1937 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS 10 Apr Battersea Train Crash MALAGA SPANISH CIVIL WAR Duke of Windsor (26)

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The Illustrated London News

Twenty one pages (42 sides) from a weekly newspaper

DATED 1937


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:

A Contemporary Tapestry of Grenvilles Heroic Action in the Last Fight of the "Revenge" Which Will be Housed at the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich - full front page

The Constable Century - A Self Portrait by John Constable.

John Constable in Later Life - Pencil Drawing by Daniel Maclise .

John Constable Age About 22 - From a Painting by Ramsay Richard Reinagle.

In Franco Spain - Photographs by Major Yeats Brown - Full page:

Malaga - Recruits For General Francos Forces Drilling on a Palm Lined Street.

Malaga - After The Occupation by General Francos Forces, Vegetables and Provisions Laid out in the Streets.

Malaga - the Damaged British Consulate with Windows Blown in By a Bomb Explosion and Pitted by Bullets.

Near Getafe - A Smashed Russian Tank in Which Three Russians Were Killed.

The Plaza Mayor, Salamanca - Moorish Cavalry and Civilians Gathered, When Signor Cantalupo of Italy Presented His Credentials.

Toledo - A Remarkable Relic of the Defence of the Alcazar, A Bas Relief Commemorating Dead Patriots ...

The Two Types of the New Armstrong Whitworth "Ensign" Air Liners Being Built for Imperial Airways to Carry 42 Passengers on European Air Routes - a double page "Drawn by Our Special Artist G. H. Davis" - sectional diagrams of the two planes in flight with passengers etc.

Portrait of Samuel Pepys by Sir Godfrey KIneller.

Inspection of the Back of RM Pepys Shows Miel the Inscription "Mr Pepes. G. Kneller 1689".

The Battersea Railway Disaster - Full page:

The Point of Impact in the Collision inWhich Ten Lives Were Lost - First Coach of the Coulsdon Train and the Last Coach of the Stationary Train - shows rescuers in the wreckage of the crash between Battersea Park and Clapham Junction Stations.

Police and Firemen at Work Clearing the Wreckage from One of the Smashed Coaches.

The Kings Barge for His Greenwich Trip - The Admiral;s Barge for the King and Queen to Travel in State by Water From westminster to Greenwich to Open the National Maritime Museum.

King George V and Queen Mary in 1912 Travelling in a Seventeenth Century Barge - "The Queens Shallop" ....

The State Barge Built in 1732 for Frederick Prince of Wales Now in the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Interior of the Deck Cabin in the State Barge Built in 1732 - view Showing the Arms of Queen Victoria on the Ceiling.

The National Maritime Museum at Greenwich Which The King (George VI) will Open - General View Showing Inigo Jones;s Queens house inthe Centre ...

Nautical Instruments int the National Maritime Museum Greenwich:

The Famous Drakes Astrolabe c1570

An Old Nautical Instrument, Probably the Oldest Dated Optical Instrument in the Country from 1661.

A French 18thC Planetarium.

Commemorating Drakes Voyage Round the World - Miniature Silver Maps Designed by Michael Mercator.

Celestial Sphere in Bronze Gilt with Clockwork Mechanism - Strasbourg 1646.

Commission for Drakes Counter-Armada of 1589 - document Bearing Drakes Own Signature.

A Ship List, Bound in Gold Tooled Morocco with Silver ReiveClasps Which Belonged to Pepys - Details of the Armament and Establishement for Home and Foreign Service etc.

Some Ships and Personages in the Museum at Greenwich:

16thC Portuguese Carracks in the Mediterranean.

Peter Pett and The "Sovreign of the Seas" - A Celebrated Member of This Famous Shipbuilding Family 1627.

Spanish and Dutch Meet English Statesmen at Somerset House, The Conference Which Ended the Long Struggle With Spai in 1604.

Sir Francis Drake Showing Him Wearing the Jewel Presented to him by Queen Elizabeth.

Queen Elizabeth Showing Her Wearing Her Mourning Ring for the Earl of Leicester.

Philip II of Spain c.keenlyside.

Flagmen Series Of Portraits by Peter Lely for the Duke of York:

Edward Montague First Lord Sandwich -Portrait by Lely.

Sir William Penn Father of the Founder of Pennsylvania, and Pepys Superior at the Navy Office.

