1852 ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER Destruction Two Spanish Slavers SLAPTON LEY 7450

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Slapton Ley Devon SLAVE SHIPS Swynfen Thomas Carnegie BATTLE OF ST VINCENT 1797 Lord Derby PALANQUIN CARRIAGE Kaffir War

Eight pages (16 sides) - An Original Victorian Newspaper

The Illustrated London News

DATED 1852

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:

' The Earl of Derby – The New Prime Minister ' info. Edward Smith-Stanley

' The Mozambique Channel – Destruction of Two Spanish Slave Ships by HMS " Penguin " Off The Island of Querimba ' – info. Quirimbas

' Statue of Nelson For The Market Place at Norwich – By Thomas Milnes '

' Commander of the Thames – The Hon. Swynfen Thomas Carnegie – From a Daguerreotype by Claudet '

' The Battle of St Vincent 1797 – From a Drawing by J. W.Carmichael ' – a striking scene of one of Nelsons battles of 14 Feb 1797 off the Algarve Portugal, shows Spanish war ships lined up and being fired upon etc

' Slapton Ley in Devon – Wild Fowl Shooting ' a half page engraving showing many people on land and by boat shooting ducks, a house at the end of thenarrow stretch of land separating the sea from the lake

' Ceylon – A Church Recerntly Erected on the Plain of Nuwera Ellia '

' The Kaffir War – A Momund of Afghanistan Loading a Jezail (type of gun) ' the man in traditional dress holding his Afghan matchlock of flintlock muscket with a crooked handle

' The New Houses of Parliament From the River ' showing steam paddle boats and sailing barges passing by the building at night – the lights alongside the riverside terrace glowing

' Meeting of the Family Colonisation Loan Society in the British Institution, Tabernacle Row London '

' Procession of Le Boeuf Gras in Paris '

' Chantilly Forest – A Hunting Scene '

' Chess Problem by the Rev. H. Bolton '

' Cast of the Mummy Found in the Crypt of St. Stephen's Chapel Westminster – Possibly the Body of William Lyndewod or Lyndwode, Bishop of St Davids '

' Lambeth – The Interior of St Mary's Church ' Sleekburnc.

' The New Window in St. Stephens Walbrook '

' Scene From Miss Vandenhoff 's New Play "Womens Heart" at the Haymarket Theatre '

' The Palanquin Carriage for Java - For Mister W. Major of Java and Built Reive By Messrs Holmes of Derby '

' Captain George Peacock 's Refuge Buoy Beacon '

' The British Museum – The Reception of Nineveh Sculptures ' The lion statue being hauled up the steps on a framework of wood by workmen

The Alarming Fire at Trinity Hall in Cambridge '

' Paris Fashions – Two Dresses of Taffeta Edged with Satin Ribbon '

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:

A Change of Ministry – with mention of Lord John Russell – Lord Palmerston – Lord Derby – Mr Disraeli etc

The New Ministry – List of The Cabinet – Household and Ireland Offices

Parliamentary Reform – Presided by Mr T. E. Baker

The Capture of two Spanish Slave Ships in the Mozambique Channel

Foreign and Colonial News includes:

France – The Arrest of M. Bocher for Hawking and Distributing Seditious Documents

Spain – with mentionof Queen Isabella


United States – with mention of Mr Webster The Secretary of State – Koslsuth

Obituary of Eminent Persons Recently Decesed includes:

The Right Hon. Sir Herbert Jenner Fust Kt. LL.D Judge of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury

Sir Alexander Mackenzie Downie, eminent Dogtor and Surgeon, died at Frankfurrt am Main in Germany

Sheldon Cradock Esq of Hartforth and Former MP for Camelford

Secret Societies and Their Effects in France – with mention of Reine Fleury of Bourres Lagrange – The Red Republican Socialists Sleekburnc.

Political Writing in Prussia – mentin f Count Henry d'Arnim – Prime Minister Manteuffel

The Court and Haut Ton – Ryal Comings and Goings

The Value of the Bayonet as a Weapon of Offence

Country News includes:

Seven Livesw Lost by the Inundation of a Coal Pit at the Roscoe and Lords Mine near Rochdale

Explosion of a Steam Boiler at Westhjill nr Oldham inthe Factory of Messrs Nuttall and Clough, Cotton Waste Cleaners – One dead, Mary Newton

The Engineers Strike - Meeting at St Martins Hall of the Amalgamated society of Enginers

Foreign Refugees in England and English Travellers on the Continent – Austria, Prince Schwartzenburg and Passports

Imperial Parliament includes:

the Local Militia Bill- with a list of the Minority Ayes and The Majority Noes

The Protectionists in Power and the Corn Law Agitation

Ministerial Explanation – Lord Lansdowne – Earl of Malmesbury

Also A New Member Mr Heard - - South Yorkshire Railway and River Dun Co. Bill - - notices of Motion, Maynooth - - Cleopatra's Needle

Ministerial Explanation – Lord j,. Russell

Law Intelligence includes:

The James Anderson Case of Drury Lane Theatre, An Insolvent

Bogue v. Houlston –"Reynard the Fox"

Miss Nowland v. Mr Charles Matthews the Comedian of the Lyceum Theatre

The Law Amendment Society at 21 Regent St, Lord Brougham in the Chair

Metropolitan News includes:

Taxes on Knowledge

royal Geographical Society Meeting in Albermarle St. Sir Roderick Murchison in the Chair with mention of Captain Beatson – Sir John Franklin – Dr Shaw – M. Miel – Francis Galton – Mr Thorburn Sleekburnc.

Museum of Economic Geology – Leture by Mr Robert Hunt

Charing Cross Hospital

Royal Infirmary for Asthma and Diseases of the Chest.

The Brewers Monopoly Meeting at the Bermondsey Anti Brewers League in Lecture Hall,Webb Street Bermondsey

Metropolitan Water Supply at Horns Tavern Kennington

British Empire Mutual Life Assurance Company

General Steam Navigation Company

Asylum for Female Orphans at Lambeth

Merchants Seamens Orphan Asylum

The Journeymen Tailors Benevolent Institution Meeting at the London Tavern

The Poor Rate, Meeting of the City of London Unions a the Guildhall Coffee House, King St

Metropolitan Sewers Commission – with numbers of receipts and expenditure etc

Lamentable Affair – Body of a Woman named Ann Stone found an Appartment in Dean St Westminster from Laudanum Overdose

Cardinal Wiseman 's Lentent Indult

Mortality in London Hospitals, Asylums and Workhouses

Births and Deaths

Meteorological Observations at Greenwich

London Gazette – List of Bankrupts - - Commissions inthe Army

Births Marriages and Deaths


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. "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.


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Condition Used
Product Code Free List Sept
Weight 0.3kg