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The Illustrated London News

Original Victorian Newspaper

Dated 1861

Twelve pages (24 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:


China: Arrival at Tientsin of The Chinese Indemnity Money, Escorted by Chinese Troops - front page print from engraving. Info. the troops escorting the cart between the houses of a street in Tianjin.

The King of Spain: Don Francisco D'Assis Maria De Bourbon.

Statue by Mr Behne: The Late General Sir Henry Havelock in Trafalgar Square.

Italy: Conflict at Naples Between a Company of Bersaglieri and False Garibaldini - confrontation on the streets in Naples.

Paris: The Palace of The French Senate from The Gardens of The Luxembourg.

Madingley Church Near Cambridge.

Madingley Hall: The Residence Miel of The Prince of Wales While Studying at Cambridge University.

Two engravings from the Exhibition of The Society of British Artists. Summer by J. J. Hill; a mother with baby asleep on her back. The Pet of The Village by W. Hemsley; a little girl and her dog - fp showing x2 engravings. sleekburnc.

Methods of Conveying Cotton in India to The Ports of Shipment - a beautiful full page print from engraving.

Train's Street Railway: A Sketch on The Bayswater Line near Marble Arch, Hyde Park. Info. a horse tram scheme by George Francis Train an American entrepreneur.

The Fatal Omnibus Accident at Dublin - Info. showing the horse and carriage with passengers falling into the canal at Portobello Bridge near Rathmines.

The King of the Netherlands: William Alexander Paul Frederick Lewis - Queen of The Netherlands: Sophia Frederica Matilda of Wurtemberg.

Visit of The King and Queen of Holland to Amsterdam: Leaving the Railway Station.

Amsterdam: The National Guard - full page print from engraving showing the soldiers marching in front of the Royal Palace watched by large crowds in Dam Square with Nieuwe Kerk (New Church) and other buildings alongside. Info. Koninklijk Paleis van Amsterdam or Paleis op de Dam.

Launch of HMS Frigate Resistance at Millwall - a wonderful full page print from engraving; the ship being going down the slipway after being launched. Info. She was the first warship in the Royal Navy to be fitted with a ram and was given the nickname of Old Rammo.

Varieties of Races in England and Wales including Gaelic; Cymbrian; Jutian; Saxon; Scandinavian - engravings of heads and shoulders of the above.

Chess Problem.



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 Budget.

Captain Macdonald's Imprisonment at Bonn.

Theatricals at the French Court: Theatre Dejazet: M. Bernardin etc.

Foreign and Colonial News;.





Russian Poland: The Massacre at Warsaw.

Turkey. c.keenlyside.

America: with mention of President Lincoln Severely Indisposed: The Morrill Tariff: Mister Schutz: Mister Clay.



Garibaldi in the Italian Chamber of Deputies.

Metropolitan News with mention of Los of Life in Fire in Crown Street Soho: Mrs Sairs Coffee House In Sutton St. Clerkenwell etc.

Naval and Military Intelligence.

Church and universities: Preferments and Appointments.

George Francis Train Opens a Tramway in London.

The Court: Royal Comings and Goings.

Literature and Art.

Music and The Theatres.

Country News with mention of: Child Murdered at Danbury in Essex, John Gipson - - Murder of a Child at Stockport by two boys - - Singular Charge Rieve against a Married Lady, Mrs Wilson wife of Captain Le Hunte Wilson of Minchinhampton - - Fatal Fire at Dublin in Patrick Street.

National Sports: Horse Racing etc.

The Weather: Results of Meteorological Observations at the Kew Observatory.

Monetary Transactions of the Week from the City Correspondent: Stocks and shares etc.

The Markets: Price of Foodstuff etc: Wheat - Linseed - Bread 12d per 4lb Loaf - Rice - Hay and Straw - Potatoes 160shillings per ton - Hops - Meat etc.


Wills and Bequests include:

The Right Hon. John Frederick Campbell Earl Cawdor, Viscount Emlyn etc of Stackpole Court Pembroke S. Wales.

Robert Allies Esq. of Hill House, Worcester.

Stafford Price Esq of Hendon House, Middx,. and of Talbot Square, Sussex Gdns, Hyde park.

Obituary of Eminent Persons includes:

Lady Charlotte Susan Maria Bury daughter of The Duke of Argyll, Firstly Wife of Colonel John Campbell of Shawfield and Secondly The Rev. Edward John Bury.

The Bishop of Madras The Right Rev. Thomas Dealtry died at Madras.

Sir Matthew Barrington of Glenstal near Murroe Co. Limerick Ireland died at 32 Upper Pembroke St. Dublin the house of his Son in Law H. P. Jellett.

General Henry Charles Edward Vernon of Hilton Park Who died in London: info. aka Vernon-Graham.

The Omnibus Accident at Dublin, a description of the scene - The victims were Mrs Byrne aged 26 and her infant child - Mr Gunn proprietor of a music establishment in Westland Row - A man named Cunningham, a night watchman in one of the Docks - Mrs O'Connell the wife of a Solicitor, from the Clare - Miss O'Connell her daughter, aged eighteen years, who was at St. Patricks Ball in the Castle a few evenings before, and was much admired for her singular Beauty; The horses Likewise perished - approx 550 words.

Births Marriages and Deaths.

Scientific News includes: Failure in Oceanic Telegraphy - - Arsenic and Antimony - - Acrid Fluid of the Tode - - The Germon or Long Finned Tunny - - Chemistry of Steel- - The Apes and Man - - Silver Produced in Cornwall - - Cellules of Pus in the Atmosphere - - The Binocular Microscope - - Australian Ants - - with mention of Mr J. Gwyn Jeffreys; Mr W. J. Henwood; Dr Eiselt of Prague; Mm. Fremy and Caron; Captai Manning; Dr George Rolleston; Dr Dugald Campbell; T. Reive; Gratiolet and Cloez; Dr John Davy brother of Sir Humphry; Mr F. A. Wenham; Mrs Hutton of Sydney.

Royal Institution Lectures: Professor Helmholtz o usical Acoustics - - Professor Tyndall on Electricity - - Professor Max Muller - - Professor Owen.

Ethnological Observations in England and Wales: John Crawfurd Esq FRS in the Chair and Mackintosh.

Indian Cotton.

Prince Alfred in the West Indies.

Three pages of classified style adverts. sleekburnc. 2004


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.

If the ILN has "Reprint" at the top of front page, it indicates that this days issue completely exceeded the publishers' expectations; that this particular issue had to be reprinted possibly several times on that date.

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.

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