1932 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Langley Field Tunnel MONTE ALBA Zulu HADRAMAUT Original Newspaper (01)

Product code: 01 (Wt. 450g)

Monte Alban Treasure Oaxaca Mexico WIND TUNNEL AERONAUTICAL LABORATORIES LANGLEY FIELD, VIRGINIA USA Princess Elizabeth's Miniature House Damaged by Fire HADRAMAUT SOUTHERN ARABIA The Zulu

The Illustrated London News

Original Vintage Newspaper

DATED 1932


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

The Monte Alban Treasures of Oaxaca in Mexico - A Gold Pectoral, A Tier Helmeted Mixtec Chief. full front page photograph

A 17thC Alb in Venetian Needlepoint - Lace From The Victoria and Albert Museum.

Lacquer Throne Made for Ch'ien Lung - At the V&A Museum.

Designs for the Moscow Palace of Soviets in USSR - Architects Drawings and Models on a full page with text:

One of the Many Plans - Scheme for The New Building Called a "Temple of Labour" by Architect Langbard ....

Design Drawing of the Russian Architect Jeltovski ...

Plan by Alaviana and Shibirtsev Which Received 10,000 Roubles ...

Ultra Modern Design Submitted by Goltza, Sobelev and Parusnikov - Awarded Prize of 3000 Roubles ...

A Favoured Design Submitted by the Russian Archtiects Jeltovski and Jofan.

Favoured Design by the American Architect G. O. Hamilton.

Photography - Daylight and Flashlight Studies of Animals Taken in California - Double page of photographs by Dr Spencer R. Atkinson -:

Humming Birds on a Nest in an Avocado Tree at the Foot of Mount Wilson near Pasadena.

Linnets opr House Finches at the Edge of Eaton Canyon.

Adult Male California Valley Quail Feeding on a Rock near Pasadena.

Fox and A Skunk.

Opossum Showing His Teeth After Tripping the Wire of the Flash Light Apparatus.#

Brer Possum Sniffing at Food ...

Ring Tailed Cat.

Raccoon and Her Family Feeding.

Fox on the Alert ...

Round Tailed Wood Rat or Pack Rat - A Mother Carrying Her Baby in her Mouth.

A Skunk Reacting to the Flashlight ...

Spotted Skunk With Tail Curling Ready for Spraying.

Zoology From a Dining Room Window of a house in California Through Which the Owners Were Able to Watch Animals Feed by Flood Light. daytime shot

The World's Largest Wind Tunnel at the Aeronautical Laboratories at Langley Field, Virginia USA - With a Wind Velocity of 112mph Testing a Real Aeroplane. full page showing men working with the aeroplane in the wind tunnel etc

The Evolution of the Pack of Playing Cards - Reproductions from Benham's Playing Cards and The Modern Cards by Thomas De La Rue:

1642 - The Earliest Extant English King of Hearts.

The Bamford Knave of hearts c1750 with Corrupted Truncheon Possibly a Remnant of the Gascon La Hire's Baton.

The Modern Knave of Hearts With Meaningless Leaf, A Degeneration of the Baton.

Rouen King of hearts c1567, Identified with Charlemagne.

Bamford King of Hearts c1750.

Modern King of Herats.

Rouen Queen of Hearts Representing Judith ...

Bamford Queen of Hearts.

Modern Queen of Hearts.

The Rouen Knave of Clubs, A Rake and a Swaggering Knave, Embellished etc.

Bamford Knave of Clubs.

Modern Knave of Clubs ...

British Steamer Ashore off Bermuda - The "Prince David" After Striking a Reef ...

The Flooded Lounge of the Prince David.

Poster Used in the Search for the Lindbergh Baby.

An Old Fire Gong in Hopewell near the Lindberghs' home - To Be Rung When the Baby is Found.

Battalions of the Irish Republican Army Marching in Dublin to Commemorate the Easter Week Rising of 1916.

Irish Republican Army Flags Being Dipped Over the Graves at Glasnevin Cemetery in Honour of the Dead Irish Insurgents of 1916.

The Berkshire Home of Mr and Mrs Ronald Whiteley, Stype Grange near hungerford, Which was Destroyed by Fire.

Japan at War with China in the Shanghai Zone, and at Harbin - Full page:

The Ruins of the Shanghai Golf Clubhouse at Kiangwan. info Jiang Wan

Captured by the Japanese - Kiangway Almost Completely Ruined ...

Japanese Armoured Car That Runs on Road or Railway Lines. x2

The Main Hangar Wrecked by a Direct Hit at the Chinese Air Base at Hungjao.

