Product code: 3365 (Wt. Range 301g)
Original Vintage Newspaper

Original Vintage 1947 Newspaper MOUNTBATTEN Delhi INDIA Riots Rawalpindi DAVID LIVINGSTONE SKETCH BOOK George VI Visit Durban NataL GREEK CIVIL WAR BOOK


The Illustrated London News

Original Vintage Newspaper

DATED 1946

Sixteen pages (32 sides)


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

The Old Viceroy of India ands Over to the New - Rear Admiral Lord Mountbatten and field Marshal Lord Wavell - full page photograph.

The new Viceroy of India - Lord Mountbatten at Delhi:

Lord Mountbatten at Karachi Introduced by Sir Francis Mudie of Sind, to Mr Ghulam Hussain Hidayatullah the Premier of Sind - and others.

At Palam Airport Delhi - Lord Mountbatten Shaking Hands with Mr Liaquat Ali Khan, With Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and Field Marshal Claude Auchinleck.

Lord Mountbatten Ascending the Durbar Hall Steps - with others.

Lord and Lady Mountbatten Driving Through New Delhi in the State Carriage.

Northolt Airport UK - Former Viceroy Field Marshal Lord Wavell Being Welcomed Home - with others.

The Illustrated London News One Hundred Years Ago:

On the River Thames - Going to Greenwich - from an old engraving showing people crammed onto a steam boat.

Holiday Monday on Blackheath - from an old engraving showing horse and donkey rides on the heath.

The Royal Tour of South Africa:

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in the Town of Harrismith with the Mayor - and others.

Harrismith: The MAyoress - General Smuts - King and Queen - Princess Elizabeth - Princess Margaret - The Mayor.

Pietermaritzburg - Indian Women Musicians.

Pietermaritzburg - Indian Child Musicians Who Entertained the Royal Family - girls playing the sitar, tambourines, and a harmonium style keyboard.

Pietermaritzburg Natal - The Royal Party Riding into theTown in a Car followed by Mounted Guard '

The Royal Car Driving Up to The Town Hall at Pietermaritzburg.

Page entitled "The Hunters and the Hunted" and shows:

Mister Sacheverell Sitwell - Author.

Plate from the Cavalier Duke of Newcastle's Book of Horsemanship - Eleven Great Horses etc.

Moorish Ivory Casket, 11thC - From Pampeluna Cathedral.

Lady in Riding Habit by Gavarni - "La Mode" 1830.

The Royal Tour - Durban Where the Indian Boycott Collapsed:

The King Opening the Memorial gates at the City's War Memorial.

The Childrens Pageant at Greyville Racecourse, Durban.

Mitchell Park - The Queen with the Mayor of Durban, Princess Elizabeth - King George.

Durban Races - King and Queen Chatting with Mr Saunders After the King Had Presented the King's Cup.

Arrival in Durban - the Royal Family Arriving by Car at The City Hall for the Reception Which Opened The Festivities.

Durban - King and Queen Arriving to Open the Memorial Gates at the Cenotaph.

Excavations at the Pyramid of Dahshur in Egypt:

Where the Horus Name of Snefru Was Found - A Corner of the Pyramid Foundation Stones .

The Bent or Blunted Pyramid Now Proved to be That of Snefru; with That of His Queen Hetep Heres - Sneferu Snephru Snofru Soris.

Detail of the Foundation Stone Showing the Inscription.

Entrance Shaft of the Pyramid of Hetep Heres the Queen.

Inside the Pyramid of Queen Hetep Heres - info. Hetepheres.

Photographs by by Captain P. A. J. Garnons Williams.

The University Boat Race Approaching Hammersmith Bridge.

The Grand National - Lough Conn - Caughoo with E. Dempsey up (inset) and Other Horses at the First Jump.

Map - The Great Land Mass of Soviet Russia for Comparison with the Continent Outside its Western Boundaries - by George Philip and Son.

Behind the Scenes at a Museum - Natural History Museum South Kensington:

Experts Piecing Together the Skeleton of Diplodocus the Largest Known Dinosaur After Being Stored During the War.

Making Casts of the Bones of Cyclotosaurus.

Skeleton of Diplodocus Nearing Completion - Men Working on the Skeleton.

Peicing Together The Pelvis of the Chatham Elephant After Miel Being Stored During the War - two men.

Knole house at Sevenoaks, Kent - A Gift to the National Trust.

15thC Manor house - Gainsborough Old Hall.

Venice - Band of the 2nd Battalion the Essex Regiment Beating The Retreat in St Mark's Square.

The Hulk of the Liner Normandie Now Being Broken Up at Newark New Jersey USA.

