1852 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Swanpool BONHAM CARTER Rugby Water Tower (4450)

Product code: 4450
Packaged Weight range 265g



Twelve pages (24 sides) from a weekly newspaper

The Illustrated London News

DATED 1852
This first part of the description features a list of Images i.e. engravings, sketches, drawings etc (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include:

' Queen Victoria Arriving at the Royal Staircase of Victoria Tower for the Opening of Parliament ' engraving

' The Royal West India Mail - SS Orinoco ' - info ship of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company

' Lifeboat Apparatus of the SS Orinoco '

' Swanpool near Falmouth - Part of the "Amazon" Ship Wreck Washed Ashore ' SleekburnC.

' The Sanitary Improvement of the Town of Rugby - The New Water Tower Tastefully Designed in the Italian Style '

' The Right Hon The Earl of Albemarle Mover of the Address in the House of Lords ' engraving from a daguerreotype by Claudet - info George Thomas Keppel

' Right Hon. Lord Leigh the Seconder of the Address ' as above - info William Henry Leigh

' Sir R. B. W. Bulkeley Mover of the Address inthe House of Commons ' - Richard Williams Bulkeley MP for Anglesea (Anglesey)

' Mr Bonham Carter the Seconder in the Address in the House of Commons ' John Bonham Carter MP Winchester

' Queen Victoria and Prince Albert Entering the Royal Gallery from the Robing Room '

' Queen Victoria Arriving in the State Coach at The Victoria Tower '

' The New House of Commons from the Bar ' near full page, a beautifully detailed engraving, with a small engraving of a Panel of the Gallery of the New House

' Chess Problem by Mr F. Deacon of Bruges '

' The Tuileries at Paris - Guest of the Grand State Ball Arriving Reive at the Courtyard ' a full page print from engraving showing the many carriages lined up and others arriving

' Major General The Hon. George Cathcart - Governor and Commander in Chief of the Cape of Good Hope ' engraving by Smyth from a daguerreotype by Claudet

' Windsor Castle - Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and Their Children Watching The Royal Theatricals in the Rubens Room ' with others

' The Royal Procession Passing Westminster Abbey - Sketched from The Top of the Abbey ' a full page engraving showing the procession stretching out along the crowd lined street (St Margarets, toward Whitehall etc ) into the distance, a bridge over the river, Nelsons column and St Clement Danes in the distance, and an unfinished Big Ben, no clock on the top, in the off centre foreground.



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:

Opening of Parliament - The Debate on the Address

Foreign and Colonial Intelligence includes:


France - To the Testamentary Executors of King Louis Philippe - - also with mention of Grand Dinner at the Elysee by Louis Napoleon



United States of America - with mention of Chevalier Hulsemann - Mr Webster - Kossuth Congressional Banquet - etc

Cape of Good hope


Country News:

Art Maufactures Institute at Bradford

The Brighton School at Clifton Road - with mention of a Mr Winter

The Voluntary Principle of Education Conference at Manchester with mention of Mr James Sidebottom

Curious Case of Forgery at Liverpool with mention of John Burton

Naval And Military Intelligence:

Augmentation of the Army

Woolwich, Royal Arsenal - apprx80 words

New Arms for the Service with mentio of Double Carabines Colonel Hawker - Tipping and Lawden of Birmingham etc

The Orinoco Steam Ship Leaving for Chagres - with mention of: Company of Cornish Miners for the Ave Marie Gold Co. Mr W. Pitcher at Northfleet - Engines of Maudsley Sons and The Field - R. Hall of Rotherithe - Life Boat Apparatus - List of the Dimensions of the Orinoco - Plans of the Chock and Wedge

Right Hon. the Earl of Albemarle, Lieutenant Colonel George Thomas Keppel - approx 1450 words

Water Supply and Drainage Works at Rugby - with mention of Earl of Shaftesbury n- Mr Chadwick - Dr Southwood Smith - plus a run down of the charges, and rates for households etc

The Right hon. Lord Leigh - approx 450 words

Sir Richard Bulkeley Williams Bulkeley - approx 700 words

John Bonham Carter Esq - approx 650 words

The Illustrated London News Editorial - Lord John Russell ( Prime Minister )

The Court and Haut Ton - Royal Comings and Goings

Obituary of Eminent Persons Recently Deceased includes:

Sir Robert Graham of Esk, County Cumberland - shows coat of arms

Dymoke Welles Esq of Grebby Hall County of Lincoln.

