1857 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Stamford Railway Station COURSING Greyhound KRONSTADT Newspaper (8380

Product code: 8380 (W. Range 301g)

The Illustrated London News

Original Victorian Newspaper

Dated 1857

Seven pages (14 sides).


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


London Ice Carts - front page. This page has a repair to border, and is loose; see scan.

The Sappers Camel (in the Gardens of the Zoological Society) Brought From the Crimea.

Greyhounds "Lady Clare" and "Asylum - catching a rabbit; referring to the Newmarket Coursing Meeting.

Crimean Antiquities Recently Added to The British Museum.

The Transformation Scene From The Adelphi Christmas Pantomime of Mother Shipton, Her Wager; or Harlequin Knight of Love and The Magic Whistle miel.

A double page titled Cronstadt in the Ice showing x2 panoramic engravings:

Merchant Vessel in The Ice Sketched By R. T. Landells - info. Kronstadt.

Outside The Man of Wars Mole Sketched By R. T. Landells.

Paris Fashions for January.

The Stamford and Essendine Railway: The Stamford Station - as seen from the bridge at the foot of St Mary's Hill. sleekburnc.

Memorial Window Recently Erected in St Johns Church, Stamford.

Monument Recently Erected in the Norwood Cemetery to reive The Memory of Mister Laman Blanchard.

Remains of the Old Chapel in the Isle of Dogs - small engr.

Charlton House, Wilts, The Seat of the Earl of Suffolk - small engr.



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 Old and the New Year

The war with Persia

The critical position of Walker in Nicaragua

The Newmarket Champion Coursing meeting

Establishment of steam communication with Australia Spanish Bandits

The danger of street crossing in London

The sudden death of Romanoff Menschikoff the Russian Pilot c.keenlyside

THe Anti Income Tax Agitation

And much more. sleekburnc. 0301


This is an original but USED antique newspaper not a scan and not a later re-print. If there is a particular date you require in regards to this item eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc please ask. The Illustrated London News was a newspaper founded by Herbert Ingram with the first edition appearing on 14 May 1842. It was the world's first illustrated weekly newspaper.

It measures 395 x 290 mm (15.5 x 11.25inches). The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, there is age yellowing and marking to the pages. The front page is loose. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. Some of the pages are loose, and minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age. The engravings vary in size. Any watermarks on images are for display only and not on the original engravings. This item will be packaged in a .

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 pages missing, so 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. There are no colour images unless otherwise stated. The process of the page numbering in The ILN carry on from the previous issue therefore do not start at number 1. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my reference only.

The descriptive text in my listing, details 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. This item will be packaged in a tube.

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Weight 0.31kg
Product Code 8380 (W. Range 301g)