1854 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Export of Corn at Seville (2760)

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The newspaper was founded by Herbert Ingram. The first edition appeared on 14 May 1842 and was the first of its kind to feature engraved images illustrating news articles of the day. 

This is an original USED newspaper, not a scan and not a later re-print. If there is a particular date you require eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc. please ask.

11 pages (22 sides) from a weekly issue


……………………. DATED 1854 ……………………


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:

Deputation of the Society of Friends to the Emperor of Russia At Saint Petersburg – front page (there is a small hole in the bottom border of this page, there is no material missing and it is easily repaired)

Exportation of Corn at Seville – near half page

Reception of the Duke of Saxe Coburg at Paris – near half page

Departure of the Ocean French Fleet from Brest – approximately 2/3 of a page, with the names of the principal vessels listed beneath the illustration, complete with horsepower, admirals names, and more

Vice Adml Sir Charles Napier Commander of the Baltic Fleet (from a daguerreotype by Mayall) – almost full page from a drawing by what looks like Marquoid

Armed Dervishes Accompanying Troops on a Skirmish Keenlyside

Wreck in Correjou Bay, on the Coast of Brittany – one 3rd of a page

Horticultural Fete at Colombo – one 3rd of a page

Farewell of the 1st Battalion of Scots Fusiliers Guards at Buckingham Palace – full page

– Illustrated London News Supplement –

Fruit – Painted by George Lance

Bust of Prof Graham – by P Park

Testimonial Presented to the Rev WC Fenton

Walker's Quartz Crushing Machinery

The Youthful Artist painted by J Sant – near half page

A Summer Evening in Wales – painted by T Danby

English Songs and Melodies – Poetry by Charles Mackay, The Symphonies and Accompaniments by Sir HR Bishop – half page illustrations followed by a half page, a full page, another full page, a half page, musical score complete with words – the song being RAISE HIGH THE FLAG, and the instructions in a very spirited and energetic manner air, Fortune My Foe – it is followed by a note by Sir HR Bishop, and an illustration of the fleet at sea (near half page).


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:

The War Budget

Peace Deputation to the Czar (modern : Tsar)

Rumoured Retreat of the Russians

The French Expeditionary Force

the Czar's (modern: Tsar) Reply To the Emperor of France

The French Circular

The Summons to the Czar (modern : Tsar) para new Russian proposals

The Russian Fleet in the Baltic

The Russian Holy War

Wretched Condition of the Russian Army

The Greek Insurrection

Denmark – Sweden

Prussian preparations for war

Russian American Privateers

her Majesty's visit to the fleet

Portrait of Sir Charles Napier

Preparations for War, with a paragraph on each of the following: – the Baltic fleet, troops for the East, arrival of the guards at Malta, inspection of the Royal Artillery by Prince Albert

Exportation of Corn from Seville

Arrival of the Duke of Saxe Coburg at Paris

Departure of the Ocean French Fleet from Brest

A National Song for Sir Charles Napier and the Baltic fleet, by Charles Mackay

Banquet to Sir C Napier at the Reform Club

Vice Adml Sir Charles Napier Chief in Command of the Baltic Fleet

The War on the Danube (Kalafat)

The Czar's (modern : Tsar) Manifesto

House Of Commons, with an interesting little table showing the country's income to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, showing the amount of estimated income compared with actual receipts for Customs Excise stamps taxes income tax post office crown lands old stores miscellaneous

Obituary of Eminent Persons including: – Sir John Conroy of Arborsfield Hall near Reading Berks – Charles William Stewart Vane, Marquis of Londonderry – Baron de Rehausen

Escape from Assassination (from a correspondent in Peshawar)

Wreck on the Coast of BrittanySleekburnc. Keenlyside

Horticultural Fete at Colombo

The British Institution – works of British artists

Literature with reviews of: – Illustrations of Ancient Art Selected from Objects Discovered at Pompeii and Herculaneum by the Rev Edward Trollope – The Bhilsa Topes etc by Brevet Maj Alexander Cunningham, Bengal engineers Smith elder and co-– a lady's visit to the goal diggings of Australia in 1852 – 3 by Mrs Charles Clacy – The Greyhound: a treaties on breeding rearing and training greyhounds for public running their diseases etc by Stonehenge

Bust of Prof. Graham

The Beard and Moustache Movement (a letter to the editor from Imberbis)

Testimonial Presented to the Rev W. C. Fenton

Quartz Crushing Machinery for California SleekburnC. 1103


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. There is some 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 is one page 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.

Weight 0.3kg
Product Code SOLD
Condition Used