1847 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Mendelssohn GUILDHALL KITCHEN Glaubensschild Baptism Shield (9820)

Product code: 9820
Original Victorian Newspaper



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:


Lord Mayor's Feast: Roasting Baron of Beef in the Guildhall Kitchen - front page (there is a small scuff on the left-hand border of this image, and there is also a pair of small stains towards the top of the page near the title banner).

Two pages devoted to the Lord Mayor's Day, with wardrobe procession etc and 3 illustrations entitled:

Bringing the Baron of Beef into Guildhall - Carving the Baron - The Right Honourable John Kinnersley Hooper, the Lord Mayor - half page.

Baptismal Shield Presented to the Prince of Wales by the King of Prussia - larger than half page detailed engraving titled Fridericus Guilelmus Rex Borussorum Alberto Eduardo Principi Walliae in Memoriam Diei Bapt. XXV Jan A. MDCCXLII.

His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales in His Birthday Suit - half page showing the little boy wearing a threequarter sleeved jacket and long pleated trousers; holding a cap in his hand.

Chess Problem by Mr Kling. sleekburnc.

The Late Edward Venables Vernon Harcourt Lord Archbishop of York from a Portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence.

The Late Dr Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy - the German composer.

Allan Pot, near Settle Yorkshire.

Scene from the New Play of Savile of Haysted, at Sadler's Wells Theatre.

Two small untitled illustrations for a story (to be continued) titled The Professors Lady by Berthold Auebach.

The Gaika Kaffir Chief, Sandilla The Withered Leg.

The Exchange Buildings at Liverpool - near half page (there is a portion of the border missing vertically down this page not affecting the text or illustrations).



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 City Pageant.

Foreign and Colonial News: France with ref. to Suicide of the Count Gomer - Spain - Italy - Switzerland - West Indies and Mexico - etc.

Imperial parliament.

Police (Thames) with mention of Mister John Berwick Whitby charged with the theft of wool from St Katherine Dock Co.

Accidents and Offences with mention of: Dr Bowring MP robbed by Highwayman - Shipwreck Packet Ship Auburn on New Jersey Coast - Thomas Tullett Killed by boys firing canon at Toxteth Park Liverpool - Inquest at Five Bells Public House on Andrew Numier a Sailor - Melancholy Suiced at Straiton of Rev. Nelson - Suicide of Religious Enthusiast at Bethnal Lunatic Asylum, Mr Stevens of Langley Marsh - etc.

Epitome of news, Foreign and Domestic - snippets of news.

To Correspondents - list of replies to readers questions.

The Weather.

Metropolitan News includes: Metropolitan Improvements - Court of Aldermen - Royal College of Surgeons - etc.

Ireland with ref. to the Irish Council - Melancholy Accident of Mrs French of Fitzwilliam Square Dublin, the aund of Sir Lucius OBrien MP - Embezzlement and Forgert at the Board of Works Dublin with mention of Mr Mason, Mr O'Hea, - etc.

Lord Mayor's Day.

Splendid Baptismal Shield Presented to the Prince of Wales by the King Of Prussia - article mentions: King Frederick William IV of Prussia; Director Peter Von Cornelius; First Privy Architectural Counsellor Stuler; Sculptor August Fisher; G. Hossauer the Goldsmith. - Info. aka The Glaubensschild (Shield of Faith) - Friedrich August Stuler - Ferdinand August Fischer.

Birthday of the Prince of Wales - poem to commemorate his birthday.

The Theatres with mention of Mrs Fitzwilliam - Mr Diddear - Mrs Leigh Murray - Mr W. Beverley - Mr W. West - MMrs Warner - Mr Belton - Mr G. Cooke - Mr Hill - Miss huddart - Miss Parker - Mr Sullivan - Mr Farren - etc.

Small paragraph on the visit of the Siamese Twins, Chang and Eng.

Flying Sheets from our Travelling Contributor - travel column.

New mode of Communicating Between Guards and Drivers of Railway Trains with mention of Me4ssrs Bret and Little of Furnivals Inn.

Naval and Military Intelligence with mention of Captain George Richard Pechell - LAte Captain Lockyer - The Royal Dockyard Brigade - Captain Vetch RE - etc.

Death of Mr Scott the Well KNown Horse Trainer - small paragraph

Obituary of Eminent Persons Recently Deceased, including:

Sir Nathaniel Levett Peacocke of Barntree County Clare.

Dennis Mahon Squire of Strokestown Co. Roscommon.

The Rev Dr Dillon, who died in the vestry room of his reformed church in Spitalfields. c.keenlyside.

Archbishop of York, most reverend father in God Edward Venables Vernon Harcourt.

Julia Countess Cornwallis of St Leonards on Sea.

The London Gazette with War Office Announcements, Bankrupts, and Births, Marriages, Deaths.

The MArkets - prices of food etc.

Dr Felix Mendelssohn.

Cavern and Waterfall Discovered in Yorkshire.

The Kaffir War.

The Exchange Buildings Liverpool. sleekburnc. 1311


This is an original 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). Measures 395x290mm (15.5 x 11.25ins). 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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Condition Used
Product Code 9820
Weight 0.3kg