The Wrecked Building of Futan University.

India -:

A Hindu State Wedding at Night - Marriage of the Ruling Chief of Nandgaon and the Princess of Mayurbhanj.

Delhi - The Viceroy and Lady Willingdon in Full Dress After the Investiture.

Furniture from Princess Elizabeth's Miniature House That Escaped The Fire - Kitchen Fittings, Including Gas Boiler, Gas Cooker, and Sink.

Princess Elizabeth's Model House, Damaged By Fire, Under Repair for the Ideal Home Exhibition - The Roofless Building at Olympia.

After The Fire That Destroyed the Roof of the Little House - A Man Looking Up the Damaged reive Staircase. - info. Y Bwthyn Bach

A Crash Proof Aeroplane Fuselage - the Wreckage From Which M. Albert Sauvant the Inventor Emerged Unhurt ...

Whipsnade - A Male Brush Turkey Making a Nest For His Mate.

The Haydn Bi-Centenary - A Bass Viol Said to Have Been his.

The New Great Seal of South Africa.

The Goethe Centenary Commemorative German Three Mark Piece.

The War Office Experimental Convoy in Egypt and the Sudan - Vehicles near Edfu.

Egypt - King Fuad at a Ghezireh Race Meeting.

Monte Alban Site in Mexico -Photographs Supplied by Don Alfonso Caso -:

Mexico - At the Monte Alban Site and The Great Stairway of the North Platform.

Two Small Rows of Pearls and Three Alabaster Cups Found on the Monte Alban Site in Mexico.

Gold Pendant Showing a Native Game of Ball etc.

Mask of Beaten Gold. sleekburnc.

Gold Lip Pendants x4.

Decorated Bones.

Necklace of Gold Beads and Gold Bells, Pearls, Shells, and Turquoises etc.

Necklaces and Ear Ornaments.

Large Gold necklace of Elongated Beads.

The Royal Maundy Ceremony at Westminster Abbey. double page

Theatre - Scene from "The Cat and The Fiddle" at the Palace Theatre: Gina Malo - Fred Conyngham - Peggy Wood - Austin Trevor.

Theatre - Scene From "See Naples and Die" a Comedy by Elmer Rice at the Little Theatre: Bernard Nedell - Olive Blakeney - H. Saxon Snell - Antony Holles - Peggy Carter - Ronald Simpson - miel - Natalie Lynn - Alfred Atkins - E. W. Greenhill.

The Hadramaut in Southern Arabia - Photographs taken by Herr Hans Helfritz:

White Houses as High as Skyscrapers.

The Home of an Arabian Potentate - The Palace of the Sultan of Wadi Doan.

A Quiet Street in Seyun.

A Minaret in the Narrow Streets of Damun.

The White Castle by the Sea - Palace of the Sultan of Makalla.

Arrival of a Caravan at Seyun with Many Storeyed Buildings in the Background.

Castle of the Sultan of Seyun.

A Soldier of the Sultan - Typical Bodyguard Assigned to Herr Helfritz on His Travels.

A Peasant Woman Unveiled, Wearing Strange Hat. with other women in a group

A Fisherman Holdin the Bait in his Bare hand in the Water.

Carved and Decorated Old house Door in The Hadramaut Suggesting the Entrance to a Mediaeval Convent.

A Young Boy Carrying the Dagger at the Girdle.

A White Cow Standing in the Arch of an Ancient Doorway.

A Group of Buildings of Castle Like Aspect in the Desert Country.

Interior of the Oldest Mosque in Horeda Where Herr Helfritz Discovered a Stone with a Rare Inscription.

Personalities and Events of the Week Page:

Rear Admiral Sir Godfrey Paine.

The Cape and Australian Flight Records - Mr Mollison and Mr Scott, at Lympne. - info James Allan "Jim" Mollison - Charles William Anderson Scott

The Bishop of Kensington The Right Rev. J. P. Maud. - info John Primatt Maud

Canon J. H. Gray the Cambridge Scholar.

Lady Critall Injured in an Explosion.

Dr R. M. Bronte the Pathologist.

The Royal Maundy - King George V and Queen Mary Carrying Sweet Smelling Flowers at Westminster Abbey.

Sir Horace Plunkett the Benefactor of Irish Agriculture.

Lord Harris the Father of English Cricket. - info George Robert Canning Harris

Dr Lionel Ford Dean of York and Former Headmaster of Harrow.

The Red Faced Uakari Monkey.

Skull of the night Ape of Dourocouli.

