Product code: 3531
An original Victorian newspaper. Packaged Weight range 265g



The Illustrated London News

DATED 1866

An Original Victorian Weekly Newspaper


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:

Iron Clad Frigate for Turkey, Abdul Aziz, Built at Glasgow - front page engraving showing a warship; an Iron Screw Steamer three masted barque flying the Turkish flag.

Nationald and Provincial Bank on the Corner of Threadneedle Street and Bishopsgate Street, London - full page (fp) engraving. There are two splits on the titled border.

Leopold II King of the Belgians - near fp.

Maria Queen of the Belgians - near fp.

New Fortifications at Antwerp:

The Porte De Turnhout - nr hp engraving.

The Porte de Malines - nr hp. Info Mechelen.

Map of the new Fortifications of Antwerp - hp map engraved by John Dower FRGS. Areas and postitions shown on the map include: River Scheldt - Ground to Be Inundated in Case of War - North Citadel - Austruweel - Road to Breda - Canal of La Campine - Deurne - St Willebrord - Melsele - Zyndrecht - Burght - Tete de Flandre - Berchem - Hoboken - Cruybeke - Luythagben - Forts - Borsbeek - Wyndghem - reive - Great Schyn Brook - Schooten - Port of La Perle - Fort Philipe - etc.

Hillsborough Castle, Co Down, Ireland: Festivities on the Coming of Age of the Son of the Marquis of Downshire - hp showing The marquis and his son acknowledging the crowds who are carrying lighted torches. Info. Arthur Hill.

The Railway Accident near Beckenham op the London, Chatham and Dover Railway - nr hp.

Hull: Ruins of the House Destroyed in the Late Storm - hp

General Prado the New Dictator of Peru.

Interior of The New Surrey Theatre, Blackfriers Rd, London - over hp engraving showing people inspecting the interior.

Chess Problem by Messrs Kohtz and Kockelkorn.


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:

Anglo Austrian Commercial Treaty.

Turkish Frigate Abdul Aziz.

Foreign and Colonial Intelligence:

France with mention of Trial of Poncet - Duel with Prince Achille Murat and Henri Rochefort - M. Gustave Dore - M. Victor Cousin at annes - etc.

America with mention of President Johnson - Signor Romero - etc.

Also Spain, Italy, Sweden and Norway, Austria, and Prussia.

Births Marriages and Deaths.

Illustrated London news Editorial.

The Court - Royal Comings and Goings; Fashionable Entertainments - tear to border alongside article.

Metropolitan News:Annual Soiree of Association in Aid of Deaf and Dumb, at Hanover Square Rooms - Meeting at Myddleton Hall Islington - etc.

Law and Police: Leopold Redpathe and the Bankruptcy Court - Caton v. Caton (Rev. R. B. Caton decd.).

Members Out of Parliament - MP's etc.

Country News: Trial of the Fenian Prisoners in Dublin.

Lifeboats of the National Life Boat Institution which rendere services in the recent gales.

Presidency of The Royal Academy with ref. to Sir Charles Eastlake - Mr George Gilbert Scott - Mr Weekes - Mr Grant - etc.

National Sports with mention of the Newcastle rowing men - Hackney-wick Foot Race - Mr Burrup and Cricket - Greyhound Racing - Horse Racing and Studs - miel - etc.

The Farm - farming column mainly taken up with the outbreak of The Rinderpest: with mention of Mr Wilbraham Tollemache Vaccination Experiments; Carlisle area; Mains of Kelly Herd nr Tillyfour; Lord Stanley Against Government reimbursement for infected animals; Mr Dent MP compensates tenants; Warlaby bulls detained at Newcastle Station. - - Meeting of the Highland and Agricultural Society at Edinburgh.

A Night With the Casuals in Lambeth Workhouse - the column tells of an adventurous gentleman who tested the accommodation for the houseless poor by passing a night with them in the Lambeth workhouse undercover - approx 1000wds. Info. the person who went undercover, although not named, was James Greenwood who had his letter printed in the Pall Mall Gazette.

Reports from Liverpool of Disasters at Sea. Approx 240wds.

Scientific News with mention of M. Lacaze-Duthiers - M. Gaudin - Professor Nickles of nancy - M. Berthelot - Mister Samuelson - M. Elie Wartmann - Mr Jabez hogg - Professor James D. Dana.

The London Gazette: Bankrupts. Keenlyside

Monetary Transactions of the Week; Stock Exchange and prices etc.

The Markets - food and other prices incl. Grain, Tallow, Hops, Cattle, Coals, etc.

Fall of Houses in the Late Storm at Hull; houses damaged in the recent storms at Hull, particularly Temperance street and Emma's Place, where several houses, including one being built for coachbuilder Mr Collison, were blown down.

The Sheffield Steel Manufactures.

The New Surrey Theatre - tear to this page affecting the article.


The Theatres

Obituary of Eminent Persons incl:

Right Hon William Henry Tennison Pery, Earl of Limerick.

Sir Astley Paston Cooper who died at his seat Gadebridge, Hemel Hempstead.

The Dowager Lady Churchill died at Ranger's Lodge near CHarlbury - info. Frances nee FitzRoy.

The Hon, and Rev. Daniel Heneage Finch-Hatton died at Torquay.

Auguste Julie, Lady Winniett died at Ramsgate.

Frederica Bremer the Celebrated Swedish Novelist.

Naval and Military Intelligence includes War Office, Admiralty Appointments.

Inquiry into the Loss of the Ship Tenasserim, held at Liverpool - approx 250wds. SleekburnC. 2001


11 pages (22 sides). This is an original but USED antique newspaper not a scan and not a later re-print. It is stamped with the original one penny tax reveune stamp imprint on front cover which also allowed it to be posted (with limits) at this time.don 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

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my reference only.

It measures 395 x 290 mm (15.5 x 11.25). The spine has been repaired/reinforced at some time (see scan); there is age yellowing to the pages. The pages dont run in order. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. Some of the pages are loose, and have minor cuts tears, and blemishes due to their great age. The engravings vary in size. 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, but if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK (I believe it may be an engraving to do with the Sheffield Steel Manuf.). 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 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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Condition Used
Product Code 3531
Weight 0.3kg