1953 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Everest Conquered NORGAY Hillary BERLIN RIOTS Korea (8595)

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The Illustrated London News

Original Vintage Newspaper

DATED 1953


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 Conquest of Everest - E. P. Hillary and Tenzing Bhutia - full front page photograph - info. Tenzing Norgay.

At Thyangboche Monastery on Their Way to Katmandu - Edmund Hillary and Tensing Bhutia.

Edmund Hillary as a Bee Keeper on His Farm near Auckland in New Zealand.

Edmund Hillary. sleekburnc.

Mr and Mrs E. P. Hillary Reading a Message of Congratulation - His Parents at Their Home in Auckland New Zealand.

Edmund Hillary as He Was When He Reached the Summit..

Mt. Cook - Mount Tasman in the New Zealand Alps Where Hillary Learnt His Mountaineering Skills.

Colonel John Hunt The Leader of the Expedition - At Katmandu Describing the Hardships Endured on the Expedition.

The Lhotse Face Reconnaissance - John Hunt with Members of the Party Eating a Meal on the Heights of Mount Everest.

Mister Christopher Summerhays Ambassador to Nepal –John Hunt - Tom Bourdillon.

Colonel John Hunt - Mr Tom Bourdillon - Mr A. Gregory - Reading Congratulatory Telegrams.

Mrs Hunt Greeting Her Husband on Her Arrival at Katmandu..

Mrs John Hunt with Her Husband, Soon To Be Sir..

Mr Syngman Rhee The South Korean President Who Ordered the Release of Anti Communist Prisoners from UN Camps..

Royal Trains:

The Sleeping Coach Made for Queen Victoria with Beds for Her and The Princess Victoria.

Sitting Room in Victorias Royal Traing

Lord Jopwitt - Mr J. H. Scholes - Lord Leathers - In Queen Alexandra - s Sleeping Carriage.

The Coronation Robes on Display - The Queens Robe and Super Tunica - Pallum Regale and Gold and Silver Canopy.

The Purple Robe of State Worn by Queen Elizabeth II - not col..

The East Berlin Riots:

Potsdamer Platz - Demonstrators Running From the People - s Police as Shots Were Fired.

Potsdamer Platz - Berliners Rioting..

A quadroon of Russian T34 Tanks Pressing the Workers Back on to The Pavements near the Government Building..

German Youths Bombarding Russian Tank Crews with Bricks.

Major General Dibrova Commander of the Russian Garrison Laughing at Demonstrator From the Top of His Tank.

Columbus House a Soviet Warehouse, Sacked and Set on Fire by the East Berlin Strikers.

West Sector Berliners Crowding the Boundary Line to Encourage the Rioters at a Communist Propaganda Booth in Flames.

The Brandenburg Gate - Two Demonstrators Removing the Red Flag Which Flew On Top of The Gate.

East German Police Besieged in a State Owned Department Store Throw Out Their Uniforms as a Sign of Surrender.

Map - Verrazano - s Image of north America and Canada.

Map of North America and The Gulf of Mexico - in Mr Bernard Devoto's Book.

Ascot and The Hunt Cup:

The Duchess of Kent - Queen Elizabeth - and The Queen Mother - In the Royal Box as HM - s Colt Choir Boy Wins the Royal Hunt Cup.

After The Race - The Queen and Princess Margaret with " Choir Boy " WhichWon the Royal Hunt Cup.

In the Crowded Paddock - Princess Margaret Waring a Cherry and White Print Silk Dress and White Hat - not col..

On the Roof of the Royal Box - Duke of Gloucester - Princess Royal - Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother - HM Queen Elizabeth - Princess Margaret.

In the Paddock - HM Queen Elizabeth - Duke of Edinburgh - Mary Princess Royal - Duchess of Gloucester.

The Carriage Procession at Ascot - HM Queen - Duke of Edinburgh.

Traditional Carriage Procession up thye Course - The Queen and Other Members of the Royal Party on Gold Cup Day.

Driving to the Royal Enclosure - HM Queen - Duke of Edinburgh - Duke of Gloucester - Duke of Beaufort.

A Diagram from the Booklet "The Queen - s Commission" - Steps to a Regular Commission in the Army - table from the book noting the WOCB or War Office Commission Board - Officer Cadet School OCS - WOSB or War Office Selection board - RCB Regular Commission Board etc.


The Then Unconquered Peak of Everest Photographed from the South Summit on 26 May - full page photograph taken by the climbers Tom Bourdillon and R. C. Evans - with descriptive caption.

Two Sherpas on the Approach to South Col.

Two Men Looking Down the South Col Towards the Cwm..

A High Altitude Camp Made by Support parties on the South Col.

Bourdillon and Evans Returning to Camp After Their Assault on 26 May Wearing the Closed Circuit Oxygen Outfit.

Edmund Hillary and Another Man Leaving South Col to Establish Camp No. Eight on a Ridge Below South Summit - Carrying Their Packs and Spare Oxygen Cylinders.

