1917 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS WW1 Hammersmith Broadway WILL DYSON Arras (7704)

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WILL DYSON CARTOONIST Australians Western Front ARRAS La Falouse Cavern France HAMMERSMITH BROADWAY German Kite Balloon RNAS Sailing Vessel Hyacinthe-Yvonne of Sables d'lonne GERMAN U-BOAT Submarine


The Illustrated London News

DATED 1917

An Original Weekly Newspaper: 18 pages (36 sides)


This first part of the description features a list of images i.e. engravings from sketches, drawings etc. (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include:

Hyde Park Corner, London: King George V, Queen Mary, and Princess Mary on Their Way to the Investiture - full front page (frontispiece) photograph by Alfieri.

Celebrating 2nd Anniversary of Italy's Entry into the war: Mass Meeting in Rome.

The Investiture at Hyde Park:

King Inspecting the Guard of Honour of Scots Guards.

Private Thomas hughes of The Connaught Rangers Receiving his VC From the King.

A Blinded Soldier in Mufti Being Led in by a Soldier.

Wounded Soldiers in Motor Lorries Watching the Ceremony.

Private G. Smith a Crimean Veteran Saluting the King.

Windows and Bereaved Relatives Who Received honours Won by their Dead Men Folk.

The First Six Recipients: Major Murray - Lt. Colonel Forbes-Robertson - Captain Peck RN - Capt. Evans RN - Lt. Col. Adamson - Lt. Col. Fewtrell - miel.

The King Bestowing 351 War Decorations in Hyde Park - a double page (dp) from a drawing by Samuel Begg. It gives a general view of the proceedings with soldiers lined up to receive awards from the King; others in the royal party watch from the pavilion. Other men sitting awaiting their turns; a line of nurses sitting in the back row; fashionable men and ladies watching the proceedings with their programmes etc.

Coastal Defences Against German Air Raiders with Patrols and Archies (anti-aircraft guns) of the Royal Naval Air Service - x6photos. on a dp:

RNAS Unit Patrolling the coast; and Two Anti Aircraft Guns and an Airship.

A British Air Scot Plane on the Coast about to Take Off.

The AA Guns in Action Against Ari Raiders.

An RNAS Airship.

An Airship on Patrol with AA Guns on Shore.

A Man Signalling to a Trawler with a Searchlight.


The Birthday Honours List:

Lord Farquhar. Info. Horace Brand Farquhar.

Lord Claud Hamilton Chairman of the Great Eastern Railway company.

Colonel and Alderman Sir William H. Dunn.

Lord Devonport - info. Hudson Ewbanke Kearley

Captain E. G. Pretyman MP for Chelmsford.

Right Hon. H. Pike Pease MP.

Reight Hon. Evelyn Cecil MP.

Right Hom. J. H. Thomas MP for Derby.

Sir Philip Magnus MP for London University.

Sir James Knott the Ship Owner.

Sir Robert Hadfield. Sleekburnc.

Sir William H. Lever.

The Right Hon. Neil Primrose MP.

Sir Frederick Smith a Director of Collieries.

Major General Sir Ivor Herbert MP for Monmouth South.

Lt. Colonel Right Hon. Mark Lockwood MP for Epping.

Sir Alfred F. Robbins - Journalist.

Sir D. J. Shackleton.

Sir E. Marshall Hall - Unionist MP for East Toxteth.

Sir William Hamo Thornycroft RA - Sculptor.

Sir William Watson - Poet.

Sir A. S. Cope RA - Artist.

The American Flag in St Paul's Cathedral: The Scene in the North Transept When the Flags of the UNS and Canada Were Deposited There by the American Legion - full page (fp) from a drawing Amédée Forestier. There is an explanatory caption beneath ith mentions Mr W. H. Page the US States Ambassador.

Inside a German Sausage At an Enemy Kite Balloon Station:

Interior of the Envelope of the Balloon - An Enemy Photograph.

German Flying Officer Wearing Felt Slippers Entering a Kite Balloon.

A Natural Bomb Proof Cover in a Grotto near Verdun: A Cantonment at LA Falouse Also Housing Horses etc. reive - fp.

Near Arras and Airmen Victorious Over Infantry and Guns: British Aeroplanes Breaking Up a German Brigade Ready to Attack - a wonderful dp from a drawing by Hermanus Willem Koekkoek

Australians at the Front - a fp showing four drawings by the cartoonist Will Dyson:

An Australian Soldier and a Little French Girl.#

With a Helmet on a Stick for a Tombstone: An Australian's Battlefield Grave.

An Australian Directing Two Scots at the Front.

Men Who have Dropped Behind Following on in the Track of Their Battalion.

With the Australians at the Front and An Australian Traffic-Controller: An Australian Soldier on Police Duty Regulating Traffic at Night at a Road Junction near the Front - a wonderful fp Drawn by Will Dyson for the Australians.

The End of a U-Boat After A French Coaster Fights and Sinks an Enemy Submarine: The German Submarine Trying to Submerge but Forced to Remain Tilted Up, half Above the Surface; The Hyacinthe Yvonne Firing the Close Quarter Shots That Riddled the Hull and Finally Sank the U-Boat - a very atmospheric double page from a drawing by Charles Fouqueray. It shows the crew of the French Coaster Hyacinthe-Yvonne off the Coast of Brittany, firing on the U-boat as it up-ends and sinks.

The German U-Boat and USA Submarine "Mother":

A German Submarine Mine Layer - sectional diagram showing the construction.

The USN Monitor Tallahassee, Submarine Mother Ship in a Rough Sea.

