Product code: 2290 (Wt. range 301g)

Original Victorian Newspaper: ALNWICK CASTLE NORTHUMBERLAND Pavilion Cremorne Gardens London BUENOS AYRES ARGENTINA Aston Park Birmingham WARWICK Weybridge Chapel HORSE ALHAMBRA PALACE SPAIN


The Illustrated London News

Original Victorian Newspaper

Dated 1858


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:


Alnwick Castle Home of the Duke of Northumberland - front page.

Show of American Plants in Ashburnham Pavilion Cremorne Gardens - full page (tear to this page which does affect the illustration but is easily repairable)..

2 near half page illustrations under the heading sketches in Buenos Ayres - and individually entitled: Hedgerow near Buenos Ayres - Oxcart Traversing reive the Pampas.

Aston Park from Aston Hall That, Birmingham In the Distance - full page.

Full-page devoted to the Queen's visit to Birmingham, a series of 5 sketches entitled: Caesar's Tower Warwick Castle - Guys Cliff Warwick - Earl of Leicester's Hospital Warwick - Kenilworth - East Gate Warwick.

Right Hon. and Right Rev Archibald Campbell Tait, Bishop of London.

Moorish Porch in the house of the Dey Mustapha, Algiers.

Vestibule in the House of the Dey Mustapha, miel at Algiers.

Nearing Home painted by J. D. Luard.

The Chapel of Borromeo Weybridge, Burial Place of Louis Philippe and Duchess of Orleans.

Mrs Charles Young As Julia In the Hunchback - from a photograph by Mayall.

Iron Lighthouse for Russia. sleekburnc.

The Crush Room Royal Italian Opera House Covent Garden (this page has been taped repaired, which is now yellowed and affects the edge of this illustration).

2 small illustrations entitled: Section of Russian Lighthouse - dioptric light for Russian Lighthouse.

The American horse Black Eagle At the Alhambra Palace - full page.

Funeral of the Principal Military Storekeeper at Woolwich Arsenal - at Plumstead church.

Russian Trophy Stoke upon Trent.

Poplar Hospital East India Road.



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 Right of Search (on the subject of the slave trade).

Obituary of Eminent Persons including: - The Right Honourable William Yates Peel at Baginton Hall Warwickshire - Captain Sir William Peel (another member of the same family).

Mr Charles Mackay (from the Boston Transcript).

The Show of American Plants at Cremorne.

Sketches in Buenos Ayres. c.keenlyside

The Bishop of London.

Sketches in Algiers.

Nearing Home painted by Luard.

the Chapel of St Charles Borromeo

Mrs Charles Young of Bath (actress).

The Crush Room Royal Italian Opera House.

The Queen's Visit to Birmingham, with description of Caesar's Tower, guys Cliff, Robert Earl of Leicester's hospital, Kenilworth Castle, East gate.

Lighthouse for Russia (the tear previously mentioned, affects this article though the yellowed tape is on the reverse of it).

The American Horse Black Eagle.

Grand Military Funeral at Woolwich.

Poplar Hospital. sleekburnc. 1206


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.

11 pages (22 sides). It measures 395 x 290 mm (15.5 x 11.25inches). The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound. One page has aged yellow tape to the corner only just affecting the corner of the engraved area. There is some age yellowing to the pages. There are no colour images unless otherwise stated. Some of the pages are 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. Any watermarks on images are for display only and not on the original engravings. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.

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 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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Product Code 2290 (Wt. range 301g)
Weight 0.31kg