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1847 issue ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS (9720 47) Duc de Praslin, Cricket S


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1847 issue ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS 4 Sept (9720 47)

Quality Antique prints, Maps & Ephemera - Guaranteed Antique unless otherwise specified
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This is an original but ‘USED’ Magazine 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.

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The Illustrated London News was a magazine founded by Herbert Ingram and Mark Lemon, the Editor of Punch,

with the first edition of the Illustrated London News appearing on 14 May 1842.


This auction is for:-Eight pages ( 16 sides) from a weekly issue of :-

'The Illustrated London News '

……………………. DATED 1847……………………

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 :-

' London – The Explosion on Board The "Cricket" Thames Steamer off the Adelphi Pier ' front page engraving showing the scene after the explosion – rowing boasts picking up the injured from the river and being deposited on a jetty – The Half Penny Cricket half submerged in the river

' The Cricket Steam Boat Before the Explosion '

' At The Scene of the Steam Boat Explosion – Searching for Bodies into The Night '

' Wreck of the Cricket at Low Water '

' The Sheffield Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute '

' Balloon and Display of Fireworks from Vauxhall Gardens '

' The Assassination of the Duchess de Praslin - The Window of the Hotel Sebastiani '

' The Gate of the Hotel Sebastiani at No. 55 on the Faubourg Saint Honore '

' The Garden Front of the Hotel Sebastiani '

' Ground Plan of the Hotel Sebastiani at 55 Rue Du Faubourg Saint Honore ' over half page, very detailed

' Plan of the Duchess De Praslin's Bedchamber '

' The Luxembourgh Prison Where The Duc de Praslin Was Taken '

info. Charles Laure Hugues Thιobald, duc de Choiseul-Praslin murdered his wife Fanny Altarice Rosalba, the daughter of Marshal Horace Sιbastiani de La Porta

Queen Victoria in the Highlands with Her Family -:

' Ardverikie Lodge From the Loch ' – info. Loch Laggan

' Young Macpherson Being Introduced to the Prince of Wales and the Princess Royal ' – info. son of Cluny Macpherson

' The Laggan Games – The Race '

' Putting the Heavy Stone – Won by Mister Samuel Kennedy '

' Throwing the Hammer – Won by Colin M'Donald '

' Leaping Competition – Won by Archibald Gunn '

' Throwing the Cahher – won by Colin M'Donald ' info. the caber

' The Pass at Glencoe ' Keenlyside

' The Scotch Bard Singing Before the Royal Family – Clunys Bard '

' Chess Problem by Herr Kling '

Also articles (no engravings unless listed above) - 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 River Thams and The Steamers

Foreign and Colonial News includes:



The Overland India Mail

Country News with mention of Memorial to the Poet Crabbe at Aldeburgh - - Death of Samuel Turner of liverpoolof the Bank of England - - Serious Fire at Exeter premises of J. Solomon of Waterloo St - - Frightful Accident from Lightning near Lincoln at Welton with mention of Mary Baldwin, Eliza Baldwin and Ann Rippingale, Oglesby, J. Brownlow

Ireland with mention of the Irish Confederation - - The Repeal Association - - Murder inthe County Tipperary , James Cashen - - Melancholy Miel Occurrence at Cashel, Francis O'Ryan - - Executions in Ireland

Obituary of Eminent Persons incl.

Count Alfred De Montesquiou at His Residence on The Faubourg St Germaine

The Hon. Mrs Jocelyn at Tollymore Park daughter of Major General Sir Neil Douglas

Sir Richard Dobson of Westmoreland died at His Residence in Gloucester Place Portman Square

Fatal Accident on the Lo don Brighton and South Coast Railway Between New Cross and Sydenham

Fatal Accident on the London and North Western Railway nr Sudbury

Fatal Explosion on Board the Cricket Steamer – over two pages with details of inquest etc

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Illustrated London News Editorial

Accidents and Offences includes Storm on he Coast of Scotland - - Reported loss of An Emigtrant Ship and Three hundred PASSENGERS

Accident to the Glamorgan Steam Packet

Boiler Explosion on the Firebrand a Reive Steam Tug

Charge of Manslaughter on Mrs Mary Olds at Walworth

Husband Committed for Poisoning His Wife at Her Majestys Victualling yard, Deptford

Suicide of a Servant Girl, Emma Allsop, inquest held at the Ship, Little Tower Street

The Praslin Tragedy – spanning over four sides, very detailed , with letters fromt he Duchess to Her Husband etc, descriptions of the scene of the crime and other details

Metropolitan News

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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.

Quotation or speech marks in the text signifies the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page

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 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.

PLEASE ALSO NOTE that the paper banners, or mastheads vary, and the scan shown is only a representative sample.

"Info.” in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.    

I accept: - PAYPAL,
UK postal orders, UK Cheques,
International money orders if in STERLING (UK pounds)
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Delivery times will vary according to destination, but these are usually :-< /P>

Inland 2nd Class ............  2 - 4 working days after posting

Airmail Europe ................  3 - 5 working days after shipping

Airmail Rest of World.   5 - 7 working days after shipping

There is a contact link in every description, and can be found at the beginning of this listing.

Please Feel free to ask any questions, we will try to answer promptly

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