Product code: 8720
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:


Her Majesty's Visit to Scotland: Fort William - front page.

Ferrara, the Castle - info. Castello Estense in Italy.

Brett and Little's Electric Telegraph Converser.

The Hydraulic Battery.

Commencement of the Redding Guildford and Reigate Railway at Betchworth.

Page devoted to her Majesty's visit to Scotland, with 3 illustrations entitled:

Scene at Broomielaw, miel Glasgow - half page showing the Royal yachts passing Dunally Castle Saluting the Royal Yachts of Tobermory. c.keenlyside

Further 2 pages devoted to her Majesty's visit to Scotland, with 3 near half page illustrations and 1 smaller, entitled as follows:

The Queen Leaving Dumbarton Castle - Passage of Her Majesty on the Crinan Canal: The Royal yachts of Staffa - The Queen Inspecting the Fingal's Cave.

Chess Problem by Herr Kling.

Paris fashions.

Wootton Chapel Gloucester.

Mr Keeley as Ned and Mrs Keeley as Sally in the Dustman's Belle, at the Surrey Theatre - info. Robert and Mary Anne Keeley

The Parable of Forgiveness Painted by James Eckford Lauder - near half page.

The late fire in Francis Street Tottenham Court Road.

A page devoted to the Nimroud marbles - with 5 illustrations entitled: Turbaned Head - Head Uncovered.



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:


Morals and Politics.

Obituary of Eminent Persons Recently Deceased, including:.

General Sir George Cockburn of Shanganagh Castle near Bray Ireland.
Sir Henry George MacLeod at Bishopsgate near Windsor.
George Alexander Fullerton Esq of Ballantyne Castle County Antrim and Talkington Manor County Gloucester. sleekburnc.

The Murder of the Duchess De Praslin.

The Reading Guildford and Reigate Railway.

The Death of the Duke (de Praslin).

Brett and Little's Electric Telegraph Converser.

The Occupation of Ferrara by the Austrians.

Her Majesty's visit to Scotland.

The Amber Gate Nottingham and Boston and Easton Junction railway.

Murder of a Woman by Her Husband, mentioning Robert Pilkington at little Bolton.

Tragical Affair at Edinburgh, the death of two boys and a near death of a 3third named Wilson (Fathers James Wilson and his brother Mr Charles Wilson, boys name is not given).

Fatal fight between 2 boys in Poplar (naming Mr William Baker, John may Harris aged 8 of Collings Place Poplar, Robert Auty - Joseph Johnson, Joseph Cater, T. reive, William Newson, and William Alger, were charged with being present and aiding and abetting the fight).

Queen Victoria and Her Visit to the Highlands, Fort William.

Nooks and corners of old England - Wootton Chapel.

Reappearance of the Potato Disease in Ireland.

Paris Fashions.

Prince Albert's Birthday.

Destructive fire in brackets Francis Street Tottenham Court Road.

The Nimroud Marbles at the British Museum - 2nd Arrival.sleekburnc. 2808


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.

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Product Code 8720
Weight 0.3kg