PLEASE NOTE - There is a border stain running right through this issue, not affecting illustrations or text
The new dock at Southampton. Front page
'Burgher Fingoes on the frontier of Cape Colony'
The Kaffir War: 'East London : Buffalo Mouth, from the West'
'HMS Alban rescuing a part of the crew of an American Brigantine in Serranilla Keys'
'Great running match in Copenhagen fields' (Mentioning Jackson, Grantham, Levitt, Swift, Tetlow Pudney, Adams , Manks Kelly and Frost (The winner) ) - near half page
'The North London School of Drawing and Modelling, Camden Town - near half page
' Removal; of the inscription "Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite" in Paris'
'State visit of the French President Louis Napoleon to the Opera - a private performance of Meyerbeer's Prophete' - half page
'A Brisk Gale at Sea - by Backhuysen' - near half page
'Meeting of the operative engineers in St Martins Hall ( Long Acre)' - near half page
Chess problem by Rev H Steventon
The Great Exhibition items 'Enamelled gold vase made by Seymour and son - Woodcarving by Wallis, Louth - Toilet glass, made for the Duchess of Sutherland, by Potts of Birmingham - and Her Majesty's Cinque-cento jewel case designed by Gruner, manufactured by Elkington
MARIONETTE Theatre, Adelaide street, Strand
'Most ancient fossil reptile yet discovered ( Nr Elgin in Morayshire)' - displaying Lacertian and Salamander characteristics
A small scene from the christmas pantomime at the Olympic Theatre - Red Rufus or Harlequin Fact fiction and fantasy
Small view of a House at Chelsea in which died J M W Turner
'Inkstand Presented to Lieutenant Colonel Biddulph by His Brother Officers of the 1st Life Guards'
Several Illustrations for a story by William Carleton entitled ' The Squanders of Squander Castle - Episode 1 - drawings by F W Topham
A Page full of small sketches under the heading 'The adventures of Mr Verdant Green, An Oxford Freshman' - by Cuthbert Bede - Part 2
'Foreign and Colonial News'
The new dock at Southampton
The primates of England on the Royal Supremacy
Proclamation of Louis Napoleon to the French people
News from the River Plate
The Australian Gold fields
Piracy and Murder in the Indian Archipelago
The Kaffir War
Great Running match in Copenhagen fields
Mr Aguilars soirees classiques
Chess problem number 417
The late J M W Turner - small article
'Obituary of Eminent Persons includes Sir David Baird bart- Sir F W Dunbar bart - Sir Richard St George bart - Prince Amadeus de Broglie- General Sir Frederick Philipse Robinson G C B - Lt Col Fordyce of Berwick - Robert Grahame esq - William Brough C E - Mrs Harlowe actress - Thomas Dickinson of Upper Holloway
The search for Sir John Franklin
The Burning of The Amazon
Containing Stories poems etc - the first page of which, the stain previously mentioned, does actually affect the text, but it is still legible
some of the titles and contributors :-Arms found - A Queer bedfellow for a Christmas eve by GB - Street Dogs by W H R - The Philosopher and her Father by SB - Miss Julia Splashton to Miss Mary Meek (from Oakdale Hall Cheshire) - The Squanders of Squander Castle -