1848 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Supplement Only – History Of The Revolutions In Europe

An original Victorian newspaper. Packaged Weight range 265g

The newspaper was founded by Herbert Ingram. The first edition appeared on 14 May 1842 and was the first of its kind to feature engraved images illustrating news articles of the day. 

This is an original USED newspaper, not a scan and not a later re-print. If there is a particular date you require eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc. please ask. There is no front page as this is a supplement.

This issue is for six (12 sides)
……………………. Dated 1848……………………

This first part of the description features a list of Images i.e. prints from engravings, sketches, drawings etc (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include:

Bivouac on the Boulevards, Paris - half page

The attack on the Pantheon - half page (this page has been completely torn in half, cutting through both illustrations, and has several border tears and small pieces missing from the edge. However as very little or no material is missing along the tear, according to which side you wish to keep, it can quite easily be repaired)

The conflict in the Clos St Lazare - half page

The fight in the Place Bodoyer, at the back of the Hotel De Ville

Conflict at the Place Maubert - near half page

Night Bivouac of troops at the Hall of the National Assembly – near half page

The chamber of the first provisional government, Paris - near half page

Moving on to Italy.....

Sacking of Naples by Lazzaroni - near Half page

And in Germany......

Storming the Arsenal, Berlin - near half page

Revolutionary meeting in a cellar in Berlin - sketched by Hoffman - half page

The Emperor of Austria Leaving Vienna - near half page

St Paul's church, Frankfort, wherin the German Parliament hold their sittings.


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 French revolution of 1848; Popular Demonstrations; Deputations to the Government; Trees of Liberty; The Elections; The festival of Fraternity; Communist demonstration; National Assembly; The reaction; proclamation of the Republic; The Executive Committee ; Disturbances at Rouen; Communist insurrection attack on the Assembly; The festival of Concord; The Napoleonist Emeute; Rachel and the Marseillaise;

The Revolutions of Italy - several thousand words, with news from Turin, Austrian Italy, Venice, Naples, etc

The Revolutions of Germany - again several thousand words with news from : Cologne, Dresden, leipsic, Berlin, Bohemia, Posen etc.


The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. It measures 365 x 260 mm (14.25 x 10.25 “).The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, some pages are loose. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. Some pages may have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age. The engravings vary in size. There are no outer advertising pages/cover unless otherwise stated. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. Quotation or speech marks in the text signifies 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.

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 so if you are looking for something in particular in these pages PLEASE ASK. The process of the page numbering in The Illustrated London News issues are applied in a yearly sequence and therefore do not start at number 1. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested. PLEASE ALSO NOTE that the paper banners, or mastheads vary, and the scan shown is only a representative sample. "Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.

Condition Used
Weight 0.3kg