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ONCE A WEEK.


AN


Illustrated Miscellany


Of


LITERATURE, ART, SCIENCE, & POPULAR INFORMATION.


VOLUME I


JULY TO DECEMBER 1859.



LONDON:


BRADBURY & EVANS, 11, BOUVERIE STREET.


[The Right of translating Articles from "ONCE a WEEK" is reserved by the Authors.]

 

 

CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE OF CONTENTS
(For an alphabetical and subject index, see below)

 
 

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American Apple Frolic, An . . 377

Amwell and its Quaker-Poet . 207

Ana . 149, 284, 322, 877, 437

Artificial Man, The . . 218

Astronomer’s Discovery, The . . 21

Audun and his White Bear (from the Old Norse) .... 401

Autumn Even Song . . . . 461


Baron Jauioz (from the Breton) . 109

Belle of the Season, The . . 149

Benjamin Harris and his Wife Patience.. . 427, 449, 471

Bessemer and Gun-Metal . 85

Black Monday .... 360

Blind Woman of Manzanares, The 525

Bought and Sold . . . 492

Bradimere Pool .... 329

Bread-making in Spain . . . 217


Candle Making 78

Cannibalism in Europe . . . 292

Chalets in the Jura 9 . 244

Chameleon’s Colour, The . . . 248

Chips’s Ghost-Story . . 515

Clover 199

Coldstream 342

Confessions of a Toadstool -Eater . 323

Cook or the Doctor, The . 331

Crossbones’ Father . . . . 351

Crow of Ceylon, The . . .180


Day at Whitewall House . . . 259

Death Day of an Infant in Spain, The . , . 458

Deer-Stalking Extraordinary . . 313

Devil's Horseshoe, The . .241

Domestic Servants in Hamburgh . 159

Dress and its Victims . . 387

Dumb Mouths . . .136


Eckart the Trusty (from Goethe) 89

Effie Campbell 217

Election Story, An . . . .25

Elphinstone, M. .... 502

“England expects every Man to do his Duty" .... 442

English Projectiles . . 8, 28, 47

English Railway Artillery . . 127

English War-Ships and their Uses 409, 430

Evening in "The City of Palaces,” An 235


Fairy May 404

Fatal Gift, A 141

First Play-House, The . . 461

Follies in Food .... 299

Footsteps of Day . . . . 426

Fortune-Teller, The . . .210

Foundation of My Picture-Gallery, 483


Garibaldi 24

Gentleman in the Plum-coloured Coat, The 9 266

German Fair, The . . . . 532

Glaciers of Great Britain . . 227

Good Fight, A, 11, 81, 51, 71, 91, 111, 131, 151, 171, 191, 211, 231, 251 273

Grandmother’s Apology, The .. 41

Groat Eastern, The ... 205

Groat Ship's Trials, The ... 264

Guests at the Red Lion ...61


Hands and Machines ... 346

Hawaii, Volcanic Eruptions in ... 479

Hern Castle 203

Herod in the Nineteenth Century 195

Home or Hospital . . 419

Horned Snake, The . . .423

How an Advertisement got a Wife... 417

How I became a Hero ... 373, 412

How Phil Considine met the Banshee... 221

How to Convert London into a Garden 619

How to Improvise a Rifle-Gallery... 501

How to Learn to Swim . . . 327


In and Out (a Tourist Souvenir) . 121

In Memoriam . . . .372

Incident of Dartmoor, An . . 445

Insurrection at Harper’s Ferry . 484

Isles of Scilly, The .... 277

King of Thule, The . . . . 250


La Fille Bien Gardée . . . 305

Lament for Eros . . . 170

Last Voyage of Sir John Franklin, The 338, 361

Last Words of Juggling Jerry, The 189

Learning to Swim .... 524

Lord of Naunn and the Fairy, The . 447

Lost Child, The . . . 181

Lost Love, A 482


Magenta 10

Man among the Mammoths . . 3

Man and the Horse . . .114

Mary ... . . . 283

Maude Clare 381

Merry Christmas, A . . . . 512

Milford Haven .... 138

Mistletoe Bough, The . . 531

Mock Auctions .... 490

Mountstuart Elphinstone . . . 502

My First Literary Success . . 135

My Friend the Doctor . . . 435

My Friend the Governor (a Colonial Incident) CO


Ned Stokes’s Carol on Cottages . 178

Needlemaking .... 424

Nest-building Fish . . . . 145

New Westminster Bridge . 289

Newspaper “Canards” . . . 509

Night and Morning ... 36

Night with the Boobies, A . . 395


