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The Illustrated London News

Original Vintage Newspaper

DATED 1956


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

Queen Elizabeth with King Faisal of Iraq in The State Landau Carriage Travelling Along the Mall to Buckingham Palace - frontispiece full page (fp) photograph.

A New Zealand Holder of the Queen Scarf: Section of a Photo Taken at Germiston, Transvaal in 1902, of "Colonel Porter 7th NZMR" showing "Captain (Henry) Coutts NZ Queens Scarf".

A Fifth Queen's Scarf: That Awarded to Colour Sergeant Henry George Clay of 2nd Bn. The East Surrey Regt, and Held in the Regimental Museum Kingston Upon Thames.  - info. Queen Victoria's Scarf was a crocheted scarf made by The Queen in her 82nd year and was one of the worlds rarerest awards for valour.

The State Visit of King Faisal of Iraq with Scens During the Opening Day - fp showing x5photos:

King Faisal, Followed by Duke of Gloucester, Disembarking from HMS Defender at Dover.

Queen Elizabeth Greets King Faisal at Victoria Station: King Faisal Saluting The Queen Mother and Other Royal Ladies.

Carriage Procession: The Queen, King Faisal and Duke of Edinburgh After Leaving Victoria Station for The Palace.

The Queen and King Faisal Drive Through Parliament Square on Their Way to Buckingham Palace.

King Faisal Laying a Wreath on the Grave of the Unknown Warrier.

A Hungarian Aircraft Seized in Mid Air - hp showing x3photos:

Six of a Group of Seven Hungarians Who Seized the Communist Plane and Landed in W. German to Seek Political Asylum.

The Interior of The Battered Aircraft.

Seated on the Airfield at Ingolstadt: Some of the Passengers Who Elected to Return to Hungary, In The Foreground Two Refugees.

Cricket Third Test: Captai Peter May, Driving Benaud During His Innings.

Washbrook LBW to Benaud - with others.

Lancashire Batsman Washbrook Receives a Great Welcome From the Crowd a

After Scoring 90 Not Out.

The Scene of the Earthquake on the Island of Santorini in the Aegean (Before) - fp showing x6photos:

The Harbour of the Island Seen from the Cliffs Above.

The Harbour from the Shore.

One of the Moorish Style Bell Towers.

View Across Thera of the Burnt Islands Which Contains the Present Crater of the volcano.

City of Thera Perched on Cliff Tops.

Roof of One of The Hotels in Thera

Santorina After the Earthquake - dp showing x10photos:

Ruined House on the Island of Santorini.

One of the Many Homes Destroyed in the Village of Pygos.

One of the Streets in Thera Completely Blocked by Rubble: The Heavily Damaged Theoxenia Hotel.

King Paul of The Hellenes with Queen Frederika Visiting the Scene and Inspecting a Ruined House.

One of the Churches Destroyed onSantorini.

Ruined Houses.

Some of the Homeless People of Santorini.

The Ruined Dome of the Cathedral Church of thera.

A Citizen of Thera Surveying the Ruins of His Home.

A Young Villager Carries His Injured Little Brother Over the Devris of His Home.

Reflection of the Great Oil Boom in Kuwait: One of the Widened Streets in the Old Town With Modern Shops and Amenities.

Lt. Colonel H. R. P. Dickson - Author of Kuwait and Her Neighbours.

Chandigarh: The Entrance to the High Court, Designed by LE Corbusier, in the New Capital City of the East Punjab - fp photo.

Architecture in the Indian City of Chandigarah the New Capital of East Punjab - dp showing x12photos:

Tapestry of Abstract Design on the Walls in the High Court Building.

One of the Larger Houses: Jalli (Trellis in Brick or Concrete) and Stonework.

The Squash Court at the engineering College.

Fascinating Play of loght Light and Shadow in the Jalli Facade on the Interior of a Building - child looking through the gaps.

One of the Chandigarh Housing Units.

A Decorative Length of Wall Where the Architects Have Avoided Monotony - swirled part of a wall.

Curved Street To Discourage Fast Driving and Numerous Newly Planted Trees to Provide Shade.

Jalli Work o a Hospital Verandah Reducing the Sun's Intensity But Allowing Free Ventilation.

A Window with Horizontal Sun Breakers - people sitting on a patio; two children in the foregournd.

The Jalli Facade of a Semi Detached House - Little girl in the foreground.

Rear View of Some Double Storey Flats for lower Category Government Workers.

Facade of Jalli Installed in One of the Chandigarh Schools.

