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:

London - The Explosion on Board The Cricket Thames Steamer off the Adelphi Pier - front page engraving showing the scene after the explosion with rowing boasts picking up the injured from the river and being deposited on a jetty and the Half Penny Cricket half submerged in the river
The Cricket Steam Boat Before the Explosion.
At The Scene of the Steam Boat Explosion: Searching for Bodies into The Night.
Wreck of the Cricket at Low Water.

The Sheffield Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute.
Balloon and Display of Fireworks from Vauxhall Gardens.

The Assassination of the Duchess de Praslin - The Window of the Hotel Sebastiani.
The Gate of the Hotel Sebastiani at No. 55 on the Faubourg Saint Honore.
The Garden Front of the Hotel Sebastiani.
Ground Plan of the Hotel Sebastiani at 55 Rue Du Faubourg Saint Honore over half page, very detailed
Plan of the Duchess De Praslin's Bedchamber.
The Luxembourgh Prison Where The Duc de Praslin Was Taken - info. Charles Laure Hugues Théobald, duc de Choiseul-Praslin murdered his wife Fanny Altarice Rosalba, the daughter of Marshal Horace Sébastiani de La Porta. sleekburnc.

Queen Victoria in the Highlands with Her Family:
Ardverikie Lodge From the Loch - info. Loch Laggan
Young Macpherson Being Introduced to the Prince of Wales and the Princess Royal - info. son of Cluny Macpherson
The Laggan Games: The Race.
Putting the Heavy Stone - Won by Mister Samuel Kennedy.
Throwing the Hammer - Won by Colin M'Donald.
Leaping Competition - Won by Archibald Gunn.
Throwing the Cahher - won by Colin M'Donald - info. the caber
The Pass at Glencoe.



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 River Thames and The Steamers.
Foreign and Colonial News includes: Parisiana France.
The Overland India Mail.
Country News with mention of Memorial to the Poet Crabbe at Aldeburgh - - Death of Samuel Turner of Liverpoolof the Bank of England - - Serious Fire at Exeter premises of J. Solomon of Waterloo St - - Frightful Accident from Lightning near Lincoln at Welton with mention of Mary Baldwin, Eliza Baldwin and Ann Rippingale, Oglesby, J. Brownlow Ireland with mention of the Irish Confederation - - The Repeal Association - - Murder in the County Tipperary , James Cashen - - Melancholy Miel Occurrence at Cashel, Francis O'Ryan - - Executions in Ireland. c.keenlyside

Obituary of Eminent Persons incl. Count Alfred De Montesquiou at His Residence on The Faubourg St Germaine.
The Hon. Mrs Jocelyn at Tollymore Park daughter of Major General Sir Neil Douglas.
Sir Richard Dobson of Westmoreland died at His Residence in Gloucester Place Portman Square.

Fatal Accident on the London Brighton and South Coast Railway Between New Cross and Sydenham.
Fatal Accident on the London and North Western Railway nr Sudbury
Fatal Explosion on Board the Cricket Steamer - over two pages with details of inquest etc The Weather.
Illustrated London News Editorial. c.keenlyside.
Accidents and Offences includes Storm on the Coast of Scotland - - Reported loss of An Emigtrant Ship and Three hundred Passengers.
Accident to the Glamorgan Steam Packet.
Boiler Explosion on the Firebrand a Reive Steam Tug.
Charge of Manslaughter on Mrs Mary Olds at Walworth
Husband Committed for Poisoning His Wife at Her Majestys Victualling yard, Deptford.
Suicide of a Servant Girl, Emma Allsop, inquest held at the Ship, Little Tower Street.
The Praslin Tragedy - spanning over four sides, very detailed , with letters from the Duchess to Her Husband etc, descriptions of the scene of the crime and other details.
Metropolitan News.sleekburnc. 0409


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 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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Weight 0.3kg