1950 ILLUSTRATED Farming Sporting Magazine ELEPHANT IVORY HUNT Harry Llewellyn EXETER SHOW (8773

Product code: 8773 (Wt. 245g)
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Original Weekly Magazine

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

Harvest Festival Scenes. full front page x2photos: a scene in a church, with women preparing for the Festival – An out in the fields, bringing in the hay, three farmers, a lady and a child on a horse

The 105th Exeter Cattle Show and Sale:

View of the Ring – Cattle Being Led.


R. Williams' Cotleigh Captain Currie.

J. H. Trick and Sons' Fordton Darkie Boy 2nd.

H. G. Thomas' Brightly Beauty 26th.

G. T. Archers Doddiscombs Clara.

Alner Bowring's Sandhill Countess.

J. Down and Sons Uggaton Highwayman.

The Devon Cattle Breeders Society Dinner

Alderman J. Orchard, Mayor of Exeter – Mr A. Newbery – Mr W. J. Cumber – Mr E. Baldwin.

View of the Diners at the Dinner.

Mr Wiliams Receives the Bull Championship Cup.

Ashford Ram Show:

Judges E. W. Baker and L. J. Betts.

Ewe Tegs Bred by R. F. Amos.

Plus thirteen other photographs on a double page

Perennials for Autumn – Peruvian Lily – Achillea Eupatyorium – Achillea – Astilbe – Anemone Japonica – Campanula – Artemisia Palmeri – Dicentra Spectabilis – Coreopsis Grandiflora – Echinacea – Blue Flax – Monarda Didyma – Rudbeckia – Verbascum. double page

Cruckton Ploughing – J. W. Onions of Wem in Shropshire. plus two other photographs showing the ploughing competition underway

The Peterborough 21st Annual Show and Sale of Tuberculin Tested Large White Pigs - Full page showing x5photos :

Cross Bonetta – Owned by W. Hankey.

Heathbarn Mary – Owned by A. S. Rickwoods.

Benningham Jubilee Best Boar – Owned by T. A. Standley.

Knipton Field Marshal – Owned by H. D. Salisbury.

General View of the Show Ring.  Loght.

Carcass Competitions from The Peterborough Show. fifteen photograph of labels and carcasses of pigs, different cuts, and judging tent

Peterborough Show – Dinner in the Evening.

The British Show Jumping Team Tour in America and Canada – Photographs of Horses, Riders and Others, in the Team:

Lieutenant Colonel Harry Llewellyn and His Wife on the Steps of a pan American Clipper for the US. full page photograph

The Horses Being Loaded into Crates at the Docks.

Mr Peter Robeson – Lt. Col. H. Llewellyn – Mr W. White.

Nightbird – Limbo – Nizefella – Monty – Craven A – Foxhunter. row of horses with their handlers

Man on a horse. an elderly man on the horse "Foxhunter", one of the team of grooms or handlers

Small drawing showing the various stages of the tour in the United States and Canada, with dates

An Elephant Hunt in the Congo:

A Herd is Sighted – Hunter and Spotter

Cows and Calves.

Success – M. Charles Le Jour Stands Beside the Bull Elephant He Had Killed – African Tribesmen Already on the Scene.

Adding to the Bag – The Belgian Business Man, M., Charles Le Jour, Shooting reive at a Hippo.

Food – The Villagers Waiting for Permission to Attack the Carcus for Meat.

A Congo Elephant at Home

Meat for the Feast is Carried Home by Local Tribesmen.

An African Bearer Who Climbed a Tree to Spot Bull Elephants.

The Sportsman Climbs the Euphorbia Tree to See For Himself.

Ivory – A Helper Carrying a Tusk.

Double page

Page entitled The Motor Show:

Jaguar Super Sports 3½ Litre.

LAgonda Drophead Coupe 2½ Litre.

Armstrong Siddeley Limousing 18hp.

Morris Oxford Saloon 13hp.

New Triumph Mayflower.

Triumph Renown Saloon 2 Litre.

Standard Vanguard Estate Car.

New LAnchester Saloon 14hp'

Austin A40 Countyryman.

Jowett Jupiter Flat Four.

Hillman Estate.

New Humbber Hawk 4 Cylinder.