Field Marshal Rommel's Yacht in the Harbour of Arcachon in France - Used as a Fishing Boat.

The Liner Monarch of Bermuda on Fire at Hebburn on Tyne.

Riots in NW India: Sleekburnc.

Rioting in the Punjab - crowd of Armed Rioters near Rawalpindi.

Peshawar - Moslems in the Foreground with Hindu Sikh Quarter Beyond the Barrier.

Rawalpindi - An Aerial Photograph Showing Smoke Drifting from Fires Caused During the Communal Riots.

The United Nations Inquiry in North West Greece:

Greek Guerilla Leaders in W. Macedonia including a Woman with A Sten Gun.

Surrounded by Armed Guerillas, Mostly Women - Lieutenant General Maurice Delvoie of Belgium the Leader of the UN Commission Team.

Mourning Women Who Told the UN Team that Their Sons and Husbands Had Been Killed by The Guerillas.

How London's Water Supply is Purified and Kept Free From Contamination - a double page "Drawn by Our Special Artist G. H. Davis with the Co-operation of the Metropolitan Water Board - the drawings show: Intake from the River - - - Raw Water Pumping Station and Abstraction - - - Pumping Station Obtained fromWells - Large Pumping Station Interior - Large Storage Reservoir - Water Outlet Pier in Reservoir - Pre Chlorination - Water Samples Being Taken - Water Board's Laboratory - Chemical Treatment Works interior - The Flooding of a Filter Bed - How the Water Enters the Consumers House - Water From the Tap - etc .

Wanted Poster by the Palestine Police Force - Menahem Beigin - Arieh Ben-Eliezer - Leib Boyko - Reuben Franco - Marek Kahane - Itzhak Rubinstein - Haim Sachs - Emanuel Strasberg - Yaacov Viniarsky - Herzl Warhaftig. (Info. Menachem Begin - Aryeh Ben-Eliezer - Ya'akov Meridor - Yitzhak Rubinstein).

The Lifting of Martial Law in Jerusalem - Crowds Waiting for the Signal That They May Tear Down the Barbed Wire Barriers Dividing the City.

Troops Using Mine Detectors, Searching For Arms in Jerusalem - Dog Starting to Dig.

The Calais Watch Tower, Now Standing Sentinel Over the Ruins of the Town.

Neptune Tanks in Position Across the 160.ft Breach Over Which a Thousand Troops Were Rushed - Battle of the Ouse Gap at Earith.

Mountaineer Course in the Cairngorms:

A Frozen Burn Acts as a "Glacier" - A Member of the Course Chipping Foot and Hand Holds while Others Watch on.

Student from Aberdeen University Scaling The Frozen Mountain Burn.

One of the Students Being Lowered Over a Cliff Face by Rope.

Lord Malcolm Douglas-Hamilton im Charge of the Mountaineering Expeditions of the Course.

Sketches of Spring in Paris - a double page "Drawn by Our Special Artist Captai Bryan de Grineau While in Paris" - showing amongst other things the Ritz Five O'Clock - - In the Faubourg St Honore - The Metro, Buses and Taxis - Baggage Left At the Hotel Baggage Room During the Evacuation of 1940 - Crowded Salons of the Grandes Couturieres - Queue Outside the Tuileries Gardens - Military Uniforms - The Madeleine Market .

Personalities of the Week page:

Lord Mayors Naitonal Flood Distress Fund - Sir Bracewell Smith with His Sword Bearer and Secretry - three men.

Mr Hugh Dalton Receiving the Cheque from Mr W. J. Jordan for £10,000,000 - New Zealand Gift for Britain - three men

Maria Pasquinelli Charged with Murder of Brigadier R. W. M. De Winton at Pola.

The Death of Miss Edith Craig the Daughter of Ellen Terry - photograph showing Miss Craig with Mr T. C. Norris.

Sir Edwin Plowden Chief Planning Officer to the Government.

The West African Natives Condemened to Death for a Maria Pasquinelli - Kwaku Amoaka Atta - Kwasi Pipim - Kwame KAgya - Opoku Afwensee.

Sir Anthony Doughty-Tichborne Distributing the Tichborne Dole of Flour.

The Archbishop of Canterbury Geoffrey Fisher with the Ven. W. M. Selwyn After the Ceremony of The Consecration of Bishop Suffragan of Fulham.

Sir David Ross Appointed Chairman of the Royal Commission to Inquire into the Press.

Daily Herald Modern Homes Exhibition at the Dorland Hall, Regent St:

Completely Furnished Using Only the Dockets and Units Allowed by Board of Trade Regulationes - Combined Living Room and Ding Room - with a list of prices of materials and furniture.

