1917 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS WW1 Newspaper COLLIERS Ruhleben POW Camp (8504)

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Ruhleben Internment Camp SHIPPING LOADING COAL COLLIERS Salon des Armees de la Republique PRINCESS PATRICIA Canadian Wounded Hospital MUNITIONS FACTORIES Verdun Percheron Mares


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. photos, sketches, drawings etc. (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include:

Motor Transport for Troops on the French Front - small photo by CN. along with various ads. on front outer cover.

A Bust By Private Chauvel of the French Army The Poilu at the Salon des Armees de la Republique - full page (fp) frontispiece.

Exhibits in the French Salon des Armees of Art Done At the Front Within Sound of German Shells: Portrait of Colonel Christodoulos by Ch. R. Darrieux - The Masks by H. Martin a Drawing by a French Soldier (two men putting on gasmasks) - The Masks by Baud (two soldiers in gas masks etc in a trench) - My Nurse, A Sculpture by Private Chauvel - fp x4pics.

Acres of Shells in a Single British Munition Factory: King George V Visiting a Factory - double page (dp) showing three pics.

Shipping Coal: Tips Filling Sea Going Colliers on a Colliery Harbour Wharf - a wonderful dp drawn by Charles Pears showing trucks of coal onto a platform and the hydraulic machinery lifting them to the required height; the truck is upended and discharged via chute onto the waiting collier ship.

The 7th Duke of Athol Who Died aged 77, and The Eighth Duke of Athol - info. John James Hugh Henry Stewart-Murray and John George Stewart-Murray. Sleekburnc.

At a Hospital for Canadians: Princess Patricia of Connaught With The Wounded in Surrey Teaching Fancy needlework - fp from a drawing by Samuel Begg.

In a French Munition Factory - dp showing x7pics: men and women working on lathes, foundry, stamping out machine, winding lead amalgam, bullet press, sorting bullets by hand

The Italian Navy: Landing Party Operations at a Mediterranean Island and Ligth Ship's Guns Being Towed Ashore on Raft - - Air Scouting Work in the Adriatic Seen From an Observation Balloon - fp showing x2photos.

Italy's Navy Laying Mines: A Mine Layer At Work - fp.

Drawings at Verdun by Georges Scott From the Famous French War Artists Sketch Book - dp showing x7 drawings: reiveWounded African Soldier - Kitchen at Brigade HQ, and German Prisoners Carry Wounded Past the Door - German Prisoners Escorted to Rear - Arrival of a Runner at an Officers Dejeuner - The Telephone Cabin with Operator and Runners - An Exhausted Soldier And his Comrade - Wounded Men Arriving at a Dressing Station and Some German Prisoners.

Kamerad!: Germans Surrendering on the Western Front - centre dp from a drawing by Lucien Jones.

Feeding the Guns: A Strafe by Big British Howitzers and A Gunner Team Dragging Up a Trolley Load of Howitzer Shells to Their Gun - dp from a drawing by A. C. Michael.

Percheron Mares (Horses) Imported From Franc to Improve the Breed of Army Horses: Lord Lonsdale and Mr Overman Choosing Animals for Stud Purposes.

A Percheron Mare Being Put Through Her Paces: Lord Lonsdale and Mr Overman, With an Army Remount Staff Officer Looking ON.

The Domestic Side of War - fp showing x3 drawings by A. Forestier: Where British Officers are Billeted with Doors Resting on Barrels for Table, a Bench and a "Booby Trap" Chair - Using the Telephone in a British Dug-out - The Mess Room of a British Dug-out.

The Ruhleben Internment Camp:

Plan of the Internment Camp for British Civil Prisoners of War - a half double page panorama with a key of the buildings drawn by Henry Thomson a Civil Prisoner from Brugge... showing stables, grand stands, kommandantur, casino, hospital, kitchens, recreation ground, heating pipes, Jews Barrack, cesspool, lavatory, etc (45 items on key).

Indoor Life at Ruhleben: A Prisoner Dressing, A Grocery Store, and the Barrack Vice Captain Walking Down a Corridor.

Prisoners Asleep in Their Quarters in A Barrack, Formerly a Stable. miel

Another View of the Same "Horse Box" Converted into Quarters for Prisoners; A Manger in the Corner.

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

Brigadier General R. H. W. Dunn - Late Royal Welsh Fusiliers.

Captain Kenneth Waterhouse - Lancashire Fus.

Captain A. Lee Wood - Lancs Fus.

Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Kennard - Royal Field Artillery (fomrer Scottish Horse).

Lieut. Edward Crozier MacBryan - Somersit Light Infantry.

2nd Lt. Owen M. Davis - East Yorkshire Regt.

2nd Lt. H. N. Lechler - South Lancs.

Lt. Gilbert Lye - Manchester Regt.

Capt. And Adjt. Eric Gwynne James DSO - Shropshire LI.

Lt. Eric Clark - Royal Flying Corps.

2nd Lt and Adjt. John S. Palmer - Durham LI.

2nd Lt. F. G. Lechler - Punjabis.

Lt. J. O. Knight - Royal West Kent Regt.

2nd Lt. F. L. Sharpin - Bedfordshire Regt.

Viscount Torrington - RN Volunteer Reserve.

2nd Lt. P. Stephen Koe - York and Lancaster Regt.

2nd Lt. W. Mercer Alexander - Highland Light Infantry.

2nd Lt. T. W. Russell - Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

Lt. Col. R. V. Doherty Holwell DSO - Royal Engineers.

Policemen Who Have Just Joined the London Scottish - photograph by Alfieri.

A Charming Tea Gown - fashion sketch by Margot.

Rendered Homeless by the Explosion in the East End of London: People Salving Bedding for a New Abode. Info. prob. the explosives factory at Silvertown in London’s East End where around 73 people were killed and many injured.


Urodonal for Rheumatism, Gout, Gravel, Calculi etc.

Jubol Clears the Complexion, Constipation, Giddiness, etc - drawing of two fashionable ladies

Beecham's Pills - hp showing a drawing of a soldier.

Watson's Spansa Pocket Set: Watch, Aneroid Barometer, Compass.

The Drums and Greys - fp red tinted for Greys Cigarettes. Back cover.

Thermos Flasks, Food Jars, and Carafes - hp.

Antexema for Eczema and Pimples.

Carters Carbrtek General Utility Table.

Various ads. on front cover.


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:

The King Visits a Munitions Factory - caption article approx 350 words.

Loading Colliers at a Harbour Wharf - caption article approx 180words.

Our note Book page by G. K. Chesterton.

French Munitions Factory - caption art. approx 180words.

Italian Navy; Mine Laying etc - caption articles approx 160 words.

Sketches of Georges Scott.

Science Jottings by W. P. Pycraft: A Mighty Hunter, a near full page on Captain Frederick Courteney Selous.

Ruhleben Internment Camp - approx 240 wds.

The Playhouses - Undercover at the Strand Theatre etc.

Ladies Page by Filomena.

Motoring by W. W.

Two New Books on Canada - reviews.

SleekburnC. 2701


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 pages. There is age yellowing to the pages. One of the staples are rusty. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. Some of the pages may be loose, and 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. 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/article. This item will be packaged in a tube.

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Product Code 8504
Weight 0.3kg