Product code: 2640 (Wt. range 301g)



The Illustrated London News

Original Victorian Newspaper

Dated 1850


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:


Daring Leap in the Dining Room of the White Hart Hotel Aylesbury - half page; shows man on hoseback leaping over the set dining table.

Bedhouins of the Desert.

Howdah, Padded Shirt and Head Piece of Tipoo Saib, Quilted Corslet and Mahratta Head Dress worn by Tipoo Saib.

Street View in San Fancisco - Near half page.

Nimroud Sculpture At The British Museum: Colossal Figure Of Winged Man or reive Divinity - Half Page.

Grand Procession At Plymouth, On The First Despatch Of The Cape Mails. c.keenlyside.

Presentation To The Queen Of The Addresses - 3 one third page prints entitled: Deputation From Court Of Lieutenancy Of The City Of London - Oxford University Deputation - Cambridge University Deputation miel.

Presentation Of The Address Of The Corporation Of London To Her Majesty In St Georges Hall Windsor Castle - Full Page.

8 near half page prints depicting scenes from various stage plays; namely: King Charming at The Lyceum - Harlequin And The House That Jack Built, Sadlers Wells - Second Calendar And The Queen Of Beauty at The Haymarket - Alonzo The Brave And The Fair Imogene at The Princess - Prince Dorus Or The Romance Of The Nose At The Olympic - Harlequin And Humpty Dumpty At Drury Lane - La Tarantula Or The Spider King at The Adelphi - Merry Wives Of Windsor Or Harlequin And Sir John Falstaff at The Surrey.

The Boar Hunt Painted By Rubens From The Gallery Of The Late King Of Holland - Half Page.

3 sketches of The Paris Fashions For The New Year. sleekburnc.

The Royal Kitchens In Windsor Castle - Half Page.

2 pages on The Great Exhibition Buildings: The Transept By Night, The Bonfire - three quarter page.

South End Of The Building From The Park Road - Half Page.

Upper Portion Of A Column.

A three quarter page music score called Marina By E J Gill And N J Sporle



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:


England in 1850.

Alarming collisions on the Eastern counties railway.

The Daring Leap.

The London And North Western Railway.

Manchester School Of Design.

Daring Burglaries In Herefordshire.

Conflagration (Great Fire ) At The Chartham Paper Mills.

The R C Church In Scotland

Fatal Railway Accident At Near Milford Junction Of The Leeds And Selby Railway.

Highway Robbery In Birmingham.

A Supposed Burglar Shot (Joseph Haigh) at Manchester (Hutton Street).

Plate Robberies In Nottingham.

San Francisco In Upper California.

The Massacre In Alepo.

East India Company's Museum.

An article on The Scotch people seeming at present to agitate for a national poor rate.

Fatal accident on the Thames - Mister Henry Scarlett inspector Woollet.

Obituary of Eminent Persons Recently Deceased including: James Lord Talbot de Malahide of Evercreech house - Lady Knatchbull of Nash Court Kent - John Peter Bruno Bowden of Southgate house Derby.

The Grand National concerts.

Winter birds.

Advertisements of the day and more. sleekburnc. 2812


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.

If the ILN has "Reprint" at the top of front page, it indicates that this days issue completely exceeded the publishers' expectations; that this particular issue had to be reprinted possibly several times on that date.

Thirteen pages (26 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 2640 (Wt. range 301g)
Weight 0.31kg