The Comet of 1853 was discovered by the German astronomer Wilhelm Klinkerfues.
It was visible to the unaided eye from early August 1853 through early October 1853.
Here is the official description of its pattern:
During early August, situated in southernmost Ursa Major in the evening sky, at magnitude about 5. Comet moved slowly to the southeast, gradually entering the twilight. Already on August 13, of about third or fourth magnitude. By the 19th, reported as bright as second magnitude with a tail several degrees long. On the 26th, about magnitude 0 with a 10-degree tail while located within the evening twilight in eastern Leo. During the last days of August and the first week of September, visible telescopically in daylight, head’s magnitude at least -1. Comet moved south of the sun to become a morning object for the southern hemisphere. In mid-September, when situated in Hydra, of second magnitude with a 5-degree tail. Comet faded rapidly and was lost to the unaided eye before mid-Oct.