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Weekly Newspaper

26 pages (52 sides)

The Illustrated London News

DATED 1956


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

Archbishop Makarios -full front page.

Suez Conference in London:

Dimitri shepilov Soviet Foreign Minister.

Krishna Menon Head of Indian Delegation.

U. S. Delegation: Mr Loy henderson.

Mr Selwyn Llowyd Leaving Lancaster house.

M. Pineau French Foreign Minister.

Members: Mr Dulles of U.S. - Mr Menzies of Australia - Mr Hagglof of Sweden - Mr Habtewold of Ethiopia - Mr Ardalan of Persia.

Senor Artajo of Spain Talking to the Press.

Signor G. Martino Leaving 10 Downing St After a Dinner.

Dr Paulo Cunha of Portugal, With His Wife Arriving at Downing St.

Peterborough Fire: Fireman Training Hoses on Furniture Store of Robert Sayle Ltd. in Cowgate.

Nr. Grasse, France: Forest Fire Burning.

Cardinal Griffin Lying in State in Westminster Cathedral.

Seoul, Korea: President Rhee Inaugurated for a Third Term.

Egypt: Major Gen. Amer Talking to Newly Recruited Suez Pilots.

Cow Palace, San Francisco and United States Republican Party Convention:

Opening of the Convention.

Rep. Martin - Mrs Eisenhower - Mr Nixon - Mrs Nixon - Major and Mrs John Eisenhower.

President Eisenhower Making On The Rostrum With Mr Nixon.

Mr Stassen with President Eisenhower.

President and Mrs Eisenhower.

Governor Herter.

Personalities Page:

Vice Adm Sir Archibald Day.

Air Vice Marshal R. G. Hart./

Charles Carter Yost of U.S. Embassy.

Brigadier D. A. Kendrew GOC Cyprus District.

Greet Hofmans the Faith Healer Not to See Queen Juliana Again.

Bernard Ashmole of the British Museum.

Denys E. Lankester Haynes British Museum.

Dr Alfred Kinsey American Biologist.

Rt. Rev. George L. Craven.

Lt. Gen. sir Maurice Chilton.

Mr Chowdhury of Pakistan.

Dr W. T.Havard Bishop of St David's.

Members of Oxford and Cambridge Far Eastern Expedition With Their Landrover Back in London: A. Barrington-brown - N. Newbery - H. Nott - A. Cowell - P. Murphy - T. Slessor.

Canadian Swimmer Marilyn Bell Preparing to Swim The Strait of Juan de Fuca nr Vancouver.

Denis Compton Returning to Pavilion After Scoreong 94.

Test Pilot Brian Smith Killed Mid-air Near Nailsworth, Glos.

John F. Ferguson Winner of the Boys golf Championship at Sunningdale.

Mr and Mrs Weinberger the Parents of the Kidnapped Baby Making a TV Plea.

Alleged Kidnapper of Weinberger Baby U.S. Taxi Driver Angelo Lamarca.

Major Eric William Sheppard Author.

Sir Eyre Coote 1726-83 - from a painting.

1756 View of Calcutta - from an old engraving.

Dr Jonas E. Salk Pioneer Against Poliomyelitis - Full page (fp) photograph by Karsh of Ottawa.

Brigadier General Sir James E. Edmonds.

Tunbridge Wells Water - full page:

The Pump Room.

Boy and Girl Filling their Glasses at the Well in the Centre of the Town.

The Original Chalybeate Spring - people sitting in a courtyard.

Tunbridge Wells Spring Water Being Served.

Visitors and Residents Listen to a Band Concert on the Pantiles.

350th Anniversary of The Chalybate Spring at Royal Tunbridge Wells: A View of Mount Pleasant - a wonderful double page "Drawn by Our Special Artist Dennis Flanders".

Tunbridge: Nevill Street and The Church of King Charles - from a drawing.

The Pantiles and The Chalybeate Spring in Background - half page (hp) drawing showing people sitting outside cafes etc.

Pantiles at Tunbridge Wells - nr fp from a drawing.

Types of British Military and Civil Aircraft - Centre fold colour supplement (loose page

English Electric Canberra.

Anti Submarine Fairey Gannet.

Hawker Hunter Fighter Jets.

BEA Naper Eland Convair 340

RAF V-Bomber Avro Vulcan - nose only.

Handley Page Victor Bomber.

Jet Provost Mk. 1 Training Aircraft.

Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer Passenger Plane

De Havilland 110 Fighter.

Bristol Britannia.

De Havilland Comet T2.

Vickers Armstong Viscount.

Saunders Roe Skeeter Helicopter for Army and RAF.

Anti Submarine Short Seamew.

Blackburn Beverley Troop Carrier.

The Westland Whirlwind Helicopter RAF Rescue.

Bristol Sycamore Type 171 Helicopter.

Armstrong Whitworth Meteor NF Mk 14 Fighter.

Auster AOP Mk 6 Reconnaissance Aircraft.

Handley Page Herald Medium Range Transport and Passenger.

Avro Shackleton Mk. 3.

Folland Gnat Light Jet Fighter.

National Radio Show Earls Court:

Remote Control Tuner for TV - woman operating box from armchair.

The ESME Electronic Speaking Machine on the GPO Stand.

Model of a Guided Missile on Ministry of Supply Stand.

Portable Radiogram Operated by a Young Lady.

Portable Television Set Weighing 35lb.

Electronic Dart Board Exhibit by GPO.

