1847 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS London Season BREAD RIOT SZCZECIN St Bernard Dog RIGA Kronstadt (3620 )

Product code: 3620
Original Victorian Newspaper

RUSSIA Riga CRONSTADT House of Lords LONDON SEASON Bread Riots Stettin Szczecin ST BERNARD DOG


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:

The London Season: The Arrival - half front page.
Small Map -showing the War in Mexico.
Riga in Mexico - an engraving showing ships docked along the quayside; a bridge thronging with people crossing the river etc.
Cronstadt: Arrival of the First Ship After the Breaking up of the Neva Ice.
Ornament from the back of the Queens State chair – small sketches showing warming and ventilating and lighting in the new House of Lords. sleekburnc.
Candelabrum in the New House Of Lords.
Watch Presented to Lord Dudley Coutts Stuart by the Poles.
Clark and Varley's Atmospheric Railway Tube.

Two pages devoted to the London Season with four near half page or half page illustrations individually entitled as follows:.
The Debutant: The Boudoir.
The Ballroom.
The Debutante: The Saloon.
The Departure.
Info. The name H. Vizetelly (prob. Henry) appears as engraver, the name of the artist is unclear but looks like J. Gilbert.

Chess problem by Mr Kling.

Two pages devoted to the Exhibition of the New Society Of Painters in Watercolours, with four near half page or half page illustrations individually entitled as follows space:
John the Baptist Preaching - Painted by H Warren.
Sweet Summer Time -Painted by G Dodgson.
The Death of Jean Goujon -painted by E H Wehnert.
The Return -painted by Fahey.

Bread Riots at Stettin, from a sketch by a German artist - near half page engraving. Info. Szczecin Poland.
Great St Bernard Dog Presented by the Queen to the Zoological Society - near half page engraving.



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 London Season.

Foreign Intelligence:
France - with mention of The Moniteur (newspaper) - M. Dumon - M. Trezel - Duke de Montebello - M. Jayr- M. Guizot - M. Lacave Laplagne - The Semaphore of Marseilles (newspaper).
Portugal - with mention of The Prisoners in Limoeiro.
Germany -Food riots and distress in Stuttgart with mention of The brothers Schweickhardt - Count Lippe Governor of the Town- Baker named Maier - etc.
United States and Mexico - with mention of The Seat of War in Mexico - The "Zurich" American Packet Ship - Vera Cruz - GeneralQuitman - Alvardo - General Taylor - General Twiggs - Captain Grey at Cerralvo - Colonel Doniphan - Chihuahua - Brazos - General Urrea - General Canales near Tula.
News from Ireland mentioning the dangerous state of Lord Bessborough, food rioting, infamous outrage upon a pay clerk (an attack on Mr Slack of Annadale in Co Leitrim).

News from the House of Commons: The monetary crisis and the government loan the Chancellor of the Exchequer move the resolution to the effect that a discount of 5% should be allowed to all persons who might make advances on account of the £8 million loan on or before 18 June. Also mentions Lord G. Bentinck - Sir Robert Peel - Supply of Corn in England - Duty on Foreign Wines - Dr Bowring - Mr Ewart -The Marquis of Lansdowne - The Pious and Charitable Purposes Bill - the Por Rates Ireland Bill - Mr Sharman Crawford - Mr Mackinnon.

News from the House of Lords: The Poor Relief (Ireland) Bill - Lord Stanley - Marquis of Lansdowne - Royal Assent - etc.
Obituary of Eminent Persons Recently Deceased including:
The Archduke Charles of Austria died at Vienna.
Henry Jeffrey, Viscount Ashbrook died at his seat Beaumont Lodge, Old Windsor - info. Henry Jeffrey Flower.
Major General Sir John May KCB KC H of Hyde Park Street.

Foreign Corn Ports – Riga.

The New House of Lords: Warming and Ventilating, and Lighting - with mention of Mr T. Quarm the Chief Clerk of Works - Lord Dundonald - Mr Faraday - Mr Barry - Mr James Faraday of Wardour Street.

Superb Gold Watch Presented to Lord Dudley Coutts Stuart by the Poles.
Clark and Varley's Atmospheric Railway.
On the Weather during the Quarter Ending March 31.

Country News:
Riots in Staffordshire.
Small items of news including mention of: Representation of the University of Oxford - Opening of the Lowestoft and Reedham Railway - The Price of Corn at Colchester -The state of trade in Birmingham - Disturbances in Nottingham - Poisoning in Suffolk (mentioning the family of Mr Rouse of Bury - Frightful Murders in Yorkshire (mentioning victims Mr James Wraith, his wife and servant), a man believed to be the perpetrator was apprehended but not named.

The Court and Haut Ton - Royal Comings and Goings: Queen Victoria, Prince Albert, The Queen Dowager etc.
Postscript: HOuse of Lords and The Poor Belief (Relief) Ireland Bill.
Frightful Murdersat Dewsbury, Yorkshire with mention of Mr James Wraith.
Banquet to Mr Cobden at Florence with mention of Signor Vincenzi Perruzzi the Gonfaloniere.
Death of Admiral Maples - short announcement.
Death of Major General Thomas Fyers - short announcement.
Murder of Three Children by Their Mother Mary Hughesnear Carmarthen, Wales.
State of Crops in Ireland.
Opening of the Lowestoft and Reedham Railway.
Disturbances in Nottingham by the Chartists.
Poisoning in Suffolk with mention of Mr Rouse of Bury and his Family - Mr Image the Surgeon - Poisoned Dumplings.
The Orphan Heiress, By the Baroness De Calabrella (the London season).

Music and The Royal Italian Opera - The Philharmonic Society - Musical Chit Chat. With mention of Mlle Corbari - Madame Persiani - Mm Vieuxtemps - Mme Piatti - The hungarian Singers - Mr C. Muhlenfeldt - Miss E. Nelson - T. Reive - Herr Brandt - Signor Galli - MIss S.Novello - Santa Croce - Mr Wallace - Miss Poole - Mme Dulcken - M. Miel - Miss Rainforth - Miss Bassano - etc. c.keenlyside

Police News:A woman murdered by her husband Gilbert McDonald was charged with having murdered his wife Agnes with mention of Police Constable Sheehan 313K - Charlotte Cookham.

The Market - prices of Food, Coal,Wheat, Meat etc.
Monetary Transactions of the Week From Our City Correspondent.

The London Gazette: Appointments of The Admiralty, Office of Ordnance, Lord Chamberlain's Office, Foreign Office, War Office, Commissions Signed- Also Births Marriages and Deaths, And Bankruptcies. Names mentioned: C. E. Mainwaring - Mister Edward Harbord Lushington Preston - plus many more names.

National Sports.
The Artificial Production of Ice, Messrs Lings and KEith 11 Princes Street, Leicester Square..
Food Riots at Stettin (now Szczecin in POland).
Mount Saint Bernard Dog.
With many more articles and features.

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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 (x16 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.

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Product Code 3620
Weight 0.3kg