1956 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Newspaper BOLSHOI BALLET Labour Party Conference (3216)

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The Illustrated London News

DATED 1956

An Original Weekly Newspaper: 28 pages (56 sides)


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

Mme Galina Ulanova The Bolshoi Ballet Dancer - full page (fp) frontispiece.

Aneurin Bevan Congratulated by His Wife (Miss Jennie Lee) After Being Elected Labour Party Treasurer.

The Labour Party Conference at Blackpool - fp showing x8photos. (also with caption article approx 180wds):

Mr Alfred Robens MP.

Mr K. Zilliacus MP Who Spoke on Suez.

Lady Megan Lloyd-George Making Her First Speech as Labour Party Delegate.

Mr James Callaghan MP o the Suez Crisis.

Mr Hugh Gaitskell and Mr Morgan Phillips; Both in Thoughtful Mood.

Mr Frank Cousins New Gen. Secretary of the TGWU Who Has Appealed for a Return to Old Fashioned Socialism.

Dr Edith Summerskill MP, with Mr Harold Wilson MP Who Introduced a Motion on Equality.

Mr A. Greenwood, Mrs Barbara Castle and Her Husband.

Old Paintings Showing Army Tactics in the Napoleonic Age: The Early Stages of the reive Russian Campaign of 1812 by Albrecht Adam - fp showing x7pics.

Double page (dp) titled Army Tactics in the Atomic Age: Weapons and Manoeuvres Which Might Be Used in the Defence of W. Europe; and a Modern Armys Structure showing x12 drawings by G. H. Davis.

The hon. Elizabeth Keyes Author of Geoffrey Keyes VC.

Admiral of the Fleet Sir Roger Keyes with Geoffrey Keyes in Full Dress Uniform in 1937.

The Front Door of Rommels HQ.

Personalities in the News - fp showing x7photos:

French Assembly During the Ballot When Mr M. Le Troquer was Elected.

General Franco Addressing a Gathering on the 20th Anniversary of Him Being Head of State in Spain.

Northern Ireland: The Mary Princess Royal with Duchess of Abercorn and Viscountess Brookeborough at Ballykinler Barracks.

Peter May Holding a Good Luck Cake Before the MCC Team Left for South Africa.

Budapest: Mrs Rajk and Mrs Szalai Standing at the Graveside During the State Reburial of Their Husbands in the Cemetery; They Were Executed in 1949.

Yalta: President Tito of Yugoslavia and Mr Khrushchev and Others.

At the Poznan Riot Trials: a Witness Giving Evidence During the ?Hearing of the Case Against Foltynowicz, Surek and Sroka.

A Sketch Map of Part of Tyrone Ireland showing Ballygawley, Aughnacloy Augher, Carnteel etc.

Street in Augher, Co. Tyrone.

Street in Ballygawley Co. Tyrone - Photos by J. Allan Cash

Personalities and Events of the Week - fp showing x10photos:

Marshal Badoglio of Italy Celebrating his 85th Birthday.

Lord Hives the Rolls Royce Chairman - info. Ernest Walter Hives.

Colonel Luis Somoza To Succed As President of Nicaragua.

Admiral Doenitz the War Crimes Prisoner Released from Spandau.

Mr Basil Nield QC. c,keenlyside

General Jean-Etienne Valluy CinC Allied Forces Central Europe.

The Newly Born Baby Daughter of Ex King Leopold of the Belgians in Her Nurses Arm; Princess Maria-Esmeralda - King Baudouin - King Leopold - Prince Albert - Princesse Marie-Christian - Prince Alexander.

Celebrating His 21st Birthday: The Duke of Kent with His Mother and Sister Princess Alexandra.

In Lausanne for The Birth of Her First Child: Sixteen Year Old Princess Ira of Hohenlohe-Langenburg with Her Husband Prince Alfonso.

Married at Fraserburgh, Scotland: Captain Alexander Ramsay and The hon Flora Fraser.

Zanzibar: Princess Margaret and Her Visit to the Isle of Cloves - dp showing x11.

Using Polythene in Shrub Propagation and a Branch of Magnolia Prepared for Air Layering x2pics by R. P. Scase.

The Bolshoi Ballet in London: Members of the Audience and The Company - fp showing x7photos:

Dame Margot Fonteyn Talking to Miss Pamela May.

Miss Vivien Leigh Talking to Indian Dancer Ram Gopal After the Bolshoi Companys First Performance

Miss Beryl Grey the Sadlers Wells Ballerina.

Entire Bolshoi Ballet Company, Led by Madame Ulanova, Clapping the first Night Audience; miel also Professor L. Lavrovsky; Mister Yuri Faier and Yuri Zhdanov - photo by Roger Wood.

British Prima Ballerina Alicia Markova. c.keenlyside

The Ballerina And Actress Moira Shearer with her husband Mister Ludovic Kennedy.

Dame Margot Fonteyn with Her Husband Dr Roberto Arias the Panamanian Ambassador to Britain.

The Bolshoi Ballet at the Royal Opera House: Juliet Thought to Bed Dead - dp.

The Bolshoi Ballet and Scenes from Romeo and Juliet - fp showing x6pics: Galina Ulanova - Yuri Zhdanov - Konstantine Rikhter - Sergei Koren - Alexander Radunsky - Elena Iliushenko - Alexander Lapauri and others.

British Museum Acquisitions:

Samuel Malkin Dish.

Rare English Alabaster Image of Virgin and Child.

Unique Piece of Doccia Biscuit Porcelain.

A Recent Discovery near Poreta Nocera During Current Pompeii Excavations: The Form of a Fallen an Pwetrified in the Lava of the Vesuvius Eruption of 79AD.