High Altitude Exhaustion - Tom Bourdillon and Charles Evans After Having Climbed The South Summit, Exhausted and Still Wearing Their Oxygen Masks - info. Thomas Duncan Bourdillon - Robert Charles Evans.

Photograph Taken From the Top of Everest - Probably The Peak of Makalu. c.keenlyside.

View of the Surrounding Mountains - Photograph Taken By Hillary From the Top of Everest.

Tenzing on The Summit Holding a String of Flags of Great Britain - Nepal - India and UN - full page photograph taken by Hillary on the summit of Everest.

Five Men - Hillary - Tensing - And Three Of Their Comrades Escorting Them Over the West Cwm on Their Triumphant Return - a wonderful full page photograph.

A Band of Sherpas Congratulating Them - A Scene When Tenzing and Hillary Returned to Camp Four.

Hillary and Tensing Enjoying a Drink on Their Return.


The Chelsea Show - The Bigeneric hybrid Venidio-arctotis "Suttons Triumph".. - a daisy style flower.

Chelsea - Close-up Flowers of the New Plant Venidio-arctotis.

Tenzing at Home in Darjeeling -:

With His Tibetan Dogs and Pups - Tensing with his Dog Called Khangar.

Tenzing - His Wife Anglahmu - Daughters Nimna and Pem-Pem - and Khangar the Dog.

Tenzing Saying Good-bye to his Wife in Darjeeling - getting into a car.

Darjeeling - A Crowd Outside a Local Photographers Shop Where Photogaphs of Tensing Were Being Displayed.

Tensing Bhutia the Conqueror of Everest Wearing the Nepalese Decoration - Nepal-Pratap-Bardhak - - info. aka Nepal Pratap Vardak.

Wimbledon L.T.A. Championships - Tennis:

Miss Angela Mortimer of GB.

Mrs Dorothy Knode nee Head of USA.

Miss Doris Hart of USA.

Miss Maureen Connolly of USA - aka Little Mo.

Miss Shirley Fry of USA.

Miss Helen M. Fletcher of GB.

Mrs Philippe Chatrier (former Susan Partridge ) of France.

Mrs N. Adamson of France - info. Nellie.

K. R. Rosewall of Australia - Ken Rosewall.

Gardnar Mulloy of USA.

Jaroslav Drobny of Egypt.

Vic Seixas of the USA.

L. A. Hoad of Australia - Lewis Alan or Lew.

Art Larsen of USA.

Enrique Morea of Argrentina.

Mervyn G. Rose of Australia.

Full page showing a photograph of each player and where they were seeded.

Robber Crabs - One Climnbing a Tree - two photographs.

Personalities and Events Page:

Miss Margaret Bondfield - The First Woman Member of Cabines Dies aged 80..

King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia …Goes into Voluntary Exile in Siam.

Mrs Ann Davison, Who Sailed the Atlantic Alone in Her Ketch " Felicity Ann", on Her Arrival at Nassau.

Admiral Sir Alexander C. G. Madden the New CinC Plymouth.

Lieutenant Colonel F. R. St. Pierre Bunbury Awarded Bar to DSO in Korea..

The Rev. Arthur Stretton Reeve to Be Bishop of Lichfield..

Right Rev. John. L. Wilson to be Bishop of Birmingham..

Dr Scott Lidgett a Methodist Leader … Dies age 98..

Dr Richard Downey RC Archbishop of Liverpool Dies aged 72..

Justice William Orville Douglas Of the US Supreme Court, Grants a Stay of Execution For Julius and Ethel Rosenberg..

D. Hamilton and A. Rolt with Bill Lyons MD of the Jaguar Car Company After the Twenty Four Hour Grand Prix D - Endurance at Le Mans..

Lieutenant Commander W. D. S. Scott RN - Commander of the Submarine HMS Andrew.

Cinema Page:

Three Scenes from The Beggars Opera - Laurence Olivier - Dorothy Tutin - Daphne Anderson - Stanley Holloway - George Devine - Athene Seyler.

Queen Elizabeth at Cowdray Park near Bepton - Presenting Awards to the Argentine Polo Team.

Mister R. G. Menzies the PM of Australia Switching on the Power at the Inauguration of the Gaur Hydro Electric Scheme in Perthshire Scotland.

Portland - The Crew of the British Submarine Andrew Which Made Naval History - the crew all lining the deck after completing a 2500 mile Atlantic crossing.

Submarine HMS Andrew.

A Ceremonial Standing Salt Presented to Ford Motor Company in United States.

A Duck and Her Brood at Buckingham palace - A Policeman Shepherding the Group Back Across the Road - amused onlookers watching.

The US Air Force Globemaster Aeroplane Which Crashed Near Tokyo..

Singapore Celebrations - The Sea Dragon Which Swam Across the Harbour in Honour of the Coronation - a 450ft long decoration.

Singapore - TheElectric Light Bulbs Which Illuminated The "Sea Dragon".. - .

A Tornado - One of the Six Which Crossed Parts of North Ohio and SW Michigan in The US.

Crowds in a New York Street Listening to Speeches Condemning the Death Sentence on the Rosenbergs..

