1848 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Royal Marines GRACE DARLING Edwin Chadwick (9920)

Product code: 9920
Original Victorian Newspaper

Royal Marine Barracks Woolwich GRACE DARLING TOMB BAMBURGH Central Telegraph Station Lothbury EDWIN CHADWICK State Carriage Peru HMS PLOVER IN SEARCH OF FRANKLIN


The Illustrated London News

Original Victorian Newspaper

Dated 1848


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 Channel Fleet 1790 – front page (small tears to bottom border, faded pencil marks to illustration).

There is a list beneath describing the 3 vans, giving the name of the vessel the number of guns and the name of the captain, these are: Captain Sir Hyde Parker, Samuel Cornish, rear Adml Sir John Jervis, captain Robert Calder, John Colpoys, Hugh Christian, JT Duckworth, AJ P Molloy, Admiral Barrington, Captain T Pringle, Robert Man, FT Hartwell, Adml Earl Howe, rear Adml Leveson Gower (fleet captain) captain Sir Roger Curtis, Sir Andrew S Douglas, John Knight, Allen Gardner, Samuel C Goodall, captain Keith Stuart, HRH Duke of Clarence, T. Reive, Captain Charles Hope, John Hervey, rear Adml Hotham, captain J Holloway, Alexander Edgar, John McBride, Sir Thomas Rich, vice Adml Sir Alexander Lord, M. Miel,Capt. W Dornett, R Linzee, captain Henry Collins, captain West, Charles Chamberlayne, rear Adml Sir Richard Bickerton, captain Richard Onslow, J Ford.

Enthronisation Of the New Archbishop of York, at the Great Western Door of the Cathedral – half page.

Superb State Carriage for the Peruvian Republic. c.keenlyside.

Edwin Chadwick Esq One of the Metropolitan Sanitary Commissioners.

HMS Plover, Sent in Search of Sir John Franklin's Antarctic Expedition – drawn by Condy.

Chess Problem by WHC.

Paris Fashions for Young Ladies.

Some engravings of Crochet Work.

Brentwood Grammar School.

Tomb of Grace Darling in Bamburgh Churchyard - shows a little girl sitting against the railings surrounding the tomb; the sea in the background.

The Wife's Secret at the Haymarket Theatre.

Key to the View of Paris – WHICH IS NOT PRESENT – this is just the key, listing 17 locations in the city, and is a near half page keyed sketch of the larger missing illustration – there is also an article describing the picture.



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:


Popular Colleges.

National Defence The Channel Fleet 1790.

Impeachment of Salamanca – scene in the Spanish Cortes

Obituary of Eminent Persons Recently Deceased, including: The Earl of Powis Edward Herbert – The Earl of Moray, at Darnaway Castle Elginshire – Sir Henry St John Mildmay of Halkin terrace Belgrave square – Rear Admiral Spelman Swaine of Wisbech Cambridgeshire – Mister James Corry, a politician of some note in Ireland, of Spa buildings Cheltenham

Enthronisation of the Lord Archbishop of York.

Superb State Carriage (for the Peruvian Republic).

Edwin Chadwick Esq.

Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, HMS Plover; Captain Thomas Moore.

The Late Professor Finn Magnusen.

Police, with a paragraph on each of the following: Westminster: Daring robbery, mentioning John Wood , alias John white, Mr Broderip, Mrs Emily Lewis, Mr Cavalleiro.

Marlborough Street – Wanton cruelty to a horse, mentioning Mr Hardwick, Edward Nunn of Leamington, Constable and D Watson.

Ireland: Special Commission in Clare.

Nooks and Corners of Old England: Brentwood School.

Paris Fashions the Young Ladies.

Tomb of Grace Darling, sculpted by Mister C. Raymond Smith, architect Mr Anthony Salvin, Mr Smeddle.

Paris from the Towers of Notre Dame. sleekburnc. 2201


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 is one page missing, so 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 9920
Weight 0.3kg