Sir Christopher Myngs A Flagman of Lowestoft.

Sir Joseph Jordan - Sandwichs Vice Admiral (Solebay).

Sir Edeward Spragge.

Sir Jeremiah Smith Flagman at the Battle of Lowestoft.

Sir John harman Admiral of the Blue.

Prince Rupert.

George Monk, Duke of Albemarle.

Van de Veldes at Greenwich:

William van de Velde the Elder The Marine Painter - Self Portrait.

English Merchantmen off a Mediterranean Port - Van De Velde the Younger.

Van de Velde the Younger.

Ruperts Firs Fight off Schoonveldt in 1673 - Sea Battle by the Elder.

Sea Fight, theBattle of Solebay - by The Younger.

William of Orange in the "Mary" Yacht and Princess Mary in the "Charlotte" at Gravesend During Their Honeymoon Voyage - The Younger.

Solebay Battle Scene - by the Younger.

17thC Dutch Marines inthe Maritime Museum:

Scene in a Northern Port - by H. Cornelisz Vroom.

The Dutch In the Medway - by P. C. Van Soest.

A Breezy Day off the Dutch Coast - by Gerrit Pompe.

The Dons Meet the Dutch - By Cornelisz Verbeek.

"Zeeman" - Cromwells Navy in the First Dutch War -p by Reinier Nooms.

Charles IIs Navy and The Dutch - by Ludolf Bakhuizen.

The Elector Palatine Leaving Margate in the Prince Royal 1613 - by Willarts.

Sir Edward Michelbornes Return from His Second Voyage to the Far East - By Willart.

The Evacuation of Tangier and the Demolition of the Mole - Attrib. to Stoup.

Shipwreck, The Gloucester Runs on a Shoal off Yarmouth.

Duel Between the "Tiger" and The "Schakerloo" in 1674 Showing the Dutch Ship out of Cadiz etc.

Museum at Greenwich:

Model of an Unidentified English Royal Yacht c1675.

Model of The "Boyne" 80 Gun Ship Built by Fisher Harding at Deptford 1692.

Figurehead of the "St Michael" 17thC Ship Model.

Drawing by the Elder Van de Velde of The "Britannia" Launched in 1682.

Model of the 48 Gunship "Mordaunt" Built for Lord Mordaunt.

The "Britannia " Flying the Standard of William III - Painted by Isaac Sailmaker.

Drawing of the Mordaunt by the Elder Van de Velde.

King George VI at his Desk in Buckingham Palace full page photograph

Five cartoon style drawings by G. Sapojnikoff for "Four hundred Million Customers" by Carl Crow

Scotland Yards "Plan of the Campaign" for the Coronation - A Large Scale Map of the Route with Details of Police Arrangements - photograph of part of the map

The Official Invitation to the Coronation Ceremony in Westminster Abbey.

HM Queen Mary Leaving Westminster Abbey by a Path Lined By Workmen - After Paying a Surprise Visit to Inspect the Work in Progress.

Queen Mary at Guildford - Assisting in the Driving of One of the Piles for the Support of the New Cathedral.

Queen Elizabeth (former Bowes Lyon) at a New Bond Street Dressmakers - First Visit of Inspection to See Her Coronation Gown Being Made. - info leaving the premises of Elizabeth Handley Seymour the court-dressmaker New Bond Street

Flatford Mill in Suffolk.

Jewel Casket Bearing the Initials of William III and Mary II.

A Byzantine Ivory and Bone Casket of the 10thC at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

12thC FrEnch Romanesque Capital at the V&A.

Moreton Old hall in Cheshire Offered to the National Trust by Bishop C. T. Abraham.

The Cleaned Tomb of Henry IV and Joan of Navarre in Canterbury Cathedral.

People and Events of the Week Page:

Mrs Maxwell Lawford Fatally Injured in the Collision of Two Electric Trains on the Southern Rail near Battersea Station.

Lord Cawley the Industrialist and politician.

Mulai hafid Sultan of Morocco.

Sir John Luscombe Former Chairman of Lloyds.

Sir William Berry Naval Architect.

Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race Crews in France - On The Seine.

A Street in Harar Decorated with the Portraits of the King of Italy and the Duce.

