Product code: 4506 (Wt 300g)
Gerald Templer HUSSEIN Checkendon Church SASEBO ISLAND KYUSHU

The Illustrated London News

Original Vintage Newspaper

Dated 1955

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:


On Loan at the British Museum: A Silver And Iron Helmet of a Royal Syrian General Found at Homs - full front page.

Checkendon Church, Oxfordshire: The Eight Hundred Year Old Mural Restored - the caption article mentions Mrs Eve Baker who restored it.

Windsor Castle: The Queen Inspecting Members of the Young Australia League with Mr J. Cotterhill and Sir Thomas White.

Windsor: The Queen Taking the Salute at the Scout March Pas, with The Duke of Edinburgh and Lord Rowallan the Chief Scout - and others.

RAF Biggin Hill and Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Arriving After Her First Flight in a Whirlwind Helicopter of the Fleet Air Arm.

The Aero Research Factory, Duxford: The Duke of Edinburgh Accepting the Gift of A Model Yacht for Princess Anne.

The Premier of the Film Don Giovanniat The Royal Festival Hall: Princess Alexandra Accepting a Bouquet From a Little Girl, Anne Maxwell.

The Queen Mother with Group Captain Cheshire VC at the Cheshire Foundation Home at Le Court, Liss in Hampshire, Watching Allan Davies Working on his Painting..

The Red Cross Morris Grange Holiday Camp for Handicapped Children: Princess Alexandra with the Camp Pet Donkey and Two Children.

Whitehall London: Bronze Plaque To Mark the Point from Which Distances to London Are Measured.

Gold Beaker of Between 1500-1600 Found in a Field at Fritzdorf, West Germany - lady holding the beaker which was purchased by the Landes-museum in Bonn.

The Hotel at Tours in France Where Four English Schoolboys Were Killed.

Ghent Belgium: King Badouin at The 23rd Floralies Flower Show.

Sasebo, Island of Kyushu, Japan - An Avalanche of Coal Mine Waste Which Slid Down A Hill Killing Sixty.

Kenya: Two British Boys Were Murdered by Mau-mau, A Secretary Takes Note at The Scene.

319th Feast of the Ancient Company of Cutlers at Cutlers Hall Sheffield; Some of The Guests: Vice Admiral W.W. Davis - Colonel F. A. Neill - Right Hon. Viscount Kilmuir - Mr W. G. Ibberson - The Master Cutler - Alderman J. H. Bingham - Lord Mayor of Sheffield - Duke of Rutland - Right Hon. Lord Aberconway - Mr L. Du Garde Peach - Hon R. A. Balfour - Lord Savile - Mr R. P. Phillips - Mr R. M. Wilson - Major P. Roberts MP - Sir Charlton Lane - Mr R. L. Walsh - Very Rev. J. H. Cruse.

Volos Larissa - King Paul of the Hellenes, Queen Frederika and The Crown Prince Visiting Some of The Homeless.

General Sir Gerald Templer To Be Chief of the Imperial General Staff - full page portrait photograph with caption article.

The Deutsches Museum on the Island in the River Isar, in Munich.

The Dilapidated Church of All Saints of Tolleshunt Knights, Essex.

Morocco: The Bin-El-Ouidane Dam.

Copenhagen: The Newly Completed Skyscraper, The Hotel Europa.

St Martin's Church Canterbury.

Men Repairing the Roof of Gloucester Cathedral.

Full page entitled The Wedding of King Hussein of Jordan: Scenes in Amman - seven photographs:.

Queen Dina Being Escorted Back to the Palace by The Fourteen Year Old Crown Prince Mohammed, The Kings Brother.

Buildings Lit Up in Amman During the Celebrations.

The New Queen of Jordan with King Hussin, Cutting the Four Tiered Wedding Cake in the Raghdan Palace.

King Hussein of Jordan, With Queen Dina Who Wore a Venice Lace Dress and Jewelled Tiara.

Before the Ceremony in the Zaharan Palace: The Bridegroom with King Faisal of Iraq, Who Was a Witness.

In the Raghdan Palace: The King and Queen with the Bridal Attendants.

A Party on the Eve of Their Wedding: King Hussein - Princess Dina With a Group of Professors and Students From Cairo University, Where the Princess Taught English Literature

Miss M. D. Anderson the Author of The Imagery of British Churches.

In the 15thC Flemish Window at Elford, Staffordshire.

A Doom Painting In St Thomas' Church Salisbury - photograph by A. F. Kersting.

ON the Norman Font at Lenton, Nottinghamshire: The Raising of Lazarus etc.

Mister R. A. Butler on His Way To the Budget: Mr Butler Leaving His House In Smith Square, Westminster - full page with caption article. Info. Rab.

The First Intercontinental Conference of the So-Called Coloured Peoples in the history of Mankind: President Soekarno of Indonesia Opening the Afro-Asian Conference at Bandung in W. Java.

