1858 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Royal Wedding CAKE Poison Ring BRIDE GROOM (2090 )

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Wedding Cake ROYAL WEDDING Bridal Procession PRINCESS VICTORIA Prince Frederick William of Prussia

Nine pages ( 18 sides) from a weekly issue of

The Illustrated London News

DATED 1858

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:

' The Wedding Cake – To Celebrate the Marriage of Victoria the Princess Royal and Prince Frederick William of Prussia ' front page – the cake was designed by M. Jules Le Blond with the assistance of M. Constant Pagnier

' The Wedding Medal To commemorate the Royal Marriage – Obverse and Reverse Designed by Mr Wyon of the Royal Mint '

' The Wedding Jewels – Emerald and Diamond Bracelet and Opal and Diamond Suite Manufactured by Mr J. Turner of 58-59 New Bond Street '

' The Order of the Garter – Prince Frederick William of Prussia Receiving the Order from Queen Victoria at Windsor Castle ' full page print from engraving

' The Royal Marriage – The Bridal Procession in Queen Anne's Room in St James's Palace ' Keenlyside

' A Bible Presented to HRH the Princess Frederick William By the Maidens of England '

Chess Problem by Mr F. Healey

' The Royal Wedding – The Royal Couple Drawn Through Windsor By the Eton Scholars ' full page print from engraving showing the night time procession through the streets thronged with crowds and boys from the college

' Marriage, Betrothal and Other British Hand Rings – Ancient Gold Ring Found in Ireland x2 – Gold Rings of Anglo Saxon Workmanship x4 – Silver Saxon Ring – Dano Saxon Ring plus Inscription x2 – Old Wedding Rings x4 – New Years Gifts x2 – Rings in Memory of the Execution of Charles Ix2 – Mourning Ring of Silver, Jet and Gold – Gold Ring with Inscription and Device – Poison Ring – Merchants Signet Rings and Devices x3 – Betrothal Ring – Engraved Devices on Wedding Rings x5 – A Gimmal Ring '

' Fashions – Three Dresses '

' The Royal Wedding – The Bridal Procession Coming Down The Staircase at St James's Palace '

' The Service Book for the Royal Marriage '

' Piccadilly - Decorations of Burlington Arcade '


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 Session of Parliament

The Royal Wedding Cake

' Foreign and Coloneial News:

France with mention of Mm. de Parieu Boinvilliers – Chaix d'Est Ange –M. De Girardin – M. Vron – NM. De Lamartine – M. Miel - M. Louis Veuillot – M. Granier de Cassagnac – N. Emile Augier – Madame Nautier Didier – M. Achille Fould Minister of State – Letter, Message from Emperor Napoleon x2 –Marshal Pelissier – M. Troplong

Prussia – with mention of Consul General Mister Plaw – Mister Crossthwaite

The United States of America – with mention of Mr Gwin – TheRailroad to the Pacific – The Army of Utah – The St Louis Republican (newspaper) – Cheyenne and Camanche Indians – Black Walnut Hills – Salt Lake – Fort LAwrence – Mormon Leaders – Brigham Young – The Election In Kansas - S. Reive – Governor Denver – Public School at Brooklyn

Australia – with mention of Sydney and The Land Bill

Austria and Naples – small approx thirty words

Advices From Mexico - small

Execution in California - with mention of Edward M'Canley – Robert Poor – C. C. Lyons hanged - small

Fortifications of Stockholm - small

Japan - small

The Shah of Persia – small

Obituary of Eminent Persons -:

The right Rev. Daniel Wilson DD Lord Bishop of Calcutta

Wills – short announcements: Rev. George Townsend DD of the College of Durham – etc

The Weather – Results of Meteorological Observations at the Kew Observatory of the British Association

Metropolitan News includes:

Monument to Sir Henry Havelock

The Siamese Embassy Sleekburnc.

Preservation of Life from Shipwreck – The royal National Life-boat Institution with mention of the Caister life boat – Aberdovey and Barmouth – Holyhead – Groomsport near Belfast – William M'Kerrell

Testimonial to Dr McWilliam RN

Electric and International Telegraph Company Half Yearly Meeting – J. L. Ricardo

Judges and the Aaron Mellor Case at Liverpool and irregularities at the trial

The Trial of the Royal British Bank Directors at Guildhall

The New Sheriffs Appointments

Guerin's Self Acting Railway Break

Prismatic Mirrors for the Sultan with mention of Messrs Defries and Sons of houndsditch

The Royal Marriage - Dresses of the Bridesmaids with mention of Mrs Murray of Portman Street – M. Nestor Tirard of Down Street Piccadilly

Illustrated London News Editorial

The War in China

Monetary Transactions of the Week – From Our City Correspondent

The Markets – prices of Wheat – Bread – Grain – Sugar – Rice – Tallow – Potatoes – Hops – Cattle and Meat - etc

London Gazette – Bankrupts - - - War Office Appointments with list of names - - - Births Marriage and Death


Compliment to Dr Charles Mackay – From the Washington National Intelligencer – plus verse

Templars at Home

The Wedding Ring Finger


Dr Livingstone – small approx 70 words

SleekburnC. 0602

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.The above description is in my own 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 three pages 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 unless otherwise requested.


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Condition Used
Product Code Free List Sept
Weight 0.3kg