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Item Title:

1849 issue ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS (8730 39) Britannia Bridge Menai St


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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:-10 pages ( 20 sides) from a weekly issue of :-

'The Illustrated London News '

……………………. DATED 1849 ……………………

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 :-

'Presentation of the Address from the Irish Nation to the Sultan at Constantinople ' front page

' Marble Statue of the Rev. John Wesley at the Theological Institution At Richmond Surrey '

' Mister Roundell Palmer MP for Plymouth '

' Bolsover Castle near Chesterfield '

' Kew Church ' - info. St Annes Kew Green London

Queen Victorias Visit to The Marquis of Westminster

' The Dinner Table and Plate Buffet at Grosvenor House '

' The Grosvenor Gallery ' - small tear to side of engraving

The Britannia Bridge - Menai Straits, Connecting Anglesey to Mainland Wales

' The Launch ' floating the large tube section

' TheCapstan '

' Nearing The Bridge ' a floating section being aligned

Full page

' Summer - The Strawberry Girl ' print from engraving showing a woman selling fruit from a basket - with a poem by Charles Mackay

' Chess Problem '

' The Scottish Fete in Lord Holland's Park ' a fencing scene, spectators, with archery in the background

' Assault - Broadsword v. Bayonet ' Sleekburnc.

' Mister Bushmans Feat ' - Assault of Arms at Willis's Rooms

'Mrs Pepys and Her French Gown Miel Called a Sac - Painted by Noble '

' Last Scene of the new Tragic Play of " Strathmore " At the Haymarket Theatre '

' The Newcastle Race Plate by Messrs Reid and Son Silversmiths of Newcastle on Tyne '

' The Loo Remembrance Cup '

' The Royal Thames Yacht Club Challenge Cup '

' Paris Fashions for July '

This next part of the paper is for some reason dated 5 Jan 1850, probably the binder got it wrong.

It consists of five engravings to accompany the serialised story "The Fear of the World; or Living for Appearances" by The Brothers Mahew

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 :-

Our Financial Position

Foreign and Colonial News includes France - - - Italian States - - - Germany - - - etc

Railway Intelligence

Imperial parliament includes Diplomatic Relations wit Spain - - - Transportation for Treason Bill - - - Poor Relief Ireland Bill - - - Parliamentary Oats Jews Bill - - - Ilness of the Lord Chancellor - - - New Houss Of Parliament

Mr Roundell Palmer

Illustrated London News Editorial

Court and Haut Ton - Royal Comings and Goings

Church and Universities

Metropolitan News includes: Sleekburnc.

Sanatorium for the Consumptive in the Island of Madeira

Financial and parliamentary Reform

Royal highland School Society

Infant Orphan Asylum at Wanstead and the London Orphan Asylum Rev. Mr Marks

Extraordinary Attempt to Escape from Horsemonger Lane Gaol

Health of London During the Week Ending Sat. 23 June

Launch of the Britannia Bridge - Commemorative poem

Steam Communication with Australia

Pawnbrokers Charitable Institution

The Britannia Tubular Bridge Wales

National Sports and Tattersall's

Obituary of Eminent Persons includes Thomas Oliver Plunkett Lord Louth - - - Amelia Sophia Viscountess Strathallan died at Castle Strathallan in Perthshire - - - James Best Esq of park House, Bexley in Kent Lieut. Col. of the W. Kent Militia - - - Mr Clift FRS died at His Residence at Stanhope Cottage, Hampstead Road, Conservator of the Hunterian Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons ( William Clift ) - - - Professor William Smyth MA of Peterhouse College Cambridge - - - John Hatchard of Piccadilly the Publisher Sleekburnc.

Epitome of News Foreign and Domestic - Snippets of News includes Mr James Elgar heesemonger of Peterborough - - Thomas Todd Esq Appointed Second paid Attache at Vienna - - The Pirates of Bally East Indian Archipelago - - The Ship Artemisia and Captain Hemmett - - Goree in Senegal adn Admiral Bouet-Willaumez CO French Sqd.

Protection to Native Industry - the Great Meeting at Drury Lane Theatre

The Scottish Society of London

Monetary Transactions of the Week From Our City Correspondent

The London Gazette - War Office Announcements - - Bankrupts List etc

And more

SleekburnC. XXXX Sleekburnc. Keenlyside

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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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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