Richard Alfred Davenport Died at his Residence Brunswick Cottage, Park Street, Camberwell

The New House of Commons

List of Sheriffs Appointed by HM in Council for the Year 1852 - includes: Sir John Montague Burgoyne of Sutton - Francis Jervoise Ellis Jervoise of Herriard House - John Bowes of Streatham Castle - Thomas Wood Craster of Craster Tower Northumberland - Evan Lloyd of Maes-y-porth, Anglesey - Miel and many more

Church, Universities etc - Convocation - Cambridge - Preferments and Appointments - Testimonials

Law Intelligence includes:

Mr Ramshay at Liverpool County Court, Sir F. Kelly applied for a Rule etc - approx 150 words

Rating Railways - apprx 150 words

Ernest Jones the Chartist Lecturer - apprx 152 words

National Land Company - Mr Feargus O'Connor - approx 600 words

Reform of the Court of Chancery - apprx 80 words

Plus three small articles with mention of Charles Nash - Lord Monteagle - Englishman named Quin applied for relief on behalf of fifteen South Sea islanders - approx 250 word in all

The Australian Gold Fields - approx 90 wds

The New Steamer Built for the Ottoman Government by John And Robert White at Cowes - approx 90 wds

Epitome of News, Foreign and Domestic (snippets of news)

The Palace of the Tuileries in Paris


Major General George Cathcart

The Royal Theatricals at Windsor Castle - with a list pf the parts and actors

The Theatres


National Sports

Metropolitan News includes:

Seamen's Hospital Society Meeting at 74 King William St, City

Relief of Highland Destitution - approx 100 words

British Electric Telegraph Company Meeting - approx 130 wds

Institution of Civil Engineers Meeting with J. Simpson in the chair

Banking Institute and Effects of the Gold Discoveries

The Royal Maternity Charity

Society for Improving the Condition of the Insane - approx 90 words

Extramural Interments

The Mummy Found in St Stephens Crypt

Metropolitan Sewers and The City Commissioners of Sewers

New River Company

Fire at the Premises of Mister Joseph Addison at the Broadwall sTeam Saw Mills at 110½ Broadwall, Stamford St., Blackfriars Rd - apprx 110 words

Numbers of Births and Deaths

The Engineers Strike Keenlyside ©

Monetary Transactions for the Week

The Markets - Prices of Food, Coal, Tallow, Wheat etc

The London Gazette - Bankrupts - Births Marriages and Death Announcements

The Illustrated London News Supplement

The Opening of Parliament:

House of Lords

Queens Speech

The Address

House of Commons

New Writs

Order of Gobernment Business - The Reform Bill - with mention of Mr Hayter

Clandestine Outlawry Bill

Debate on the Address

Ministerial Explanations - the Foreign Office 0w ith mention of Sir B. Hall - Lord Johnm Russell - Palmerston - Normanby

Smithfield Market - with mention of Captain Fitzroy - Sir G. Grey - Mr G. O'Brien

The Kitchen Arrangements in the House

Ventilation of the House

Crime in Ireland - House of Lords

Court of Chancery

War at the Cape of Good Hope with mention ofr Duke of Wellington - Sir Harry Smith - Lord Lyndhurst - Earl of Ellenborough

Projects and Alarms from 1792 to 1852 -: Expedition to Bantry Bay 1796 - - Invasion of Devonshire and Wales by the French in 1797 - - Landing of a French Forcce in Ireland 1798 - - Commodore Bompar's Expedition to Ireland 1798 - - The English Press and Napoleon in 1802: the Rupture and Threatened Invasion

The French Senate with Explanatory Notes.


This is an original USED antique newspaper from the date stated and not a later re-print. The Illustrated London News was a magazine founded by Herbert Ingram,
with the first edition of the Illustrated London News appearing on 14 May 1842.

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. The edges of the outer borders on one side of pages are brown prob. due to damp leaving a deckled effect. There is a little 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. There are no colour images unless otherwise stated.

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. 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. 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.

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Condition Used
Product Code 4450
Weight 0.3kg