1847 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Exmouth Castle Ship Wreck DEE VIADUCT Daniel O'Connell NEWSPAPER (5620)

Product code: 5620 (Wt range 300g)
An original Victorian newspaper. Packaged Weight range 265g



The Illustrated London News

Original Victorian Newspaper

Dated 1847


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:

Manchester New Racecourse – near half front-page. Info. at Broughton on land belonging to Mr Fitzgerald, of Irwell Castle.
Grand Field at Day at Calcutta: Arrival of the Captured Sikh Guns from a Sketch Received by the Last Overland Mail – near half page.
The Winners of the Derby and Oaks – drawn by Harry Hall Esq Newmarket – subtitled Cossack winner of the Derby, Miami winner of the Oaks – near half page.
Hampton Court Palace – The Celebrated Picture of The Field of the Cloth of Gold.
Gold Box, Containing the Freedom of the City of London Presented to Sir Harry Smith.
The Last Omnibus.

Full page devoted to Grand Military Bazaar at the Regent's Park Barracks for the Distressed Irish – two titled illustrations, The Royal stall – the Marchioness of Londonderry's stall – there are three other illustrations of what look to be regimental colours. sleekburnc.

To the memory of O'Connell – a design by William Harvey – full page illustration showing a statue of Daniel O'Connell.
Mr O'Connell – from a sketch taken just previous to him leaving England.
New House of Lords gas lighting.
Half page featuring two sketches entitled Wreck of the Exmouth; Wreck of the Exmouth – Recovery of Bodies.

Scene of the railway accident at Chester Dee Viaduct – sketched by Mr A W Hunt, Liverpool.
Paris fashions for June.
Mademoiselle Jenny Lind as Maria in La Figlia Del Reggimento – this page has had part of the border cut away.
Full page musical score with words, The Tears on the Shamrock – poetry by Alfred Crowquill – music by Edward Loder



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 late Mr O'Connell.
New racecourse Manchester.
Annual dinner of the London chess club.
Foreign Intelligence: news from France Spain Portugal Cape of good Hope.
Obituary of Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Pearson country news including poverty in Manchester, sudden death of Capt Harcourt the late murders at Mirfield.
News from Ireland including funeral of Lord Bessborough; the death of Mr O'Connell; The outrage at Killaloe; The late murder in the County Down.
Musical Revue including linter's Court poker, the sea nymphs song written by GJ Smith and John Barnett, anthems and services for Church choirs by J Burns.
Grand Field Day at Calcutta. c.keenlyside.
Presentation of the Freedom of the City of London to Sir Harry Smith.
Whitsuntide at Hampton Court.
Metropolitan news including: unhealthy state of part of the city (referring to the Ward of Faringdon without).
Police News, Joseph Ady's foreign correspondence.
The late Mr O'Connell – lengthy article (there is a small ink stain obliterating a couple of words in this article).
New House of Lords – gas lighting.
The wreck of the Exmouth emigrant ship.
Frightful accident on the Shrewsbury and Chester railway.
Chess problem – chess emigmas.
Paris fashions for June.
Royal Italian opera Bellini's puritani etc.
News from other theatres princess' Haymarket Adelphi St James's Lyceum Sadlers Wells Astley's. sleekburnc. 2905


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.

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Product Code 5620 (Wt range 300g)
Weight 0.3kg