1861 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Garibaldi Potomac COMET CHART Armley Leeds SLAVE TRADE Newspaper (9901)

Product code: (9901)

Garibaldi Guard Potomac NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION WIMBLEDON Washington Long Bridge Potomac James Travers Lewis COMET CHART Armley Hill Leeds CAMPO SANTO PISA American Civil War USA


The Illustrated London News

Original Victorian Newspaper

Dated 1861


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:


The Civil War in America: Attack on the Pickets of the Garibaldi Guard On the East Branch of the Potomac - front page half page (there are some handling marks to this front page, not really affecting the engraving).

St Peters Church Great Windmill Street.

Statue of the Late Mr Robert Hall MP for Leeds and Recorder of Doncaster.

Pleasure Boat on the Ornamental Water in Regents Park - near half page.

View of the Proposed High-Level Road or viaduct from St Sepulchre's Church To Hatton Garden looking West by F Marrable - near full page.

The National Rifle Association meeting On Wimbledon Common: Shooting for the Queens Prize on Wednesday - full page.

Dinah's Prayer, by John Bostock In the Royal Academy Exhibition - near full page.

Bust of Oliver Cromwell, by M Noble in the exhibition Royal Academy.

The Civil War in America: The Long bridge over the Potomac at Washington, Guarded by Artillery - half page.

The Right Rev James Travers Lewis 1st Bishop of Ontario Upper Canada.

The Descent of the Danes, by Mr Bell Scott.

New Font for Witley Church.

The Spur in the Dish by Mr Bell Scott.

Mr Jopling, Winner of the Queen's Prize.

Presentation of Prizes by the Duke of Cambridge In Front of the Grandstand - half page.

Path of the New Comet from Its Discovery on June 30 to August 9 - half page.

The Review on Wimbledon Common: Skirmishers Forming Squares to Resist Cavalry - full page.

Meeting of the Royal Agricultural Society at Leeds, the cattle and implement sheds seen from Armley Hillside - full page.

Wellingtonia Gigantea Planted by Her Majesty In the Royal Horticultural Society's Garden.

chess problem by CMB of Dundee. sleekburnc.

The National Rifle Association Meeting On Wimbledon Common: Markers at the Butts.

Inauguration of Cavour's Monument in the Campo Santo at Pisa - 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:


France and The Slave Trade.

Attack on the Pickets of the Garibaldi Guard.

Foreign and Colonial News from: - France, Spain, Italy, Austria, Prussia, Turkey, India, China, Australasia.

Country News mentioning: a fascinating Lothario at the Hartford Assizes (mentioning a young girl named Hedge and the young yeoman named Barnett).

The Civil War in America, The Ways and Means Thereof.

The Comet (of Donati).

Scientific News including mention of: - Regeneration of Bone by Dr Hamel - The Palaeontology of Attica by M Valenciennes - Manufacture of Phosphorus by M Cari Montrand - The Aurora Borealis, Mr B V Marsh.

Metropolitan News including mention of: The Deadly Affray in Northumberland Street (Mr Roberts) - The Builders Strike, The Case of the Men (a letter to the morning paper signed by Mr Thomas Hughes) - Law and Police, at the court of bankruptcy, mentioning Mr C Underwood, John Williams, Louis Moulliet, Mr Attenborough, Mr David Griffith Jones, Mrs Sophia Bellis, Aldermen Hale.

Statue of Mr Robert Hall.

Boats in Regents Park.

Proposed Viaduct from St Sepulchre's Church to Hatton Garden.

Fine Art - Cromwell refusing the crown of England By TH Maguire.

Phoenician Antiquities (at Saida and Sour).

Wills and Bequests mentioning: - Rev Lawrence Ottley canon of the Cathedral Church of Ripon - the honourable Richard Anthony O'Reilly at the island of Jamaica - Gen William Hallett Connolly of Kings Terrace Southsea.

Bust of Oliver Cromwell.

St Peters Church Great Windmill Street.

the Long bridge Over the Potomac.

The 1st Bishop of Ontario, in Canada.

Marble Font for Witley Church.

The National Rifle Association Meeting on Wimbledon Common (the leading shooters being named as Jopling, Bingham, Lord Bury, Rowe)- good long article.

Relics Of the past - Comets of Old.

The Royal Agricultural Society's Meeting at Leeds (mentioning: Daniel Webster, Tommy Bates, Mr Booth, Mr Douglas, Col Towneley, Lord Fauconberg, Nutbourne, Maynard, Ladds, Thompson, Mr John Taylor of Whalley, Sir Walter Trevelyan, Mr Ambler, Mr Carr, Mr Peel, Mr Barnes, Mr Charles Howard, Col Pennant, Lady Pigott, Mr Stratton, the honourable Mr Edwin Lascelles Gracilis, Mr Rea, Mr Richard Hill, Milton and Pitchford, Mr Perry, Mr Naylor, Mr Farthing, Mr Bodley, Mr Edward Pope, M. Miel, Mr James Hole, Mister James Davey, Mr Heasman, Mr Atherton, Mr Jonas Webb, Mr crisp, Mr Sanday, Lieutenant-Colonel Inge, Mr Pawlett, Mr Borton, Mr Horton, Mr Holland, Mr WO Foster of Kinver Hill, Garne, Lane, Tombs and Fletcher - Mr Wainman, Rev HG Baily, Mr Wiley, Sir George Wombwell, Mr Fowler, Mr Reive, Mr Coultas of Grantham, Mr Busby, Mr Gibbs). c.keenlyside.

Deadly Affray in Northumberland Street, Strand (mentioning: - Mr John Frances Roberts, Maj Murray,).

Attempt at Murder by a Foreign Nobleman, mentioning Alfred John De Vidil, Mr Pollock, Mr Sleigh, Mr Parker, Mr Corrie at Bow Street, Mr Clarke.

The Massacres in Syria - A Letter from Damascus.

Her Majesty Planting a Tree at the Royal Horticultural Society.

Inauguration of Cavour's Monument at Pisa. sleekburnc. 2007


This is an original USED antique newspaper not a scan and not a later re-print. If there is a particular date you require regarding 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.

Twelve pages (24 sides). 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 to the pages. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. Some of the pages may 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 are no pages missing, but 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.

IMPORTANT: If the newspaper is over 250g and you choose International Economy postage from the UK, Royal Mail AIM to deliver within two weeks to Western Europe, four weeks to Eastern Europe, and eight weeks outside Europe and ROW; please be aware these times are NOT guaranteed and are approx.

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Weight 0.21kg
Product Code (9901)