Ocean Horticulture . . . 281

Old Church Library, An . . . 74

Old-fashioned Christmas Eve, An 527

On the Water 70

"Once a Week” (Introductory) . 1

One Night on the Stage . . 295, 817

Orchards in Cheapside . . . 165

Original Bun House, The . 17

Our Farm of Two Acres (Terrain and Tillage) . . . 37

Our Farm of Two Acres (Dairy and Bacon) 44

Our Farm of Two Acres (the Poultry Yard) . . . . . 96

Our Page 405

Our Tame Hedgehog . . . . 319

Over the Hills .... 100


Palimpsest, The . . . . 469

Peibo, The 272

Penny for your Thought, A . . 120

Plague of Elliant, The . . . 316

Prawn Curry 858


Queen of the Arena, The . . 56


Rachel 494

Racing by Steam . . . .104

Railroad Journey, A ... 285

Ramble in the Forest of Dean, A . 107

Real and Sham Vaccination . . 523

Recent Volcanic Eruptions in Hawaii, The 479

Reliques of the Past . .311

Representative Cafés . . . 223 Retrospective 129

Revivals 312

River Scenes in China . . 146, 176

Robert Stephenson . . . . 8 68

Rose Street 307

Round the Hop-Bin . . . . 294

Round Tower at Jhansi, The . . 140

Running the Hood . . . 88


Sad Words 604

Savernake and Forty-Five . . 461

Scarborough, 1859 .... 229

School for Life or Death . . . 254

Schooling of the Great Eastern, The 248

Search for Sir John Franklin, The 383

Sebastopol Villa . . . . 117

Self-Murder 610

Sentiment from the Shambles . . 505

Shadow Kiss, The .... 626

Ship-Lifting or Unlaunching . . 157

Shoreward 283

Six of One and Half a-dozen of the Other 394

Sketching the Castle ... 50

Snakes and their Prey (an African Adventure) . . . 7

Song of Courtesy, The ... 80

Song of the Survivor, The . . 860

Spanish Cabrestos .... 314

Spider Crab, The . . 29

Spontaneous Generation . 66

Sprig of Lavender, The . . . 416

Stale Bread 175

St. Bartholomew . . . . 614

Stephenson, Robert . . . 368

Stone Pine 239

Story-telling Party, A . . .535

Striko, The 165

Sulphurwell 303

Swimming-School for Women at Paris, The 403

Swineherd Painter, The . . 335


Tail of a Tadpole, The . . 15

Talk about Rydal Mount, A . . 107

Tamiso Ripe 459

Terrible Revenge . . . . 237

Three Maidens, The ... 96

Tom Rocket . . 161

Two Partings . . 235


Uncle Simkinson and Mrs. Mount-elephant . . . 201


Valley of the Innocents, The . 81

Vanitas, Vanitas . . 179

Volcanic Eruptions in Hawaii . 479

Volcanoes for the Million . . . 215


Wellington, Birth-place of . . 49

Where? There and Thereafter . 439

White Apron, The . . 101

Wild Asses . . 454

Wine .... . . 54

Withered . 206

Woman’s Battle-Field . . 474

Women’s Work . 517

Wreck of the Alma, The . . 185


Yaks in France, The . 391

Young France . . 354

Young Nimrod s First Love . . 437


INDEX TO ILLUSTRATIONS.


BENNETT, G. H.— 850.

BROWNE, Hablot K.— 96, 110, 117, 160, 161, 163, 190, 221, 284, 328, 829, 331, 351, 863, 873, 394, 414, 416, 426, 492, 493, 520, 536, 537.

COODE, Miss— 404.

CORBOULD, E. H.-417, 448.

FITZGERALD, J. A.— 527, 530.

HARVEY— 207.

HINE, H. G.— 121, 126, 145, 146, 167, 218, 219, 220, 240, 283, 293, 359, 377, 381, 479, 481, 501, 519, 528, 632, 635.

HUARD— 294.

KEENE, C.— 11. 31, 61. 61, 65, 71, 91, 111, 131, 141, 151, 171, 191, 201, 203, 211, 281, 261, 254, 270, 273, 427, 449, 471, 483, 644.

LANE, Miss— 470.

LAWLESS, M. J.— 505, 507, 509.

LEECH, John— 1, 2, 17, 27, 36, 50, 66, 59, 81, 84, 120, 130, 150, 181, 183, 199, 230, 238, 262, 263, 823, 326, 342, 360, 405, 408, 438, 461, 463, 490, 499.

MAY, W.— 338, 339, 361, 862, 364, 865, 383, 886, 387.

M'QUOID, T. R.— iii. (Index.)

MILLAIS— 10, 41, 70, 806, 316, 332, 482, 614.

ROGERS, W. Harry— iv. (Index); 463

SCOTT, T.— 4, 372.

SKELTON, Percival— 244, 246, 460.

SKILL, F. J.— 210, 295, 297, 817, 322, 401.

SMALLFIELD, F.— 439.

TENNIEL, John — 4, 5, 21, 30, 60, 90, 101, 103, 170, 250, 285, 435, 446.

THOMPSON, A.— 504.

WEEDON, E.— 138, 140, 241, 279, 430.

WOLF— 180, 892, 395, 400, 455.

WOODS, W. R.— 307, 368.