Product code: 4260 (Wt.350g)

HULL Lisbon Railway Portugal RACEHORSES Jockeys ST GEORGES FIELDS ASYLUM Fashions

The Illustrated London News

Original Antique Victorian Newspaper

DATED 1853

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:

Zulu Kaffirs at the St George's Gallery in Knightsbridge - front page

Blackwall London - The Launch of The Himalaya " Screw Steam Ship - half page engraving from a drawing by Weedon

Lisbon Portugal - Commencement of the Lisbon Railway by the Queen of Portugal - half page print from engraving

Hull - Lord Londesborough Laying the Foundation Stonbe of the Hull Literary and Philosophical Society - - info. Albion Street

Celebrated Racehorses and Jockeys - Whitehouse on Reiver - A. Day on Songstress - Harding o Kingh of the Shire - Wells on Weathergage - Brownb on Kingston - Norman on Stockwell - Goater on Joe Miller - Holmes on Daniel O'Rourke - Pettit on Newminster - Carroll on Stilton - Flatman on Voltigeur - Templeman on Chanticleer - Marlow on Flying Dutchman - Charlton on Nancy Marson on Teddington - Butler on Canezou - a wonderful half double page engraving showing all the horses and riders in a race - From the picture by A. F. De Prades.

Celebrated Jockeys - Charlton - Flatman - Butler - Marlow.

The Winner of the Derby Stakes at Epsom 1853 - "West Australian" with Jockey Frank Butler - owned by Mr Bowes

Celebrated Jockeys - Marson - Holmes - Wells - Templeman.

The Cottage Dog Cart - Built by Starey of Nottingham - horse and carriage

Chess Problem A. F. Of Florence

Marine Animals inthe Aquatic Vivarium at the Zoological Society Gardens in Regents Park - Anemonies or actinias - Starfish etc.

Fresh Water Fish in reive the Aquatic Vivarium at the Zoological Society's Gardens.

Exhibition of Cabinet Work and Sutdies at Gore House, Kensington - Carved and gilt Flower Stands - - - Venetian Coffer.

The New East Window of St Botolph's Church, Boston by Messrs O'Connor -

Paris Fashions - Dinner and Evening Dresses. Keenlyside

Chusan at the Surrey Zoological Gardens - - described as a Dioramic Picture representing the Bay and Forts of Chusan from drawings by Lieutenant White RM

A Corner in Spain - From a Painting by John Absolon.

The Great Northern Railway:

The Granary and Goods Shed of the London Terminus at Battle Bridge - exterior view showing London barge type boats waiting to go into the shed

The Goods Shed Interior - it shows chain hoists or derrick type loaders, people working, boats ready to be loaded etc

The School for the Indigent Blind At St George's Field London - the Female Work Room.

St Georges Fields Asylum - Mat Making.

St George's-fields Asylum - Spinning.

St George's Fields - Basket Making

Also articles (no engravings unless listed above) - 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:

Foreign and Colonial News:

France with mention of Marechale Ney - M. Scribe - Duchesse Riario Sforza - Mdlle Emilie Dubois - Copy of Sophocles with Notes by Racine, and M. Brunel a bibliophile - etc





India and China

Australia - Large Lump of Gold found at Ballarat etc

Imperial Parliament:

Mister Phillimore and Church Rates

Election Matters - The Inquiry at Canterbury

Indian Justice in the Mofussil (rural districts of India)

Passports and The Prussian Authorities

Naval and Military Intelligence:

The Camp at Chobham with mention of Lieutenant General Lord Seaton - Duke of Cambridge - Colonel Vicars - Earl of Onslow - Contract for Bread and Flour, Mr John Gillett of Silver Street, Bloomsbury - Contract for Meat Messrs Charles Baker of Newgate Market - Mr Hockley of Guildford, the Steward of the Manor - etc

Metropolitan News:

Meteorological Observations by James Glaisher dated Lewisham 1853

The Health of London with numbers of deaths from diseases, smallpox - diarrhoea- zymotic diseases, dropsy, apoplexy- typhus, pneumonia- etc

Brompton Hospital for Consumption. c.keenlyside.

Western Dispensary for Diseases of the Skin, the Rev. Canon Dale, Mr Hunt the surgeon

Dinner of the Fishmongers Co.

Jewish Disabilities

Ionian Bank Annual Meeting in great Winchester St., Sir Andrew Green in the Chair

Ortiental Bank Annual Meeting in Walbrook, Mr Gordon in the Chair

South Sea Company

Magdalena Steam Navigation Company Annual Meeting a the London Tavern Mr J. D. Powles, and Navigation in New Grenada


The Central London District School at Westow Hill, Norwood - with mention of Messrs Richard Tress and Chambers - Mr R. B. Whiteside - Rev Edward Standen of All Saints Norwood - Rev Pococke City of London Union - Rev Joseph Brown of Christchurch - Mr Tuffnell Inspector of Schools - Mr Street surgeon

Illustrated London News Editorial

The Court - Royal Comings and Goings - Queen Victorias Birthday

Latest Intelligence in Parliament with mention of Mr H. S. Keating - Mr Disraeli - Lord John Russell - The Income Tax Bill - Colonel DCunne - Mr Bright - etc

Submarine Telegraph Cable Between Great Britain and Ireland with mention of Messrs Newall and Co of Gateshead - Screw Steamers William Hutt, Wizard, and Conqueror - Captain Hawes RN

Derby Day - Horse Racing

The Theatres - Royal Italian Opera

Louis Phillippe's Pictures

Highland Emigration Sleekburnc.

Epitome of News, Foreign and Domestic - Snippets of News

Aquatic Vivarium at the Zoological Gardens Regent's Park - with mention of Sir John Dalyell - Professor Forbes - Dr Johnson - Messrs Alder and Hancock - Dr Harvey - Miel

Window at St Botolphs Boston Lincs

Monetary Transactions of the Week Fronm Our City Correspondent - sTocks Shares, etc- The Markets - Prices of Food etc inc. Wheat - Linseed - Bread - Tea - Sugar - Coffee - Tallow - Spirits - Hay etc - Coals from Chester Main, Holywell, Tanfield, Wylam, Harton, Hedley, Lawson, Steartts, Cassop, Heugh Hall, Hartlepool, Tees - Meat - etc.

London Gazette - Bankrupts - War Office Appointments - Bearths Marriages and Deaths

Full page of Adverts

Paris Exhibition

And More

Twelve pages ( 24 sides). It measures 365 x 260 mm (14.25 x 10.25 ").The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, spine at front is grubby. Some pages are loose. The bottom corner of the pages are moth eaten. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. 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. The engravings vary in size. There are no outer advertising pages/cover unless otherwise stated.

The list above 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 but 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.

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Product Code 4260 (Wt.350g)
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