New Ford Consul 4 Cylinder. two photographs

New Ford Zephyr 6 Cylinder.

Humber Imperial Saloon 6 Cylinder.

Bristol 2 Litre.

Berkeley Messenger Caravan.

Bentley Mark VI Young Saloon.

Rolls Royce Hooper Touring Limousine.

New Sunbeam Talbot 90.

Dressage Championships at Henley – Eleven photographs showing horses and riders – the article mentions The Prix St Georges - Mister henry Wynmalen – Mrs V. D. S. Williams – Mr Wynmalen with Bascar – Miel - Mrs Inderwick – Mrs Johnstone on Carifryn – Miss June Allen – Mrs Williams with Clogheen – Captain Vranesevic on Ibrahim – Miss J. Pullein Thompson on Rosebay

The English Electric Refrigerator. advert

Fullwood Pulsator for Milking. advert

Howard Gem Rotavator. advert

Implement Show for Groundsmen at ?:

General View of The Show.

Piercing for Drainage – Sisis.

Roller, bucket Tipper Mower – Nash.

A Colwood Garden Tractor and Seeder.

The Drivall. hand held fence post driver – man in pic.

A Lloyds J.A.P. Four Stroke Engine. two lawnmowers for Bowling Greens – man in pic.

Mysto Low Pressure Spray Model.

Ransome's Gazelle Mower. man and lawnmower

New 8/10 hp Tractor BMB by T. Parker and Sons.

Hayters Rotary Cutter for Orchards etc. c.keenlyside

Gunsmith Ploughing to Mowing Tractor. man on mower

Parks and Lawns Dennis 7hp Lawn Mower. man on mower

Greens Zephyr Mower. man and mower

Simplex Power Mower. man and Mower

An Atco 10 Hours Per Gallon Motorboating.

Double page

Golf – Henry Cotton at the Golf Driving Range at St Cloud Country Club Paris – four photographs and a hand written letter from Henry Cotton ref his visit to the range, prices etc

Ferguson. advert for Free Servic Voucher for Tractor

TVO by Shell Mex and BP Ltd. advert

Advert for AGA Cooker:

Mr Thomas of Town House Hadleigh.

Where the Worcester Pearmains Grow – Phyllis Pearson an Expert Apple Picker.

Mr Thomas and His Foreman.

The Grading Machine.

Susan And Judy Thomas with Their Mother.

The Aga Cooker.

Half page

Azobenzene and Phosphorus Smoke Latest Control of Red Spider Menace in Glass House Crops. full page of photographs

Jarvis Sherry. advert

Silvifix for the Hair. advert

Omega Automatic Watch. advert

Moss Bros Jodhpurs and Boots for Children. advert

Booth's Dry Gin. advert

Players Cigarettes. advert

The Kennedy and Kempe Grass Drier. advert

The Bag Boy Golf Cart. advert

Whitlock Trailor. advert

Thermolux Elecric Heat Storage Cooker. advert

Hillman Humber – Hillman Sunbeam Talbot. full colour page car advert

The Triumph Mayflower. full apge colour car advert – a country village and river scene

La Grande Chartreuse Liquer. full page colour advert

Lanchester Car. full page advert promoting their stand at Earls Court

Ford Zephyr and Consul. full page advert

Daimler Car. advert

MG TD Midget. car

Austin A40 Sports and A70 Hereford Saloon.

Renault 760 Car. advert

Bristol 2 Litre Car. advert

Vauxhall. advert

Jaguar Car. Advert

Highland Queen Whisky. advert

Alston in Cumberland. full page advert for Bass and Worthington showing a countryside view. 1810c.keenlyside


The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. 26 pages (52 sides). It retains its original red advertising cover. It measures approximately 305 x 220 mm (12 x 8.5 inches ). The staples are rusty. There is some age yellowing, some of the pages may 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. Quotation or speech marks in the text signifies the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page.

PLEASE NOTE :- I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. The process of the page numbering in The Sporting and Dramatic issues carry on from the previous issue therefore do not always start at no. 1. As far as I can tell there are no page missing, but if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. The process of the page numbering in The Sporting and Dramatic issues are applied in a yearly sequence and therefore do not start at number 1. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.  "Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text

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Product Code 8773 (Wt. 245g)
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