The Vital Problem of Cyprus: Map Clearly Showing the Position of the Island in Relation to Greece and turkey.

The New University of Khartoum - fp showing x6photos:

The Kitchener School of Medicine.

Gordon Memorial College.

Sutdent Hostel.

Corridor in one of the Student hostels Designed by W. G. Newton and R. E. Enthoven.

The Newbold Library.

Students of the University in Class.

Sea Salvage and Methods of Exploring the Deep - double page (dp) showing x13 drawings by Our Special Artist G. H. Davis Assisted by Sir Robert Davis and his book Deep Diving:

Pioneer Hunters of the Treasures, The Phipps Brothers Who, in the 17thC , Succeeded in Locating a Spanish Treasure Ship in the Bahamas and Salvaged Treasure.

The British Ship Lutine Whose Bell Now Hangs in Lloyds.

Captian Dickinsonm Salved Bullion and Specie From the Wreck of The Thetis off Cape Frio, Brazil - drawing showing them using an improvsed diving bell lowered of a high cliff.

Wreck of the Alphonso XII off Point Gando, Grand Canary in 1885.

Mail Steamer Niagara Sunk by an Enemy Mine in 1940 off New Zealand - x2sketches.

Sunken Spanish Galleon in Tobermory Bay, Scotland: Divers Attempting to Salvage the Supposed Treasure - Soundings By Pneumatic Lance Showing Outline of Sunken Ship - Divers in Self Contained Suit, and in P Party Suit, Using The Lance - x3sketches.

The SS Laurentic 1917-24: Operation showing Divers, Pipes, Ropes and Wires etc.

Hazards of Submarine Treasure hutning: Diver upside Down Salvaging a Gold Bar.

The Salvage of Gold From the SS Egypt Showing Underwater Operations with Scissors Grab, Observation Chamber etc; An Observation Chamber That Had to Be Used Owing to the Great Depth and Water Pressure - x2sketches.

Gardening: Chicory x2photos.

Colour Supplement featuring maps or charts titled Contemporary Diagrams of the Defeat of the Armada, From a Very Rare Set of Charts Published in 1590. Plus fulL page colour of Queen Elizabeth II in her Garter Robes; and another of Elizabeth I. The supplement are on the two centre pages; these are detached. ckeenlyside

Collectors Page: Rembrandts Etchings x3pics.

Wyndham Lewis and Vorticism, The Exhibition at the Tate Gallery - fp showing x9pics: Edith Sitwell - Surrender of Barcelona 1936 - T. S Eliot 1938 - Froanna (artists wife) - Father Murphy - Ezra Pound - Mrs Schiff.

The Teheran Museum and Achaemenian Gold and Silver - fp showing x8photos: The Hormizd Wine Bowl - Gold Rhyton of Winged Lion - Wine Bowl of the Sassanian Period - Ceremonial Dagger Probably from Hamadan reive - Babylonian, Old Persian, Elamite Inscribed Wine Bowl - Achaemenian Armlet Reputed Xerxes, hamadan.

The Electric Stargazer fish - dp showing x4photos including one fp; with mention of Alice Jane O'Brien.

The Restored Mediaeval Panel Paintings of the St Michael at Plea Church, Norwich Exhibited at the Victoria and Albert Museum - dp showing x11pics.

Science Page and Bird Anting - x2photos of the Jay by Neave Parker.

Personalities and Events of the Week page - x12photos of persons listed below:

Sgt K. G. McConnell of the Glider Pilot Regiment, the Survivor of Malayan Jungle Ordeal.

Mr H. G. Nelson Managing Dir. English Electric - info. Henry George Nelson.

Vice Admiral G. Barnard President of Royal Naval College Greenwich - info. Geoffrey Barnard.

Giovanni Papini the Italian Author.

Mr Bulmer-Thomas Disagrees on Church Preservation Policy - info. Ivor Bulmer-Thomas.

Duchess of Wellington the Distinguished Poet Dies - info. Dorothy Violet Wellesley nee Ashton.

Dame Enid Russell-Smith Deputy Secretary at miel Ministry of health.

Mr Maurice Dorman New Governor of Sierra Leone.

Mr Zorin Soviet Ambassador to Bonn Recalled - info. Valerian Alexandrovich Zorin.

Dr Donald B. Harden New Dir. Of The London Museum.

Lord Radcliffe to Advise on New Cyprus Constitution - info. Cyril John Radcliffe.

Mr Eveleigh Nash the Publisher Dies.