A Nigh Ape Aotus Felinus. photograph by D. Seth-Smith

A Rat Kangaroo with Young in Pouch. x7 photographs

Zulus - Full page:

A Zulu Wooing a Young Girl By Filling his Mouth With water in Which She has Bathed and Spitting it In Her Direction.

A Witch Doctor Healing Cattle.

Witch Doctor SmellinG out a Criminal.

Ordeal By Boiling Water for the Suspect Who HaS Been Smelt Out - The Witch Doctor Plunging the Suspects hand into a Pot ...

A Warrior Cutting a Tuft From his Sleeping Enemys Hair ...

the Spell Worker Using his Assegai About the Pot in Which The Tuft Cut from The Enemy's hair is Boiling with Evil Potions.

The Mountains of South Africa - Climbing in the Cape - Photographs by K. F. Howes-Howell and J. M. Marcus -:

Table Mountain - Negtotiating a Perilous Overhang, The Lions Head in the Distance.

Working up the Arrow Face on Table Mountain.

A Climber on The Final Crags near the Top of Table Mountain.

Climber Manoeuvring at a Dizzy Height on Silverstream Corner on Table Mountain.

Silverstream Corner - The Climber at a Critical Moment.

Climber on the Massive Buttresses of Sheer Rock

Climber on A Traverse on Table Mountain Overlooking Camps Bay.

Climber on a Perch on Table Mountain.

Negotiating an Overhang onof the Valken Buttress.

A Perilous Operation on a Rocky Snout at yellowstone Corner.

Bird's Eye View of the Landscape Below Traverse Corner.

Collectors Page:

Johnson and Jeaynes's Patent Expanding Circular Dining Table.

The Johson and Jeaynes Table with the Wedge Shaped Section Pulled Out.

A Chair Reputed to Have Been Used by Gainsborough for His Sitters c1760.

Rare English Writing or Drawing Table - Chippendale Piece c10770.

Atco Motor Mower - Charles h. Pugh Ltd of Whitworh Works, Birmingham. half page advert

Grants Scotch Whisky. half page advertBritish Consols Cigarettes. small advert

Cuticura Shaving Cream. small advert

Green Lawn Mowers. advert

Henry Heath - 1932 Bound Hat. advert

Delta Fine Cut Series of Jig Saw Puzzles - A. V. N. Jones 64 Fore St London EC2.

Hardy's Anglers Guide. advert

The Benguela Railway. advert

Oakey's Wellington Floor, and Playe Polish. advert


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:

Note Book Page by G. K. Chesterton - info Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Books of the Day by Charles E. Byles

Collectors page by Frank Davis

The Devils Plaything - Being An Appreciation of "Playing Cards" by W. Gurney Benham; and "Old and Curious Playing Cards" by H. T. Morley

Notes for the novel Reader - Fiction of the Month

The Monte Alban Treasures: Remarkable Finds in "The Tomb of the Chiefs" the Richest Burial Place in America. The Discovery Described Specially for the Illustrated London News by Don Alfonso Caso the Director of Excavations and Head Dept. of Archaeology in National Museum of Mexico

The World of the Theatre by J. T. Grein - Costume, Colour and Design

"USA Skyscraper" Architecture in the Hadramaut, Southern Arabia by Herr Hans Helfritz, Akademia, Berlin

Science Page by W. P. Pycraft - the Red Faced Uakari Monkey

The Romance of the Mountains of South Africa - Climbing in the Cape - Described by H. J. Pells

Collectors Page - The Harris "Catalogue and Index of Old Furniture" - Reviewed by Frank Davis

Motoring Page by h. Thornton Rutter

The World of Music by W. J. Turner: Delius's New Work - - - Dr Sargent and Elgar - - - Ballet at Sadler's Wells

Gardening page by Clarence Elliott VMH

Science Page by Maurice Burton

Theatre Page by J. C. Trewin sleekburnc. 0204


This is an original but USED vintage 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 of the Illustrated London News appearing on 14 May 1842.

22 pages (44 sides). It measures 365 x 260 mm (14.25 x 10.25). There are binding witness marks to the spine, the pages are loose. The staples have been removed, leaving slight rust marks to centre fold, these can be re-instated. There is a little age yellowing. The outer advertising pages and cover are missing but the main front page is intact.

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 engravings vary in size. There are no outer advertising pages/cover unless otherwise stated.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, apart from front cover; so if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. The process of the page numbering in The Illustrated London News carry on from the previous weeks issue and therefore do not start at number 1.

Quotation or speech marks in the text signifies 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 RM small parcels. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

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