Crowds in Cairo - General Neguib Being Acclaimed The New President of the New Egyptian Republic.

After The Coup - General Neguib with The Former Mufti of Jerusalem at Prayer in Cairo - crowds of men praying.

South Korean Wounded Lying Down in the Street in Pusan..

General Rojas Pinilla The New President of Colombia Waving Miel to Crowds from a Balcony - with others.

Art: St Helens Fort off Bembridge Isle of Wight - by Norman Wilkinson.

Art: Liverpool From the Mersey - By Norman Wilkinson.


Scene from "Twelfth Night" in the Open Air at Regents park Theatre - Peggy Simpson - Trefor Jones - Robert Atkins - Aubrey Woods.

Two Scenes from "The Seven Year Itch" at the Aldwych - Rosemary Harris - Brian Reece - Margot Stevenson.

Antique Dealers Fair at Grosvenor House:

Regency Clock Made by Weekes and Later The Property of Lord Byron.

c1400 Wooden Casket of Sheepskin Parchment..

Chinese Sculpture of Kuan-yin The Goddess of Mercy andReive Maternity - Ming Dynasty.

Dressing Table with Chinese Scenes formerly the Property of David Garrick.

- Diamond and Emerald George Garter Badge and Notebook of Queen Charlotte -

c1750 English Commode Formerly at harewood House.

Commode 18c Identical with a Set at Windsor.

English Porcelaine:

Charles II in Coronation Robes - A Blue Dash Charger of Lambeth Delft - By Courtesy of William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Kanas City:

Charles II Being Crowned - Staffordshire Slipware - By Courtesy of William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Kanas City.

King William III Represented with "Nursery Lack of Respect" Staffordshire Slipware Dish by Ralph Simpson - In Victoria and Albert Museum.

George I in Staffordshire Slipware by Ralph Simpson - Courtesy of V and A Museum.

The Ashburnham Collection Sale:

A River Landscape by Aelbert Cuyp.

The Grand Canal and Riva Delgli Schiavone Towards the Bacino by Anton Canale aka Canaletto.

A Panorama of Venice by Francesco Guardi.

A Miracle of St Bernardino by Sano Di Pietro - A Drowned Boy Being Resecued by a Man.

A Still Life by Frans Snyders 1646.

Madonna and Child by Giovanni del Biondo.

Self Portrait by Sophonisba Anguisciola 1558.

Madonna and Child with Saints by the Mater of the Straus Madonna 15c.

- Smiths De Luxe Watches - Colonel Hunt Leader of the British Everest Expedition …. - Full page advert showing four example of watches with prices and a sketch of two mountain climbers - emphasising that the expedition used Smiths equipment inc. the Oxygen Gauges, altimeters etc.

South America - Fly BOAC - advert.

Coalite Smokelesds Coal - advert showing man taking a bath.

India Tyres - advert.

Booths Dry Gin - advert.

Robinsons Squash - advert.

Barling Smoking Pipe - small advert.

Aertex Shirts - advert.

Pimms No. 1 and Cancer the Crab - with a drawing by Lobban.

Simpson of Piccadilly - full page colour advert for a gentlemens outfitters.

The Rover Seventy Five Car - full page colour advert.

Guinness Guide to River Fish - Guinness is Good for You - a wonderful full page colour advert showing drawings of Salmon - Grayling - Trout - Perch - Chard - Carp - Eels - And glasses of Guinness.

Ford Consul Car for the Lady Doctor and The Test Pilot - full page advert.

Avon Tyres - a witch flying on a tyre - advert.

Shell Petrol - advert.

MG Saloon Car BMC - advert.

Oxygen Breathing Assault Set with Alloy Cylinders, - By Normalair Ltd of Yeovil England - advert congratulating the Everest Expedition.

Jack Barclay of Berkeley Square for Rolls Royce and Bentley - Tel. Mayfair 7444 - advert.

Milk of Magnesia Tablets - small advert.

Albright and Wilson of 49 Park Lane London WI - a young girl fixing a puncture on her bike - advert.

Venice Lido - Italian State Tourist Office - advert.

Ilford and Everest - Ilford Colour Film D –Ilford HP3 Film - Ilford Advocate Camera - full page 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:

Our Note Book by Arthur Bryant

The Story of The Exploration of North America "Westward the Course of Empire" by Bernard Devoto – An Appreciation by Sir John Squire

The Queens Commission – by Cyril Falls

Gardening Page by Clarence Elliott – Chelsea

Science Page –by Maurice Burton

Cinema page by Alan Dent Theatre Page by J. C. Trewin

Collectors page by Frank Davis

Books reviewed by K. John and E. D. O'Brien.

Books of the Day by W. R.Calvert. sleekburnc.2706


Weekly issue; 24 pages (48sides) approx. It measures 370 x 260mm (14.5 x 10 "). There is a little age yellowing. The staples are rusty. It is in generally good condition. The photos, sketches etc. vary in size. This item will be packaged in a tube. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

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 if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. The above description lists 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.

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