named James Venn a Returned Convict; lady named Ann Loosemore who was attacked in the lanes between Knowle and Bedminster, Bristol.

Suicide of a Man of Colour, William Douglas a Cooper of 17 Clement's Lane, Strand

Man Run Over by a Railway Train, John Birtwistle an inmate of The Blackburn Workhouse

Artful Swindling at Manchester, Charles Walter Fitzclarence

Woman Murdered at Gravesend by William Wilson of New Court, West Street, of his wife.

Horrible Death of a Boy, son of Joseph Woodcock a collier

Sir Robert Peel at Liverpool

Deaths, Dowager Lady Waterpark, Major General Thomas Phipps Howard, Mr Cottingham the Architect (short announcements)

The New Post Office, Nottingham

Accident on the Brighton Railway at theKeymer Branch Junction

Another Irish Murder, Thomas Hanly at Castle Otway

Latest From Spain - Queen Christina and her husband M. Munoz

Merchants at The Exchange - The new Royal Exchange

The Clearing House

Canto IV Numa in the Grotto of Egria

Going To Church - verse to accompany the drawing by Bendeman

National Sports

Song of the Sonderbund - four verses

Scotland: Melancholy Accident at Edinburgh of Mr Wilson a dentist, of Young Street, Edinburgh - - - Poisoning at Glasgow, a man named Keenan of hunter St dies.

Sharks at Guernsey off the St Sampsons Harbour

Ascent of Mr Green the Aeronaut at Brussels

Harvest in Belgium

Gentleman of Property Committed for Felony, Mr William Tongue of Comberford Hall, Tamworth

Police Column:

Violent Assault at Whitecross Street, London

System of Plunder by a Shopwoman Anne Simmons at Messrs Marshall and Co. In Vere Street, Oxford St

Ingenious Tricks of Swindlers, Charlotte M'Gee

The Commercial Crisis and The Bill Swindlers

The Theatres

Apollo's Last Visit to Parnassus - A Very Irregular Ode by E.B.E.N.

The Theatres

Explosion of Gas in Walsall Church

New Helmet of the Heavy Dragoons

Loss of Life in Hungary, at Koman

Monetary Transactions of the Week From - Our City Correspondent

The Markets

The Monetary Currency by John holland


The Repeal Association with mention of Mr Scully - Mr J. O'Connell.

>State of the Country Keenlyside

Murder in the County of Longford, of Timothy Reynolds a Labourer of Fardromin

The London Gazette - War Office Appointments - - Bankrupts- Birth Mariages Deaths

The Britannia Steam Ship in USA and Newfoundland

The Races in Bombay (Abu). sleekburnc. 2310

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. It measures 365 x 260 mm (14.25 x 10.25 ").The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, some pages are loose. There is a little age yellowing with some spotting. Some pages may have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age. The engravings vary in size. There are no outer advertising pages/cover unless otherwise stated. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. Quotation or speech marks in my descriptive text signifies 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.

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 is one page missing so if you are looking for something in particular in these pages PLEASE ASK. If you require information on size of articles (i.e. number of words), sizes of images, please ask before bidding or buying. The process of the page numbering in The Illustrated London News issues are applied in a yearly sequence and therefore do not start at number 1. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.


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Weight 0.3kg