1937 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Newspaper HITLER Mussolini CHINA JAPAN WAR German Autobahn (51)

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The Illustrated London News

DATED 1937

Weekly Issue: 20 pages (40 sides)


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:

Ivory Portrait Head Discovered at Vestonice in Czechoslovakia - full front cover photograph by Karl Absolon.

Discoveries Made at Vestonice Said to Be 30,000 Years Old - 34 photos.

The Fuhrer as a Soldier in the Great War of 1914: Herr Hitler with an Old Comrade and His Dog.

Il Duce as a Soldier of the 1914 War: Signor Mussolini as a Private in the Bersaglieri.

Miss Farida Zulficar To Marry King Faruk - full page photograph by Alban of Alexandria.

Peru - 3 photos by Blair Niles:

A Llama and His Indian Handler.

Peruvian Man a Descendant of the Incas.

A Man of the Sierra.

Maya Ruins at Chichen Itza, Yucata: Castillo Steps to the Temple of Kukulcan - full page (fp) photo by Miss Laura Gilpin.

Saving the Windmills for the Nation; Sussex, Surrey and Kent - double page (dp):

Jack and Jill at Clayton.

West Chiltington Smock Mill.

Jolesfield Smock Mill.

Stone Cross Tower Mill, Nr Eastbourne.

The Cross-in-Hand Windmill.

Rottingdean Windmill.

Nutley Post Mill.

Polegate Windmill.

Wingham Brick Tower Mill.

Smock Mill at Woodchurch.

Chailey North Common Smock Mill with Machinery Removed.

Herne Smock Mill, Kent.

Octagonal Smock Mill at Sutton Valence, Kent.

Oldest Windmill in England: Post Mill at OUtwood Common Surrey.

Smock Mill at Smarden, Kent.

Pictorial Map: Where the Japanese are Attacking - double page map showing Chihli - Peking - Great Wall - Fenchow - Kiachow - thungwangting - Chowtsun - Hwang Ho River - Kiaochow - Weihaiwei - Shanghai - Yang Tze Kiang River - Yanchow - Hankow - Kingchowfu - Heng Shan - Wuchow - River Sikiang - Foochow - Formosa - Amoy - Sheklung - Canton - Macao (Portugeuse) - Hong Kong (British). It also shows major railway routes incl Peking-Hankow line etc, and canals etc.

The Former Home of Edward Thomas the Poet: Berryfield Cottage, Hampshire - an engraving from a drawing by A. Hugh Fisher.

German Autobahnen as Inspected by British Representatives:

On the Reichsautobahnen; The Clover Leaf Intersections

Bridged Junction on the Frankfurt-Heidelburg Autobahn. Info. German Motorway.

Stretch of the Frankfurt-Mannheim Autobahn wiht Dividing Verge Planted With Trees to Decrease Headlight Dazzle.

On the State Motor Road From Munich to The Austrian Frontier: A Country Road Carried Overre the Motor Track by a Bridge.

How Steep Gradients are Avoided: Mangfall Bridge in S. Bavaria.

Reichsautobahn System: a Secondary Rod Joins the Motor Way by Means of A Bridge etc.

Another View of the Autobahn from Munich to the Austrian Frontier: Severest Type Bridge.

Bremen Hamburg Reichsautobahn: Lonely, Double Tracked Highway Visible for Miles Ahead etc.

Meeting of the Duce and The Fuhrer at Munich, Berlin etc:

Signor Mussolini and Herr Hitler Walking Together amid A Storm of Acclamation and nazi Salutes - full page.

Side By Side on Manoeuvres: The Fascist and Nazi Flags Incorporating Respectively the Fasces and The Swastika

Crowd Saluting The Arrival of Mussolini at the Temple of Honour (Tome of Nazi Heroes of 1923).

German Troops Goose Step During a Parade Passing the Duce and Hitler.

The Duce and Hitler Shake Hands in Station square Munich.

Signor Mussolini Accompanied by Herr Hitler Inspecting the Guard of Honour Outside the Station on the Heerstrasse.

Herr Hitler and Signor Mussolini Standing Up in their Car as the Enter the Krupp Works at Essen.

The Duce and The Fuhrer Beside the Tombs of the 16 Brownshirts Killed in the Nazi Putsch of 1923.

Hitler and Mussolini Outside the Temple of Honour.

Hitler and Mussolini Stand-up Together As They Left the Heerstrasse Station, for a Five Mile Drive Through Berlin to the Presidential Palace.

Signor Mussolini Shaking hands with Field Marshal Von Blomberg While Hitler Looks On.

Chinese Cities Whose Bombing Evoked the British Governments Profound Horror: Nanking and Canton - dp:

Nanking: Aerial View As it Might Appear to Japanese Raiders - fp.

Canton: A Closely Packed Mass of Flimsily Built Houses the Great Commercial Metropolis - fp

The Yacht Endeavour I Found After Having Been Lost for 13 Days.

