1848 issue ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS (1130) Trees of Liberty Paris CARNIVAL ROME Fete in Versailles and Paris

An original Victorian newspaper. Packaged Weight range 265g
The Illustrated London News 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.

This issue is for eight pages (16 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:

' Berlin – A Procession of Liberated Poles '
' Versailles in France – The Car of "La Liberte" a t The Grand Masqued Fete ' a float in a street procession
' Paris - Fete in the Place De La Bourse Showing the "Trees of Liberty" ..'
' A Patrol in the Streets of Paris – Voluntaires Mounted on the Horses of Miel the Late Municipal Guard Commanded by the Young Military Students of St Cyr '
' Attack on the Office of " La Presse " in the Rue Montmartre in Paris '
' Belgian Demonstration at Paris ' Keenlyside

The Carnival at Rome:
' The Start for the Race in the Corso '
' The Maskers in the Streets Showered with Confetti and Bouquets '

Art and the British Institution:
' Zuleika – From a Painting by O'Neill ' engraving showing the Bride of Abydos, a character from one of Lord Byron 's Poems
' Joseph Interpreting the Dream of Pharaoh's Chief Baker – From a Painting by Sir George Hayter M.A.S.L

' Chess Problem '
' Berlin - The Burial of the Victims of the Revolution '
' Wantage in Berkshire – The New Wesleyan Chapel '
' The Arabs Who Assisted at the Wreck of the " Avenger " – Mohammed Ben Haddad and His Father Sheikh Haddad of Sidi Mansoor ' – info. Tunis or Tunisia – this engraving has been "hand" coloured – the clothes the men are wearing have been coloured pink, green, yellow and red (not by me, I might add!)
' The Sutlej Silver Medal Ordered by Queen Victoria for Distribution Amongst Men Who Took Part in the Campaign in the Punjaub India '
' The Museum of Economic Geology Between Piccadilly and Jermyn Street – The Piccadilly Front ' a street scene
' Remarkable Halos and Parhelia Seen in the Sky in England, Guernsey, Jersey and Isle of Wight '
' Roman and Mediaeval Pottery Found in the Neighbourhood of Lincoln '
Scene from Verdi's Opera of "Attila" at Her majesty's Theatre – Mlle Cruvelli as Odabella – and Others

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 Private Morality of Public Men – with mention of George III – George IV – Louis Philippe of France – M. De Lamartine

Foreign Intelligence includes:

France – with mention of Beranger – Andry de Puyraven – Armand Marrast – General Chabannes – The Moniteur des Clubs – The Abbe Lacordaire – Mister Smith O'Brien - - - A Reply to the Deputation, made by Mr O'Brien, by M. Lamartine entitled "Citizens of Ireland – apprx 700 words - - - Alexandre Dumas – etc

Spain – with mention of The Unrest in Madrid – Prado – Calle Peligros – Calle San Jeronymo – Plaza de Cebada and Toledo – English Man Named Whitwell Shot in the Abdomen – M. Mon – Duke of Valentia – Quee Christina

The Italian States – with mention of General Count Zichy – Venice – Lombardy – Garrisons of Pavia and Placenza – Prince Schwarzenberg – General Bes - Reive – Rome – The Piedmontese General Durandi – Colonel Ferrari – Admiral Ruggiero

Austria – with mention of The Allegmeine Zeitung – Count Stadion of Bohemia – Marshal Nugent

German States – The Frankfort Diet (parliament) –


Poland – A Proclamation Issued by The German National Committee – apprx 300 words

Russia – The Hamburgh Borsenhalle

Egypt – apprx 50 wds only

United States


Central America

West Indies

Brazils - apprx 50 wds only


Obituary of Eminent Persons Recently Deceased includes:

Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick KH LL.D died at his Seat Goodrich Court, In Herefordshire

Rear Admiral Samuel Hood Inglefield

Arthur Oates Harrison Esq

Naval and Military Intelligence:

The Launch of the "ABoukir" 90 Gun Ship at Plymouth

Naval Forces on the Coast of Ireland – And Marines for Ireland

The Superintendentship at Malta, Rear Admiral Harvey


Surrey and Kent Commission of Sewers and Gwydr House

The French Republic

Illustrated London News Editorial

' The Intended Chartist Meeting – Government Proclamation Signed C. Rowan and R. Mayne Commissioners of the Police of the Metropolis of The Metropolitan Police Office Whitehall Place

' TheRevenue

the Weather

Natural History of the Flirt by Albert Smith

The Court and Haut Ton – Royal Comings and Goings

Central Criminal Court with ref to James Ryan Indicted for Stealing from the London Dock Co.- - - Robbery by a Clerk, John Bartholomew Brooke aged 18from Messrs Wathen and Philipps Solicitors in the City

Police – The Mansion House and The English Refugees from France, The Rev. Robert Lovett

Singular Seizure of Illicit Spirits in High Street Southwark


Metropolitan News includes:

Mortality in the Metropolis

Meeting of the Marylebone Vestry with Rev Dr. Spry in the Chair

London Provident Institution Savings Bank of the Moorfields District

Meeting, on the Account of Railway Workmen Expelled From France, At The Green Man in Tooley Street

City of London General Pension Society

London Orphan Asylum, Meeting at the London Tavern

Equitable Taxation League Meeting at The Belvidere, Pentonville, J. Yates in the Chair FONT color=#ffffff>Sleekburnc.

Royal Society Annual Grand Entertainment

Metropolitan Commission of Sewers and City Commission of Sewers

Chartist Meeting at Clerkenwell with mention of Mr Dixon – Jones – Clark – Mr Philip M'Grath – Mr Feargus O'Connor MP

Ireland and Pike Making in Dublan – with mention of David Hyland, Blacksmith of 16 Charles St - - Thomas Kirwan - - Mr O'Callaghan - - Colonel Browne

The Theatres – The Strand – Haymarket – Marylebone

Classical Quartet Concerts

Imperial parliament with mention of Lord Stanley – Lord Morpeth – Earl of Aberdeen – Marquis of Lansdowne – Jewish Disabilities Bill, Mr Goring – The Proposed Chartist Procession

The Escape of Prince Metternich

The Prospects of Birkenhead

Increase and Diminution of Salaries in the Public Ofices

Shipwreck awith 150 Lives Lost – the British Ship General Wood in the Chinese Seas

Fire At Sea with the Loss of the English Ship Philomela Belonging to Harrington

Country News:

English Workmen in Calais

Chartist Movement in Nottingham

Tremendous Fire at Mitcham at the Premises of Messrs Robins and Co, Weavers, At Phipps-bridge

Monetary Transactions of the Week – "From Our City Correspondent"

Markets – Prices of Corn – Wheat – Seed – Bread – Sugar – Provisions – Tallow – Coals, Walker, Haswell, Russell's hetton, Heugh Hall, Tees, Cowpen Hartley – Hops – Meat at Smithfield – Offals

The London Gazette – War Office Appointments - - - Bankrupts

Births Marriages and Deaths

Full page of Adverts Sleekburnc.0804

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, some pages are loose. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. 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. Quotation or speech marks in the text signifies the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page. 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.
Condition Used
Weight 0.3kg