One of the Chief Attractions at the Modern Homes Exhibition - A Bedroom Furnished - with a price list.

The Passenger Pigeon Which Became Extinct in 1914 - A Fledgling Photographed in Captivity; two photographs young and fledgling; photographs courtesy of National Audubon Society of New York .

Archaeology - Stone Axes from the "Railroad of Death" the Bangkok Moulmein Railway through Siam and Burma etc.

A Palaeolithic Quartzite Hand Axe.

Another Palaeolithic Hand Axe fro mSiam Found by aWar Prisoner of the Japanese.

Found in Siam Claimed to be the Work of Pithecanthropus.

Found in Caves at Wan-Po - Coarse and Large Mesolithic Scraper.

Ground and reive Polished Neolithic Axe Found Alongside the Railroad -

The Personal Sketch Book Which David Livingstone Carried Up The Zambezi from East Coast in 1860:

Taba Cheu the White Mountain - Drawn on 30 Jul After an dElephant Had Been Shot.

Seluma Ngombe - A Fly Said to Bite Cattle - Shells Found by C. L. - Karivua Bed - Snake Heake Kakone.

Swanson's Francolin 29 Jun 1860.

A Seed Pos Island Mokabala 12 Jul - Zylophone, Hairstyles etc.

Head Dressing - Rack of Corn Drying - etc.

Motemwa Mountain - Tsetse Flies - etc.

Gonangombe Medicine for the Bite of the Tsetse.

Detailed Drawings of Buildings.

View of the Victoria Falls from Garden Island.

Victoria Falls.c.keenlyside.

First Attempt with Garden Island Standing out in the Middle.

View of Sesheke onthe Zambezi Where Livingstone Met Chief Sekeletu's Father in 1855

Measurements of Victoria Falls.

Confluence of the Zambezi and Kafue Rivers with Small Village .

Double page of sketches made by David Livingstone .

Two Scenes from the Film "Dead Reckoning" - Humphrey Bogart - Lizabeth Scott - Wallace Ford.

Full page of adverts incl: Austin Reed Service - Hooper Rolls Royce - Thornycroft Marine Cabin Cruiser - Eclipse Razor Blade - Valstar Raincoat - Harry Hall Riding Clothing.

Full page of adverts incl: Mr Winston Churchill and The Royal Cancer Hospital (photo. of Churchill) - Jowett Javelin Car - Aertex - Bermaline Bread - The Esse Heat Storage Hotplate - Escoffier Sauces - Dr Barnardo's Homes, Little girl with toy - Will R. Rose Magna Prints and Films.

Full page adverts: Dewars White Labe Whisky - Wardonia Blades for Shaving - The Childrens Society Formerly Waifs and Strays.

Full page of adverts: Creda Water Heater ( a hot water tap) - Vokes Air Filters - Fly BEA -Defence Bonds 2½%.

Full page of adverts: Westons Biscuits - Harrods Younger Mans Shop - Swan Shoes - Horrockses Cotton



This second part of the description features articles etc. but have no images associated with the subject matter unless listed above. They include:

Our Note Book by Arthur Bryan.

The Light That Never Was - "The Hunters and the Hunted" by Sacheverell Sitwell. An appreciation by Sir John Squire.

Discoveries at the Dahshur Pyramids: Notes by Captain P. A. J. Garnons Willliams.

The Aftermath of War: Russian Military and Political Organisation by Cyril Falls.

Process of Purifying London's Water Supply.

Science Column – The Passenger Pigeon by Maurice Burton D.Sc.

Books Reviewed by K. John: Angelic Avengers by Pierre Andrezel - Warfare Accomplished by Edith pargeter - Unless Two Be Agreed be Margaret Pedler - House of Darkness by Allan MacKinnon.

Stone Axes from the Railroad of Death ( Burma Thailand Railway)

Livingstones Sketch Book.

Cinema Column by Alan Dent.

Books of the Day by W. R. Calvert - Our Forests by W. H. Rowe - Report from Red China by Harrison Forman -The Horsemans Year by Lieutenant Colonel W. E. Lyon - Ego 8 by Mr Agate - etc. sleekburnc. 0504


An original 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 newspaper founded by Herbert Ingram with the first edition of the Illustrated London News appearing on 14 May 1842.

It measures 365 x 260 mm (14.25 x 10.25). There is a little age yellowing. Some of the pages are loose, and have handling marks, blemishes due to the age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. The staples are rusty leaving witness marks. The images 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 XX pages missing, 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 would carry on from the previous issue therefore did not start at number 1. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

The above description 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.This item will be packaged in a tube; sent RM small parcels.

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Product Code 3365 (Wt. Range 301g)
Weight 0.31kg