The Chinese Premier and Foreign Minister Mr Chou En-Lai at the Bandung Conference.

The DIscovery of Oil in Southern France:.

A Derrick in Parentis Oil Field x2.

The Construction of Parentis 9 Derrick in Progress.

The Storing Farm at Parentis Oilfield in Construction.

Separators in the Storing Farm at Parentis Oilfield.

Men at Work in Parentis Oilfield on a Night Operation

Full page showing the Museum of English Rural Life at Reading University:.

The Museum of English Rural Life - photograph of Whitenights House, plus six other photographs

Art and Pictures from the Royal Academy:

The First Ball Dress - From a Painting by L. Campbell RAylor RA.

Spring on the Promenade - from a Painting by Steven Spurrier RA.

Lord and Lady De L'Isle and Dudley with  their Children at Penshurst Place - From a painting by Norman Hepple ARA.

Lumber Room - From a painting by Frederick W. Elwell RA.

Nomads in an Abandoned Chateau - By Sir William Russell Flint RA.

Floodwater - by Richard Eurich RA.

The Estuary - By Tristram Hillier.

Autumn Landscape - By Algernon Newton RA.

Wormingford Winter - By John Nash RA.

A Shady Corner - By sir Alfred Munnings.

Le Mans - By Professor A. E. Richardson PRA.

Grosvenor, Bath - by Lord Methuen ARA.

Succulents - by L. Campbell Taylor RA.

The LEft Bank, Paris - by Charles Cundall.

Still Life With Fish - by Frederick W. Elwell.

Liberty Horses - by Dame Laura Knight.

E. Sanley G. Robinson - by Anthony Devas.

At the Couturiere - by Anthony Devas.

Henry Arnold Esq - by Ruskin Spear RA.

Penelope Wife of Michael Hughes-Hallett and Her Children - by John Wheatley.

Jack ARis and Family - by A. R. Thomson.

Joan Rhodes - by Dame Laura Knight.

Helen - by B. Fleetwood-Walker.

The Viscountess Cranborne - by Henry Lamb

Colour Supplement:

The Stupa of Swayambhunath in Nepal - full page colour photograph by Tom Weir.

Where the Byzantine Emperors Were Crowned: Under the huge Dome of St. Sophia, Istanbul - double pager in colour Specially painted for the Illustrated London News by Alan Sorrell

ON Its Nest in the Camargue: The Purple Heron - full page showing four colour photographs by Mr Werner Haller.

Collectors Page:

A Young Man - Attributed to Gabriel de Saint Aubin.

A Hindu Brought to the Ganges To Die by Johann Zoffany.

A Nude Woman with a Staff by Albrecht Durer

Double page entiled The Glories of Ancient Byzantium: Mosaics and Frescoes Newly Revealed and Restored in the Church of the Chora, Istanbul - eight photographs

Gardening Page: three photographs by D. F. Merrett, and R. A.Malby and Co..

Re-Living the Life of the Iron Age Denmark of 2000 Years Ago, A Vivid and Authentic Demonstration - six photographs.

Obtaining Fresh Water From the Sea - Full page Drawn by Our Special Artist G. H. Davis with Reive the Co-operation of Messrs G. And J. Weir of Glasgow:

The New Liner Southern Cross Which is Provided with the Latest Type of Distilling Plant.

Basic Principle of the Evaporator Type of Distilling Plant.

Combating the Menae of Scale Sleekburnc.

Fresh Water Tank of a Ship.

Boiling Sea Water in Evaporator.

Section of an Evaporator.

A Modern Type of Sea Water Distilling Plant in a Ship

Children In the Orkneys - five photographs showing The Festival of the Horse and Boys Ploughing Match:

Boys Taking Part in an Annual Match with Miniature Ploughs at Kirkhouse Sands, South Ronaldsay x2.

The Summing Up of the Judges of the Furrows Cut by the Children at Kirkhouse Sands.

In the Village Hall at St Margaret's Hope: The Children Entering the Competition as Horses and Dressed Accordingly.

In the Village Hall of St Margaret's Hope: Awaiting the Judges Verdict

Personalities of the Week Page:.

The Newspaper Dispute: Mr Laurence Cadbury and Lord Rothermere.

Dr. Igor Sikorsky Stepping into a Helicopter of His Own Design at London's Heliport.

The Amateur Rackets Singles Championship at Queen's Club: Mr J. R. Thompson and Mr D. S. Milford.

Sir Graham Hayman the New President of the Federation of British Industries.

Admiral Earl Mountbatten of Burma Assumes Office as the First Sea Lord.

The Earl of Iveagh c.keenlyside.

Bishop of London Dr J. W. C. Wand.

Mr Au Chheum the First Cambodian Ambassador in London.

Sir George E. Creasy - Admiral of the Fleet.