Maralinga South Australia: Britains First Ground Burst Atomic Bomb.

Miss World Contest: Beauty Queens from Sweden, Finland, Ireland, S. Africa, USA, Iceland, Belgium, Germany, Japan, Switzerland, Tunisia, France, Egypt, Holland.

The First Hindu Wedding Ceremony to Be Carried out in India House, Aldwych: Principal Private Secretary Raja Surendra Sinh of Alirajpur, and Miss Mennakshi Kumari Ahuja daughter of Mrs Pandit's Doctor.

HMS Proctector Being Waved Off By Relatives at Portsmouth.

Isle of Sheppey Cut Off Owing to the Jamming of the Bridge: Sappers Working on Pontoons.

Suez Crisis and the Security Council Meeting in New York:

Dr MAhmoud Fawzi the Egyptian Foreign Minister Arriving in New York for the Security Council Debate on Suez.

Mr Selwyn Lloyd Shaking Hands with the US Secretary of State Mr Dulles

Mr Selwyn Lloyd Greeting Mr Shepilov.

Mr John Foster Dulles and Mr Shepilov Rusian Foreign Minister Taking Their Places.

M. Christian Pineau French Foreign Minister .

Restoration of Churches of St Mary's Sandwich, and Lichfield Cathedral:

13thC Locker in the North Wall at St Marys Sandwich.

14th C Window in a Norman Wall at St Marys.

West Wall inside St Marys.

Derelict Nave of St Marys.

Interior South Wall of ST Marys.

Aerial View of Lichfield.

The Horned Toad - photo by Gunter Senfft.

Captured in the Recent Israeli Raid in the Husan Area in Jordan: Row of Jordanian Lorries

Guns and Small Arms Captured by the Israelis During their Attack.

A New Atni Tank Weapon Developed by the United States Army: The Rocket Propelled Dart.

A New 175mm Gun Used by the US Army at the Aberdeen Testing Grounds in Maryland.

A New American Army Device for Protective Trenches at Short Notice: Loading Explosive Missile into Foxhole Digger.

The Foxhole Made by the Diggers Small Rocket Propelled Missile.

Scene of a Serious Terrorist Outrage in Algiers: the Ruined Mil Bar Where the Times Bombs Wounded Over Sixty People.

Yvette Guilbert - Lithograph by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec 1894.

Jane Avril in the Entrance of the Moulin Rouge - by Toulouse-Lautrec 1892.

The Brabizon Exhibition in London - fp showing x6pics.

Peterborough Cathedral: Dr R. W. Stopford at His Recent Enthronement - fp.

The Archaeological Excavations at Jericho (Palestine) dp plus x16pics. With article by Kathleen M. Kenyon Dir. Of British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem.

Theatre: Miss Pamela Brown in The Chalk Garden.

Scene from Sorcerer's Apprentice play: Sylvia Herklots and Brian Worth.

Romeo and Juliet Performed in Peking China Performed by Chinese Graduate Actors incl Tien hua - x7pics.

Locally Known as the Casse Noisette: The Trinidad Manakin - from a drawing by Neave Parker.


Dry Fly Sherry - fp colour.

Daimler 3½ Litre One-O-Four Saloon - fp col. Advert.

La Vicomtesse Pram by Wilsons of Guiseley - wonderful fp.

Fp showing Barrie Knitwear - Nutrex Bread - Harris Tweed - Dr Barnardos Homes.

Esso Extra - hp Sleekburnc.

Airport Scene from an Illustration Drawn by Ronald Lampitt - fp colour for Walpamur Paints.

BOAC - Fly to the Sun this Winter - fp colour

Black and White Scotch Whisky - fp colour.

Research at Hawker Siddeley Group: Digital Computer Working Out Lenghy Mathematical Problems - High Altitude Test Chamber - Aircraft Tested to Destruction on assive Test Rigs - Super Sonic Wind Tunnel (diagram) - fp.

Johnson and Phillips Cables - hp.

Stirling Moss - endorsing BP Super Plus product - hp with inset of him in his Maserati racing car at Silverstone.

When Whippoorwills Call, Watch Out - fp for Thames Board Mills Ltd. With hp illustration; artwork unknown.

Ballantines Scotch Whisky - hp.

Zenith Watches - hp.

Donald Campbell with an inset of Bluebird - fp advert showing him pouring himself a Martini.

Spink and Son of King st., St James's Londo SWI.

Dowsett Heavy Industrial Dow-Mac Products - fp col.

Sir Geoffrey Corey-Wright and His Collection of Glass Paper Weights - fp colour for Passing Clouds Cigarettes.


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.

A Hero of World War II - Geoffrey Keyes VC by Elizabeth Keyes - An Appreciation by Sir John Squire.

Window on the World - by Cyril Falls

Gardening by Clarence Elliott VMH.

Science page: Horned Toads by Maurice Burton.

Collectors Page: Toulouse Lautrec - A Review by Frank Davis

Theatre by J. C. Trewin.

Mechanicla Sounds in Bird Lif Part I by Collingwood Ingram.

Book Reviews - by K. John and E. D. O'Brien. SleekburnC. 1310


This is an original but USED antique 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 magazine founded by Herbert Ingram with the first edition appearing on 14 May 1842.

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my reference only. It measures 365x260 mm (14.5 x 10.25). It retains the outer advertising cover which is loose.The staples are rusty leaving witness marks. There is age yellowing to the pages. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. Some of the pages may be loose, and have minor handling marks 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. Packaged Wt. 380g Royal Mail small parcels.

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Product Code 3216 (Wt. 380g)
Weight 0.3kg