This full page is tinted in dark blue/black shade with some residue on border edge.

Hammersmith Buses: A Queue of Passengers at Hammersmith Broadway Regulated by a Special Constable - fp drawing by Samuel Begg with dark blue/black shade tint. It shows the number of the bus clearly painted on the pavement at its stopping place; because of petrol rationing the buses are overcrowded. The page has some of the blue residue from the print on the border edges etc.

London: Officers of the Portuguese Army Mission to England and France - group photograph showing General Barnardiston - Major Norton de Mattos - Lt. Col. Baptista - Captain Fernandes - Major Agnas - Major Lloyd - Capt. Martins - Capt McGrigor.

The Naval Advance to Baghdad Steaming Up the Tigris - fp showing three photos:

One of the Leading Monitors on the Tigris.

SS Basrah with Barges of Wounded Turkish Prisoner on Either Side of Her.

Monitors on the Tigris In Sight of Baghdad.

The Italian Offensive in the Julian Alps etc:

A Convoy of Supplies Ascending a newly Constructed Mountain Road.

North of Gorizia: The Isonzo Showing Heights Captured by the Italians; Mount Kuk - Mont Vodice - Mt. Santo.

The Roll of Honour - Officers Killed in Action or In The Service of Their Country Directly Incidental to the Great War:

2nd Lieutenant George Edwaqrd Gates VC - Rifle Brigade.

Captain A. B. E. Hillas - Gordon Highlanders.

Flight Sub. Lieut. R. Winchester Berridge - RNAS - of Gerrards Cross.

2nd Lt. J. A. C. Webster - seaforth Highlanders - of Montgomerie Drive, Glasgow.

2ndLt. C. Woodburn-Gemmell - Scottish Rifles.

Captain William Marley - Durham Light Infantry - of MArton Grove Darlington.

Lt. Col. Harold Thompson DSO - Royal Scots Fusiliers.

Lt. Harold J. Goodwin - RGA - of Diddington Hall, Meriden.

Major Albert George Dawson - Middx Regiment - of The Manr House, Worcester.

Major Valentine Fleming MP for Henley.

2nd Lt. C. Sheen - Suffolk Regt - of Ringwood, Walm Lane, NW.

Lt. Colonel Meredith Magniac DSO - Lancashire Fusiliers - of Clifton Bristol.

2nd Lt. Hugh Palliser Frend - Northamptonshire Regt. - of Collingtree Rectory, Northampton.

2nd Lt. W. T. Nichol - Northumberland Fusiliers.

2nd Lt. Austyn J. C. Fyfe - RFA attd TMB - Son of James S. Fyfe, Manila.

Lieut. Cyril John Pile - RFA and RFC - of Kenilworth House, Willesden Lane.

Captain Mortimer F. Hayes - East Yorks Regt.

2nd Lt. Robert Norman Bell - Durham Light Infantry.

Eno's Fruit Salt - hp advert with small illustration of children on a ladder picking grapes.

Bell's Three Nuns Tobacco - hp advert

Aertex Cellular Underwear and Shirts etc - hp advert.

Bynogen Restorative by Allen and Hanburys - hp advert

A Battle Ship taking a Destroyer in Tow.

On the British Western Front: Moving a Howitzer into a New Position During the Advance.

Harrods Quality Bedsteads and Bedding - advert

Burberry Trench-Warm Coat - advert

Cameron Safety Self Filler - hp pen advert.

Lea and Perrins - small advert

Keatings Powder for Fleas - advert

Sanatogen - hp advert with Egyptian scene by E. F. Skinner.

A Red Cross Trailor; a Generous Gift by Employees of Humber Ltd, Donated to the Coventry Div. British Red Cross at the Humber Recreation Ground.

16-20hp Wolseley Car in Warwickshire.

Hudso Super Six Car - advert.

Clincher Motor Tyres - hp advert.

Fox's FIP Puttees - advert.

Carters Spinal Carriage - advert.

Debenham And Freebody Ladies Washing Linen Jumper - advert.

Valet Auto Strop Safety Razor.

Tea Frock by Marshall and Snelgrove - advert.

BSA Motor Cycle and Sidecar - advert

Boys and Girls Summer Clothing: Girls Sailor Costume - Bexhill - Holland Norfolk Suit - Highland Kilt Suit - Sailor Jumper Blouse - Girls Reefer Coat - Boys Showerproof - Jersey - Man o War Jumper Suit - Cricketing Outfit - Cricketing or Tennis Jacket - Arran. A full back cover advert for Charles Baker and Co. of 271-74 High Holborn WC.


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 Note Book Page by G. K. Chesterton.

Science Page - Rhubarb Leaves as Food by F. L.

Chess Problem.

Chronicle of the Car - motoring by W. W.

Plus many caption articles to accompany the drawings and photographs etc.

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This is an original USED antique newspaper 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. The Illustrated London News was a magazine founded by Herbert Ingram with the first edition appearing on 14 May 1842.

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my reference only. It measures 400 x 290 mm (15.75 x 11.25). It retains the outer advertising cover; this has a smalll part of the corner missing on top edge (see scan). There is age yellowing to the pages. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. Some of the pages may have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. There is some residue from the tinted pages which affects the borders of those page. The images vary in size. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.

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, but if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. If you require information on size of articles (i.e. number of words), sizes of images, please ask before bidding or buying. There are no colour images unless otherwise stated. The process of the page numbering in The ILN carry on from the previous issue therefore do not start at number 1.

The descriptive text in my listing, details the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page."Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text. This item will be packaged in a tube.

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