Product code: 0604
An original vintage newspaper. Packaged Weight range 325g



The Illustrated London News

DATED 1917

An Original Weekly Newspaper: 15 pages (30 sides)


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

United States of America: An American Sailor and Militiaman - full page (fp) frontispiece.

Mansion House Meeting: The Lord Mayor of London At the Enrolment of Canvassers for the War Loan - fp from a drawing by Samuel Begg.

British and German Destroyers in Action near the Schouwen Bank Light Ship - double page (dp) drawn by charles Pears from material supplied by an eye-witness.

on the Riga Front in a Russian Front Line Trench: The Late Colonel Pimenoff - Colonel Baltiski - Captain Bromhead.

Along the Route for The Opening of Parliament - fp:

Indian Army Officers, Native and British, in Mounted Escort.

King Returning the Salte of Woudned Australians.

Admiral Jellicoe and General Sir William Robertson.

The Queen.

Wounded Men of the Dominion Forces arriving at the Royal Gallery.

Wounded Soldiers on the Line of Route Saluting the Royal Carriage.

The Irish Canadian Rangers in Ireland - fp:

Lord Mayor of Belfast Addressing the Regiment of Irish Canadian Rangers Outside the City Hall.

Dublin: The Regiment Crossing the O'Connell Bridge.

Cork: Marching through the Streets to City Hall for Lunch.

The Ladies of Cork Who Waited on the Regiment at Lunch: Colonel O'Donoghue, The Lord Mayor and Officers.

Irish Canadian Rangers at Armagh Marching into the Cathedral.

The Rangers in the Cathedral at Armagh.

President Woodrow Wilson of the USA - fp photograph by Pach.

American and German Officials - Diplomatic Relations Severed fp:

The Hon. James W. Gerard US Ambassador to Germany.

Count Bernstorff German Ambassador to the US.

Hon. Robert Lansing US Secretary of State Who Announced to Counte Bernstorff that Diplomatic Relations Were Severed.

The Hon. Newton D. Baker US Sec. of War.

Hon. Josephus Daniels US Sec of the Navy.

At a Station in France: Home Coming of Badly Wounded French Soldiers - fp from a drawing by Lucien Jonas.

The Snow and Winter Warfare in Alsace - dp:

A Netted Branch Covered 120mm Gun Position Transformed into White Tracery with the Snow.

A Party of Gunners Brewing Cups of Hot Coffee for miel A Gun Detachment.

Ready for Action on a Telephone Order to Begin Firing: Men of a 155mm Gun Station Dug In in the Snow.

155mmm Gun Waiting For Its Team to Brush Off Snow Before the Next Bombardment.

A Sentry-go Knee Deep in Snow in a Wood.c.keenlyside

A Face Seen by a Shelter Hut Palisade framed in Icicles.

155mm Gun in the Snow at Its Firing Point; Soldiers Await the Order to Fire.

Camel Carts and Mule Sledges as Red Cross Ambulances in Egypt - fp.

Artillery Activity Continueing in the Winter Weather: Shell bursting on a First Line Trench on the British Front, France.

Belgian Army: The Road to Calais and a Sentry on the Belgian Front reive - fp (it appears this was the other half of a double page; one half missing).

Scientific huts: Nissan Huts Being Assembled on the Western Front.

Spanish Submarine Built in America: The Isaac Peral off Fore River Shipyard in Quincy, Massachusetts on Being Completed for Sea.

Classes for Interned British Prisoners at Murren in Switzerland - fp:

The Military Shoemakers Shop.

Motor Class. Sleekburnc.

Carpenters Shop.

Wood Carving Class.

Military Tailors Shop.

A French Class.

Monte Carlo Still Popular in Wartime with Holiday Makers Seeking Winter Sunshine: The Terrace During a Concert.

Mourning Dress - fashion sketch by Robertson.

A Straker Squire Car Fording a South African River.

Daimler Car Used by Mister H. S. Green to Convey The Viceroy of rIndia During a Visit to Udipur State in Rajputanja.

On the Monastir Front: men of the Italian Contingent.


Miss Gina palerme - fp back cover red and blue - advert for Edwards hair products.

Sanitas Fluid and Powder.

Beechams Pills.

Debenham Freeboydy Rest Frock.

Wrights Coal Tar Soap.

Virol for Babies - fp showing a baby looking inside a packet of Virol

Somme Shave with Gibbs Shaving Soap.

Delta Ladies Boots

Superfluous hair: Lady Before and After.

Colmans Mustard Bath.

Rowlands Macassar Oil for the Hair.Buick Car.

Hupmobile Hupp Motor Car of Detroit, Michigan USA - hp

Daimler Car.

Sunbeam Car.

Foxs F.I.P. Puttees.

Carters Spinal Carriage.

Clincher Tyres.


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:

War Books - Mostle Womens.

New Novels.

Our Note Book page by G. K. Chesterton.

Science Jottings: The Birds and Our Food Supply by W. P. Pycraft.

The Riviera in War Time.

Ladies Page by Filomena.

Motoring by W. W.

The Playhouses: Anthony in Wonderland at the Prince of Wales's - ZIg Zag at the Hippodrome.
SleekburnC. 1002

This is an original but 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. The outer spine edge is splip. There is age yellowing to the pages. 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 THREE 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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Condition Used
Product Code 0604
Weight 0.3kg