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Item Title:

1853 issue ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS (1260 15) Telegraph Cable, Sunder


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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 1853 ……………………

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 :-

'The Criminal Law in India – A Scene in a Magistrate's Cutchery or Court in Oude ' front page engraving – from a sketch by Mr B. D. Grant of 35th Regiment, Bengal Native Infantry

The Submarine Electric Telegraph Cable From England to Belgium -:

' The Ship " William Hutt ", Commanded by Mr Palmer of Gateshead, Paying out the Cable in Rough Seas ' engraving showing the ship and two escort vessels in heavy seas

' The Cave at St Margaret's at South Foreland ' showing preparations at the point where the cable was to be payed out to the cable ship from the telegraph instruments in the cave – small wood engraving showing cliffs and a small flotilla of boats etc

' The Cable Break on Board The William Hutt '

' The Hold of the William Hutt – Men Working on the Coiled Cable manouvering it through a hold etc

' At Middlekerke in Belgium - Landing the End of the Cable ' engraving shoing a boat headin to the shore with the cable in tow, crowds of people line the shore to watch proceedings, village in the background with church and windmill etc

' Sunderland – The Belgian, And English and Irish Electric Telegraph Cables in the Manufactory of Messrs Newell and Co. ' men working on huge coils of cable, sheds and other building in background, view off to the sea in the distance

' HM Screw Steamer Teazer Attacking Medina on the Sierrra Leone River '

' The Chief of Medina - Keleh Moodah 'Keenlyside ©.

' Centre of the Town of Medina ' thatched huts and a few villagers

Engravings from sketches drawn by Mr H. J. Brownrigg Deputy Assistant Commissary General

'At the Borough Road School Room, Southwark in London - Annual Meeting of the British and Foreign School Society Lord John Russell in the Chair ' near half page engraving showing the children, visitors in the audience etc

' Worcester – A View of the City from the Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway ' a view from a hill above the city showing fields in the foreground, water tower for the railway in the distance, and the city and cathedral in the background and the Malvern Hills in outline in the distance – from a drawing by S. Read

' Manchester – The New Warehouse of Messrs Brown and Son Co. '

' The Late Ludwig Tieck '

'Wigan in Lancashire - Remains of a House After an Explosion of Gunpowder ' small engraving

'At Brookfield, Highgate Rise – The New Church of St Anne '

' Warwick Square, Pimlico – The New Church of St Gabriel '

' Mr J. G. Phillimore QC and MP for Leominster ' engraving from a daguerreotype by Beard

' Presentation of the Shakspeare Testimonial to Louis Kossuth – A Constructed Model of Shakspeare's House at Stratford on Avon ' engraving showing the model

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 :-

British Rule in India – with mention of The East India Company – Mr Saville Marryett – Sir Thomas Munro

the Criminal Law in India

Foreign and Colonial News:




Germany Switzerland Spain




India, China, and the Cape

The Court – Royal Comings and Goings

National Sports

Attempt at Extortion on the Chancellor of the Exchequer – with mention of Mr Gladstone - William Wilson of 24 Belvidere Rd, Lambeth – A lady in Panton Street, Haymarket

Alderman Salomons

Great Chess Meeting at Manchester with mention of Mr Staunton – Sir John Blunden – Mr Cronhelm – Messrs Lowenthal and Horwitz – Mr C. A> Duval – Sir George Stephen – T. Reive - Hans Hasche – Mr LAmport – Mr Gardiner – Mr Marc – Mr Morton Sparke - etc

Laying of the Telegraph Cable from England to Belgium – with mention of Captain J. Washington RN – Messrs Wollaston and Crampton engineers – Mr S. Statham of the Gutta Percha Company – Messrs Newall and Co. of Gateshead and Sunderland – Captain SMithett of HMP Vivid – Commander Ricketts of HMS Lizard – Mr Palmer of Gateshead – Messrs Newall, C. Liddell and L. Gordon Contractors – Lord de Mauley – Sir James Carmichael – Mr J. W. Brett and Mr J. Brett – Dr O'Shaughnessy– of the East India Company – Mr T. W. Kennard – M. Vinchent - M. Masui- Mr Reid – etc

Illustrated London News Editorial

Metropolitan News includes:

Results of Meteorological Observations by James Glaisher

The Health of London – deaths from various diseases, Smallpox, scarlatina, hooping cough (whooping), typhus, dropsy, measles, cancer, apoplexy - etc

Society for Improving the condition of the Labouring Classes with mention of Mr Henry Roberts FSA

The Temporary Stock Exchange

Parliament SleekburnC.

Obituary of Eminent Persons includes:

Susan Machiness of Dalhousie died on her passage home from India on board the Monarch off Lands End

Sir Godfrey Webster died at Battle Abbey Sussex

General Sir Thomas Gage Montresor died at Dover

Lieutenant General Sir Robert Arbuthnot died at his Son in Law's House, the Rev. R. H. Fielden, Bonchurch, Isle of Wight

The Late Duke of Wellingtons Will

British And foreign School Society – with mention of Lord Russell – Mrs H. B. Stowe – Rev. T. Binney – Mister Dunn – Bishop of Manchester – Viscount Ebrington – M. Miel – Rev. F. Close of Cheltenham – Rev. Dr Duff – Rev. F. Jobson – Rev. W. Westaby – Rev. Dr Hoby – Duke of Bedford – Sir J. Kaye Shuttleworth

Opening of the Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway

Naval and Military Intelligence

The London Gazette – War Office Appointments etc

Births Marriages and Deaths

Monetary Transactions of the Week

The Markets with prices of Wheat – Seeds – Bread – Tea – sugar – Provisions, Butter etc – Tallow – Coal from: Carr's Hartley, Holywell, Tanfield Moor, Townley, Harton, Eden Main, Hetton, Haswell, Lambton, Cassop, Kelloe, Tees – Meat at Smithfield – Newgate and LEadenhall

SleekburnC. 1405

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,
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International money orders if in STERLING (UK pounds)
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Airmail Rest of World.   5 - 7 working days after shipping

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