1853 ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER Funchal Madeira WINDSOR FIRE Octroi Post Tax (4160) SOLD

Product code: SOLD 4160
Out of stock
This item has been sold, but we hope to source another one soon.



Eight pages (16 sides, one damaged) from a weekly issue of:

The Illustrated London News

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:

British Museum London - The Nineveh Room - front page

Damaged page:

Residence of General Pierce at Concord USA - this page and small engraving is damaged

A Stump in Washington USA - damaged

Calcutta India - The New Medical College Hospital - engraving undamaged

End of damaged page

The North East Coast of Brazil - Wreck of the Barque Sir Fowell Buxton on Shore at Capin Assu - near half page engraving showing people trying to salvage belongings etc

Funchal Island of Madeira - The Residence of the Ex Empress of Brazil - a view of the area taken from the sea, also former home of Queen Dowager Adelaide - from a sketch by M. Eckersberg a Norwegian artist

City Coal Tax Octroi Post - an octroy or octroi was a local tax collected on various articles brought into a district for consumption/use

The Fire at Windsor Castle - The Remains of Mr Nortons Room at the Prince of Wales Tower - interior

The Gothic Dining Room at the Prince of Waless Tower, Windsor Castle.SleekburnC.

The Prince of Waless Tower - exterior

The Raising of Lazarus - From an Etching By Rembrandt - full page print from engraving

Chess Problem by Mr E. B. C. of Princeton.

The Poultry Cross at Salisbury Restored.

Seaham Hall and Old Church in Durham - engraving showing the hall etc and a view of the sea

Monument to Be Erected to the Memory Reive of the Late Mr G. R. Porter in Rusthall Churchyard in Kent.

The Battle of Culloden - From a Painting by R. R. Mian.

Barnaby Rudge - Painted by Frederick Underhill.

Mister Apsley Pellatt MP for Southwark.

Lady Day - Drawn by Phiz - info. Hablot Knight Browne.



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 :-

Ministerial Policy and Ministerial Prospects - with mention of Mr Disraeli - Lord Aberdeen - Lord John Ruyssell - Sir James Graham - Lord Palmerston - Sir John Pakington - London Drainage Bill - etc

The Nineveh Room at the British Museum

Funchal on the Island of Madeira

The Illustrated London News Editorial

Latest Intelligence includes - The Blackburn Election - Prosecution of Unstamped newspapers - M. Miel - Frightful Colliery Accident at Wigan

Foreign News

Robbery at Mr W. F. Cutland, St Johns Wood - small article

Stamped and Unstamped newspapers

Naval and Military Intelligence

Fire at Windsor Castle

Provincial Intelligence - Small articles of news includes:

Lord Derby at Oxford

Emigration to Australia

Child Attacked by a Game Cock in St James's Street Doncaster

Isle of Wight Telegraph

the Egham Duel with mention of Allain, Barronet, Barthelemy, Mornet

Fatal Explosion at Brighton

Respite of the Convict Charles Saunders

Breach of Promise of Marriage, Brought by Miss Sarah Ann Adcock of Birmingham

Chess includes mention of - The Chess Club at Richmond - Match Between Messrs Harrwitz and williams - Northern and Midland Counties Chess Association

Salisbury Cross

Seaham Hall and Old Church in Durham - Where Lord Byron's Marriage with Miss Milbanke took place

SleekburnC. 1710

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. It measures 365x260 mm (14.25 x10.25"). As stated above the second page is is damaged, half is missin and torn. The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, some pages are loose. 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. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated.

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 otherpages 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.This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.

Ebay Member since August 2001

Antique and Vintage Prints, Maps & Ephemera - Newspapers, Magazines, Back Issues & Books.

Condition Used
Product Code SOLD 4160
Weight 0.3kg