The First Women's Himalayan Mountaineering Team: Miss R. E. Stark - Dr. E. Camrass - Mrs H. M. Jackson.

The South African Cricketers Arriving for Their English Tour, Led by Mr J. Cheetham - on the steps of their plane at London Airport.

The U.S. Atomic Energy Chief Arriving in London: Lewis L. Strauss with Mrs Strauss.

The Theatre:

Two scenes from The Bad Seed at the Aldwych: Diana Wynyard - Carol Wolveridge - Bernard Bresslaw - Margalo Gillmore.

Scene from The Desperate Hours: George Margo - David Hannaford.

Armed Danish Police Sailing for the Faroe Islands to Restore Order at Klaksvig: Boarding the SS Parkeston at Esbjerg.

London Airport: A Relay of Runners of the Boys Brigade Arriving miel with a Message of Good Will to Be Flown to Jamaica.

The Duke of Bedford at The London Zoo Unveiling a Plaque in Honour of His Father.

Mr J. P. L. Thomas The First Lord of the Admiralty Taking the Salute at the Royal Marine Barracks, Eastney, Portsmouth at a St George's Day Parade.

Exhibition of Photographs on Mexican Architecture: Senor Francisco de Icaza the Mexican Ambassador with the President of the RIBA Mr C. H. Aslin.

Depositing Their Governments Ratification of Two of the Paris Agreements: Dr Conant of the US - Dr Adenauer the German Chancellor - Dr Hans Berger - and others

Threatened by Man's Invasion of their Territory: Some Native Animals of the Arctic Which may be Protected as the Result of International Concern for Their Future - a double page Drawn by Our Special Artist Neave Parker with the Co-operation of Dr Maurice Burton.

A Prairie Dog in a Scene from Walt Disney's The Vanishing Prairie.

Photographing a Herd of Bison at Clost Range for the Walt Disney Film.

A Prairie Dog and a Prowling Coyote in the Disney Film.

Play Dolls of The Past:.

Wooden Doll of c1780 from Lord Ypres Collection.

Wax Doll of the Queen Anne Period c1710 from Mrs Gordon Hand's Collection.

The Princess Royal (Victoria) Wax Doll 1840-41 in Mrs Smith's Collection.

A Doll by the French Firm Bru c1890 from Mrs Roberts Collection.

An Unusual Pair of Pedlar Dolls c1810 from Portsmouth in the Bethnal Green Museum.

A China Doll of c1893 Reading a Book in Mrs Allan Henderson Collection.

Wax Grannie Doll c1805 and a Boy Dol c1820 in Mrs Early's Collection - photograph by R. W> Cripps.

Nurse and Baby Dolls by the French Firm Jumeau c1870 - Mrs Wallis.

English Painted Wood Doll c1690 Sitting on a Chair c1680 - VandA Museum

Our Policemen are Wonderful ......Armstrong Whitworth Guided Missile - full page advert for the Hawker Siddeley Group; half page shows a policeman taking two school children across a crossing with the mother behind pushing a pram; inset photograph of the missile - small tear to border.

AEI Associated Electrical Industries Advert - full page.

David Brown and Agriculture Advert - full page - small tear to border.

Double page of adverts including: Renault 2 Litre Fregate Car - - Ceylon Travel Advert - - Walnut Brown Sherry - - Belling Cooker - - Bernese Oberland Travel AD. - - Rolls Royce Bentley - - Unicorn Leather Briefcase of Bury Lancs - - Danish Travel Ad. - small tear to border.

A Miners Lamp - full page advert showing the lamp for Dunlop advert - small tear to border.

Full page of adverts including: Granola Macfarlane Lang Biscuits - - Velocette LE Moped - - Whitbread Ale - - etc. small tear to border.

The Duchess Eats off Paper - Reed Paper Group advert on a full page comical sketch in colour (artwork unknown) - small tear to border.

Standard Cars - full page advert.

Silver Cloud Rolls Royce - full page colour advert showing a drawing of the car - inside front cover



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.

Collectors page by Frank Davis.

Unravelling Some Medieval Mysteries. The Imagery of British Churches; by M. D. Anderson FSA – An Appreciation by Sir John Squire.

A Window on the World. The Button Pushing Fallacey by Cyril Falls.

Gardening page by Clarence Elliott VMH.

Science Page by Maurice Burton.

Theatre Page by J. C. Trewin.

Cinema Page by Alan Dent.

Novels of the Week etc by K. John.

Books of the Day: Europe's Birth and Heritage - column by E. D. O'Brien. sleekburnc. 3004


Twenty four pages (50 sides) It measures 365 x 260 mm (14.25 x 10.25). It retains the outer advertising pages and cover. There is a little age yellowing. The centre page is loose. The staples are rusty leaving witness marks. 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. 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.

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.  The descriptive text in my listing, 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. 

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Product Code 4506 (Wt 300g)