Lord Clarendon Accomapnied By Lady Clarendon, Lady Hyde and his Grandson LORd Hyde - Leaving South Africa After Six Years as Governor General - aboard the "Dunottar Castle"

Mister R. B. Pearson Chairman of the Stock Exchange Committee Opening the New Toronto Exchange by Pressing A Button in the City - Accompanied by Mr Vincent Massey HC for Canada - Mr R. P. Wilkinson Dep.Chair of Londfon Stock Exchange.

Dr Underhill the Dean of Rochester Appt to the See of Bath and Wells.

The All India Convention, A general View of the Scene Around the Pavilion at Ansrinagar, Delhi.

Inset of Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan - The Frontier Gandhi.

Mister Gandhi Addressing Indian Peasants.

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Speaking Beside the Congress Flagstaff at Delhi.

Civil War in Spain - Th Church of the Jesuits at Durango Smashed by Bombs of Francos Aeroplanes.

Durango near Bilbao - Where British Churchmen Witnessed a Raid - bombed street scene

Durango - Fighting a Fire in a Gutted House After An Insurgent Air Raid.

The Duke of Windsor:

Duke of Windsor Visiting the Monastery of Melk ON His Way From Enzesfeld to His new home at Appesbach - Wtih The Abbot and Count Seilern.

Duke of Windsor At Melk Monastery on the Danube.

The Duke of Windsor at Halstatt - A Visit to the Famous Old Church.

The Monastery of Melk.

The Duke of Windsor - the caption mentions Abbot Amand John and Prior Emmeran Janak.

The Villa Appesbach the Duke of Windsors New Home Overlooking St Wolfgang Lake - bedroom

View from the Villa Appesbach with Strobl Seen Across the Lake.

The Migrating Eyes of Flat Fish - three photographs by Douglas P. Wilson

Theatre - Three Scenes from "The Taming of the Shrew at the New Theatre - Edith Evans - Leslie Banks - Arghur Sinclair - Edgar Norfolk - And J. Sproll and Richard Beamish as the Horse.

Six scenes fromn the new film "Lloyds of London" by Twentieth Centuryh Fox - Douglas Scott - Murray Kinnell- Group of Children - Lumsden Hare - Sir Guy Standing - and others.

Flower Paintings:

De Velours by Jan Brueghel.

God of Flowers by Simon Verelst.

Painting by Frans Ykens.

Gardens at the Ideal Home Exhibition - six examples.

A Woodcut showing Rebecca Presenting Jacob to Isaac from an Early German Bible printed by Anton Koberger.

An Etching by Samuel Palmer - The Bellman.

The Malvern Hills - full page advert for Worthington and Co. of Burton on Trent

The Austin Eighteen Car - full page advert showing the 7 Seater Saloon with price

The Flying Standard Fourteen Car. sleekburnc.

The Ford V8 "22" Car.

A View of the Dolomite Road in the Gorge of the Val Dega - photograph by Unione Turistica Alberghiera, Merano

The Dolomite Road - view of the Gtlacier of Mt. Marmolada - photograph by Leo Bachrendt

Gibbs Super Fatted Shaving Cream comical print by H. M. Bateman - advert.

At Hythe - An Officer of the British Army at the Levers Working the New Battle Shooting Targets.

Targets Which Leap up Suddenly in Imitation of War Conditions - Army Marksmen Examining the new Movable Type at Hythe.

Coronation Stamps from H. and A. Wallace of 94 Old Broad St London EC2 - small advert showing the new stamp.


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 Arthur Bryant

The New Armstrong Withworth Air Liner - caption article

Books of the Day by Charles E. Byles

The National Maritime Museum to Be Opened by George VI at Greenwich

Collectors page by Frank Davis Sleekburnc.

Finance and Investment by Hartley Withers

Motoring Page by H. Thornton Rutter

Travel Column by Edward E. Long

Science Page by W. P. Pycraft - Flat Fish - info William Plane Pycraft

Theatre Page by Ivor Brown.Sleekburnc. 1004

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.

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. It measures 365 x 260 mm (14.25 x 10.25). The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, some pages are loose. There is a little age yellowing. The outer advertising pages and cover are missing but the main front page is intact. There may be a supplement missing from the centre fold, but can't be certain.

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 (but see above), 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. The process of the page numbering in The Illustrasted London News issues are applied in a yearly sequence 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 unless otherwise requested.

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