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SS Ivernia Torpedoed LONDON BUS CONDUCTRESS Sea Planes BALKANS Boxing Tournament Egypt Queen Wilhelmina Princess Juliana Skating QUEEN WILHELMINA PRINCESS JULIANA SKATING V69 German Torpedo Boat at Ymuiden GLAXO BABY FOOD


The Illustrated London News

DATED 1917

An Original Weekly Newspaper: 17 pages (34 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:

British Heavy Howitzer With Its Shell Supply in the Snow on the Western Front - full page (fp) frontispiece photograph.

Hussain the First, King of Hejaz and Hereditary Custodian of Holy Cities of Mecca and Medina and Formerly Known as Sherif of Mecca - fp photograph with caption article approx 160words.

Battered by Guns of British Destroyers, V69 German Ship Takes Shelter at Ymuiden, Holland - fp photograph with caption article.

The V69 at Ymuiden, Holland - fp showing x3photos. By Farringdon and Co. of the damaged German ship.

Sergi Dimitrievitch Sazonoff the New Russian Ambassador.

Lord Cromer - info. Evelyn Baring.

Queen Wilhelmina and Her Daughter Princess Juliana Ice Skating at an Ice Festival on a Canal in Holland - fp with caption.

The Enemy Air Attack During the Boxing Tournament in the British Camp on the Egyptian Front: Men Scattering at the Raider's Approach - half page (hp)

Egypt: Five Minutes After the Air Attack, The Boxing Match in Full Swing - hp.

Snow at the Front - fp showing six photographs; Nissen huts, dug-outs, etc.

Cheery British Troops Fighting on Through Frost and Snow - double page (dp) showing x6photos: Infantry on a Snow Clad Hill - Archibalds Ready for German Aeroplanes (anti aircraft guns) - Keeping Warm on the Move reive - Heavy british Howitzer in the Snow x2 - Stove Pipes for Heating Apparatus.

Huge Craters Caused by Volcanic Mine Explosions on the Western Front - dp showing x4photos. with caption article.

The Torpedoed Ivernia in the Mediterranean - dp:

Soldiers Wearing Life Belts on Board one of the Ivernia's Life Rafts.

Men Before They Left the Ship.

One of the Life boats Swamped by Breaking Waves; Men in the Water - fp from a photograph.

One Of Our Seaplanes Failed to Return - a double centre page from a drawing by Charles Pears; a night scene showing the plane and crew having landed on the sea.

An Allied Submarine in the Adriatic Coming into Port at Daybreak - as above.

Motor Bus Conductresses Training: London Girs on a Trial Trip to Accustom Them to Keep Their Balance and Know Their Route - fp from a drawing by Samuel Begg.

Campaigning in the Balkans With the British and Serbs - dp x4photos:

British Troops Putting Up Shelter Tents for A Temporary Halt for the Night.

Serbians Digging Out a Transport Ox Which miel Was Rescued Uninjured - hp.

British Light Howitzer Bombarding a Hostile Postition; The Men Loading a Gun under Camouflage Netting.

The Light Howitzer 6inch Calibre Bombarding a Hostile; A Moment After Firing.

Officers on The Roll of Honour:

Colonel F. Edmond Kent - Commanding RA Section Northern Command Depot.

Major D. C. Hamilton-Johnston - Black Watch.

Captain F. Henry Ware - London Regt.

Major F. G. Greenstreet - I.A. attd. Gloucester Regt.

Captain and Flight Commander J. W. W. Nason - Royal Sussex Regt. Attd. RFC.

Capt. W. BAnnatyne MacLeod - Pioneers Indian Expeditionary Force.

2nd Lt. R. B. W. Vinter MC - Wircester Regt.

Capt. John Kekewich - East Kent Regt.

Captain O. Charles Ward - Indian Infantry.

Capt. R. A. B. Chancellor - Royal Berks Regt.

Capt. Harold E. Rudman - Glos. Regt.

Major Lord Gorell DSO - RFA.

Capt. C. C. B. Ward - North Staffs Regt.

Captain J. Norman Armstrong - Northumberland Fusiliers - Son of Councillor I. Armstrong of Morpeth.

Lt. Col. J. Holberton Whitehead - CO Indian Infantry.

2nd Lt. O. H. C. Odell - London Regt.

2nd Lieut. Kit Gell - W. Yorks Regt.

Lt. MacLaren Gordon - Canadian Expeditionary Force - of Prince Edward Island.

2nd Lt. H. M. Clue - Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regt.

Lt. H. G. De Lisle Bush MC - Glos Regt.

Sub. Lt. A Reginald Hart - Hood Battalion RN Div.

Major H. Francis Clifford - Glos Yeomanry.

Salonika Front Greece: The Soldiers Washing Day.

Salonika: Soldiers Playing an Inter Company Football Match at the Front on Christmas Day.

The Eighth Duke of Atholl at the Funeral of His Father.

The BSA Motorcycle Model H.

A Hupmobile Five Passenger Sedan Car by Hupp Corp. of Detroit, Michigan

Chess Problem by A. M. Sparke


Glaxo Builds Bonnie Babies and Baby Blair; and The Glaxo Baby Book - fp back cover with blue tint colour

Pears Soap - fp advert inside front cover.

Oxo Speed Up the Output - hp.

Eno's Fruit Salt - hp.

Bengers Infant Food

Prices Candles.

Bells Three Nuns Tobacco - hp.

Napier Car - map of British Isles.

Hudson Super Six Car.

Daimler Car.

Jubol and Urodonal.

Marshall and Snelgropve Crepe de Chine Rest Gowns.

Georgette Blouse from Debenham and Freebody.


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:

Memoirs of Two Prussian Monarchs - book reviews.

Recollections of Charles Lister - book review.

Our Note Book page by G. K. Chesteron.

Science Jottings: Wet Feet and the Trenchyes by F. L.

Diplomatic Reminiscences. Sleekburnc.

Poems in War Time.

Motoring by W. W.

The Playhouses: The Artistocrat at the St James's Theatre - - At His Majesty's Theatre. With mention of Mr Louis parker - Mr Dennis Neilson Terry - Mary Glynne - Lennox Pawle - Miriam Lewes - Mister Oscar Asche, Lily Brayton - Courtice Pounds - Aileen D'Orme.

Report of The London City and Midland Bak Ltd: Liabilities and Assets - Profit and Loss Account etc.

Plus caption articles to accompany many of the images. SleekburnC. 0302

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. There is age yellowing to the pages. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. The staples are intact with a little rust. 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 is ONE page missing, soif 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 and sent Royal Mail Small Parcels upto 500g.

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