Tall and Small Ships; Winners in the International Sailing Race - dp showing x6photos: Swedish Schooner Falken - Norwegian Full Rigge DShip Christian Radich - Turkish Yawl Ruyam - Argentine Cutter Juana - Italian Navy's Bermudian Yawl Artica II - British Winner Ketch Moyana (fp).   

Theatre: Scene from The Sicilian Vespers by The Welsh National Opera Company at Sadlers Wells.

Theatre: Scene from The Trip to Bountiful with Peter Mannering - Margaret Vines - Jane Jordan Rogers - Don Gilliland.

Full page titled Royal Occasions - showing 7photos:

Queen, with Duke of Edinburgh, at the AAA Championships at White City Meeting D. A. G. Pirie the Runner.

Queen and Duke with Michael Ellis the Young Athlete.

Roger Banister Meeting the Queen and Duke.

A Gift for Princess Anne: A Dolls House of contemporary Design with Roof Garden From the Finsbury Furniture Facty of Harris Lebus - x2pics.

The Queen, Countess Mountbatten, Duke of Cornwall and Princess Anne with Corgis, Dressed for the Rain at Smiths (Polo) Lawn Windsor.

Dr Adenauer Greets Mr Nehru at Wahn Airport, West Germany.

J. M. Fangio Winning the British GTrand Prix in His Ferrari.

Fangio the Argentinian, After His Victory at Silverstone.

Demolished by Bulldozer by Order of the Hampshire County Council: The Remains of a Partly Built House, Built Without Permission, near Ringwood Belonging to Mrs Elizabeth Mitchell. c.keenlyside.

Miss Marilyn Monroe and Her Husband Arthur Miller, with Sir Laurence and Lady Olivier, Meeting the Press Behind the Sandwich Bar at London Airport.

Tenth Musical Eisteddfod at Llangollen: French Dancers From the Ecole Ventadour of Tulle Performing.

Traditional Swiss Alpine horn at Llangollen Watched by Colleagues and Czechoslovakian Ladies.


Sea Anemones: Beadlet, Strawberry Anemone, OPelet, Devonshire Cup Coral, Plumose, etc. A Shell Nature Studies Key to the Countryside - fp colour.

Rolls Royce Turbo Jet Engine for Military Aircraft - fp.

A double page with various: Vat 69 Whisky - Burdon Sherry - Whitbread Pale Ale - Balkan Sobranie Tobaccos - Dubonnet - Ferodo Brake Linings - Good Year Tyres.

Sunbeam Rapier Car - fp with price.

Stephanoderes hampei or The Coffee Berry Borer - fp advert for Shell; Endrin, Aldrin and Dieldrin Instcticides.

A fp showing: Spink and Son Antiques - Riley Pathfinder Car (with price).

A dp with various: Mk II Petite AC Three Wheeler Car - Sandeman Whisky - South Africa Railways Travel - Players Pipe Tobacco - Jack Barclay Rolls Royce and Bentley - Dry Fly Sherry - Horne Shoes - Leathersmith Wallets.

A fp various: Ross Binoculars - BArling Tobacco Pipe - etc.

A Policeman and a Motorist The fittings count such a lot... - fp colour advert for Firth Vickers Stainless Steel.

Costa Brava Tossa, Spain - fp in colour for Ilford Colour .

This second part of the description features a list of articles, features etc with no images, photographs unless mentioned above:

Our Note Book by arthur Bryant.

The Story of Kuwait: Reminiscences and History. Kuwait and Her Neighbours by H. R. P. Dickson. An Appreciation by Sir John Squire.

Santorini Earthquake - to accompany images.

Modern architecture at Chandigarh, India - to accompany photos as above.

Window on the World: Is There to be Deadlock Over Cyprus? By Cyril Falls.

In an English Garden by Clarence Elliott.

Collectors Page: Rembrandt as Etcher by Frank Davis.

Science Page: Return to Bird-Anting by MAurice Burton.

Theatre by J. C. Trewin.

Novels, and Books of the Day - by K. John and E. D. O'Brien. sleekburnc. 2107



This is an original but USED antique newspaper not a scan and not a later re-print. The Illustrated London News was a magazine founded by Herbert Ingram with the first edition appearing on 14 May 1842.

Twenty four pages (48 sides). It measures 400 x 290 mm (15.75 x 11.25). It retains the outer advertising pages. There is age yellowing to the pages. There are no colour images 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 images vary in size. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested. 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. There are no colour images unless otherwise stated. The process of the page numbering in The ILN carry on from the previous issue 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. This item will be packaged in a tube. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my reference only.


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Product Code 1116
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