The U.S. Liner President Hoover Hit by a Chinese Bomb off Shanghai.

Ancient Glass Returns to Winchester College After Bing Lost for a Century: King Ahaz.

Grand Canyon: Shiva's Temple etc.

An Ancient Falconet Cast in the Presence of Charles I in 1638.

16thC Spanish Iron Chest First Strong Box of Westminster Hospital.

PersonalRelcis of Cromwell: Nightcap and Gloves.

200 Year Old Lap Dog Kennel.

Personalities and Events of the Week - fp:

Members of the Expedition to Shiva's Temple in Grand Canyon, Arizona: E. D. McKee - MisterG. B. Andrews - E. S. Humphrey - M. R. Tillotson - Miss Amy Andrews - Mrs Walter Wood Jnr. Walter Wood Jr. - Dr Harold Anthony - James B. Shackleford.

Dr. W. Foxley Norris

Lord Gort - info. John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker.

Sir P. Colville Smith.

Princess Frederika Luise to Marry Prince Paul of Greece

Prince Paul of Greece.

Questioned by Police After Mysterious Disappearance in Paris of General Miller and Her Husband Gen. Skoblin: Mme Skoblin.

President of the White Russian Federation of Ex-Combatants Who Has Mysteriously Disappeared: General Miller.

General Skoblin Missing From Paris. c.Keenlyside

Piratical Attacks on Shipping with Naval Staff Officers in Conference Reive in Paris: Vice Admiral Godfrey of France - Vice Admiral Sir philip James of GB - M. Campinchi of France - Admiral Pini of Italy - Admiral Biscia of Italy.

Prime Minister With Mrs Neville Chamberlain.

P. & O. Liner Strathallan Which Was Launched at Barrow in Furness.

Union Castle Liner Captetown Castle Being Launched. Info. Seen being launched by Harland & Wolff at Belfast.

Exeter 400th Aniversary of Its Charter: Procession of Sheriffs Leaving the Cathedral.

Denmark: Opening of the 2 Mile Storstrom Bridge Crossing The Great Sound Between Zealand And Falster. Aerial view.

People Crossing the Storstrom Bridge After Being Opened by the King of Denmark.

Seven photographs/drawing of Fossil Tribolite; Tribolite larva; Glow worm larva, etc.

Four Scenes From Sacha Chitry's Film Le Roman D'un Tricheur: Serge Grave - Sacha Guitry - and others.

War in the Shanghai Area of China - fp:

Chinese Holding A Communication Trench at Kiangwan.

Chinese Troops on the Banks of a Creek at Kiangwan.

Chinese Anti Aircraft Guns at Kiangwan.

Camouflaged Chinese Tank Captured by the Japanese.

Mopping Up: Japanese Patrol Searching for Chinese Snipers Miel s.

Ruins of Houses and Disabled Tank on the Banks of the Creek.

Addis Ababa and The Feast of Maskal Under Italian Rule - dp showing nine photos.

A Dutch Pharmacist Portrayed in 1665 With 42 Pharmaceutical Ingredients on the Shelf. From an old painting Courtesy of Mr Paul Larsen.

17thC Dutch Country Doctor - from a Painting by David Teniers.

The Bi-Millenary of Augustus the Roman Emperor - fp showing eight photos.

Fashion: 4 photos showing evening and day outfits; fur trimmed coat and hat.

New Humber Snipe Car at Istanbul.

25hpVauxhall Car Sleekburnc.


Near Redmarley, Gloucestershire - over half page view of buildings, poplar trees etc. in a country setting, on a full page for Worthington of Burton on Trent.

Burr Walnut Cocktail Cabinet from Harrods - hp with price.

Schweppes: Pepys into this Thirst Question - fp.

The Claudia Tea Gown from Marshal and Snelgrove - hp fashion sketches with price.

Hands: Elizabeth Arden -hp.

Earls Court - hp showing outside of the building and admission prices.


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:

Worlds Earliest Portrait - Discoveries on the Site of Mammoth Hunters in czechoslovakia - by Dr. Karl Absolon with Introductory Note by Sir Arthur Keith.

Regular Article by Arthur Bryant

A Journey In Time. Being An Appreciation of Peruvian Pageant by Blair Niles. By EHG.

Saving the Windmills for the Nation: Sussex, Surrey and Kent.

British Inspection of The German Autobahn with mention of Dr Fitz Todt - Dr Julius Lippert - Party of British MP's.

Book of the Day Page by Charles E. Byles.

Hitler; and Mussolini Visits Germany - caption article.

The Japanese and Chinese Conflict in China - various caption articles.

Science: Mystery Solved at Last (Tribolites) by W. P. Pycraft.

World of Kinema by Michael Orme.

Collectors Page - 17thC Pharmacy (Dutch painters etc.) by Frank Davis.

Finance and Investment by Hartley Withers.

Fashion Page.

Motoring by H. Thornton Rutter.

SleekburnC. 0210

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