18thC and Queen Anne Cabinets at Christies and Sothebys - x3 photos

Art and Georges Braque Exhibition at Edinburgh:

Breton Girl.

Antwerp 1906.

L'Estaque 1906.

Female Figure 1910-11.

Still Life on Mantelpiece 1922.

Pink Tablecloth 1931.

The Studio.

Great Indian Rhinoceros: Animal Whose Value is Proving Its Death Warrant - Full page:

Katmandu Palace: Ornately Carved Rhono Horn Cup.

Kaziranga Reserve in Assam: Great Indian Rhino.

Plus four other phtoographs.

The Log Raft L'Egare II Arriving at Falmouth - Full page:

Two of the Three Canadian Frenchmen Wave as They are Towed Into Falmour harbour After Drifting Across the Atlantic for 88 Days.

The Three French Crew: Marc Modena - Henri Beadout - Gaston Vanackere.

The Crew in Their Distinctive Dress Aboard The Raft, Watched by Holiday Makers.

A Policeman Holding One of Two Kittens Pou and Griton Who Also Made the Voyage.

Exhibits at the Model Engineer Exhibition at New Hall Westminster - Twelve photos showing the models :

Hansom Cabe - Made by V. H. Washer.

Sverdlov Ship - by Robin Addey.

Yacht Revenue Cutter - by Mr. E. J. Rawlings and M. J. Bray of Southampton

Drifter Trawler Caroline - Donald S. Maclellan.

17thC Ship Royal Albert - Ronald Onyett of Gravesend

Fairground Roundabout - Herbert Slack.

Jules Vernes Capt Nemo Submarine - Mr J. N. Clancey.

Royal Barge Fairy Queen - Mr F. D. Skinner of Cardiff

Trevithck Locomotive - Mister C. H. Toogood.

Great Northern 4-2-2 Express Passenger Train and Tender - C. G. S. Buist of Alnmouth

Queen Elizabeth Liner - Mr William E. Pryor. Sleekburnc.

Smallest Model, A Trawler - J. M. Salter of Kilburn.

The Caracal Lynx x2

Guests of the Greek Royal Family at Corfu:

Countess of Paris and Some of Her Children. Info. Princess Isabelle.

Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard Greeted by King Paul and Queen Frederika.

Queen Frederika of the Hellenes Embraces Queen Juliana.

Prince Simeon of Bulgaria - Unidentified Lady - Princess Marie Louise of Bulgaria - Crown Prince of Greece.

Niece of the Duke of Edinburgh, His Three Sisters and Husbands at Corfu.

Television and Telephone Combined from Bell Laboratories in New York x2

Using TV to Help Control Traffic: Camera Used in Recent Experimen in Durham by Police.

The TV Screen in the Durham Traffic Control Experiment.

New Radar Equipment on Aircraft: 30ft Dome.

Novel Flying "Mattress" Machine with Inflated Rubber Delta Shaped Wings - portable plane.

Three Legged Boat Experimental Craft at Hamburg - x2 photos.

Refuelling a US Army Helicopter Between San Diego and Washington DC: Piasecki H21 Being Refuelled in Mid Air.

The Reconstructed Stoa of Attalos in Athens.

Device Developed by a Dutch Horse Triner Willem H. Geersen To Exercise Horses x2

Theatre and Scene from Sally Bensons Young and Beautiful: Lois Smith - Brian Bedford - Barbara Lott - Jack Allen - Dudy Nimmo - Richard Raphael.

Bethlehem Steel Corporation Yard at Brooklyn USA: Repairing the Liner Stockholm.

Mr Mintoff Prime Minister of Malta with His Daughters Joan And Anne.

Stornoway: Princess Anne and Prince Charles Leaving the Royal Yacht.

People Waiting Outside the Royal Opera House Covent Garden to Buy Tickets Two Days Before Opening.

Camping Near the Royal Opera House: Sitting in Their Tent To Buy Tickets fo the Soviet Ballet.

Inscription of the Tomb of Romulus in the Roman Forum.

A Human Skull Brought to Light by Flooding at Melsungen in Hesse: Thought to be Neanderthal Woman.

Daimler 104 Car.


Why Aeroplanes Changed Their Shape: Swept Wing Compared with Shapes Wing - Delta Plane Form - Wind Tunnel with Model of Avro Vulcan - Vulcan Under Fatigue Tests. A full page advert for Hawker Siddely Group showing diagrams, graph and small photographs.

Jaguar Car - fp.

Black And White Whisky - hp

Travel: South Africa Tourist Corp. - hp.

The Three Castles Cigarettes - fp.

Stirling Moss Answers Questions - BP hp.

Ross Binoculars.

Dry Monopole Champagne.

JAcquarded Penguin Bath Mats from Horrockses.

Esso Extra - hp

Firth Vickers - fp colour inside back cover showing policeman and car.

Alexander The Great Bust: Reed Paper Group - fp col. Outer back cover.

De Havilland Heron Executive Aircraft - Interior and small ext. fp col.

Westland Helicopters of Yeovil Somerset - hp.

Royal Air Force Career - recruitment ad for officers. Hp.

Fly Quantas Super G Constellations.

Marconi Wireless Co.

BP Modern Fueller for Aviation Service.

Martin Baker Ejection Seat Mark 4 - hp showing the seat x2.

Henry Wiggin Nimonic Hig Temp. Alloys for British Aircraft. Hp.

Scottish Aviation of Prestwick Airport Twin Pioneer.

Decca Navigator for Air Traffic Control - hp.

SleekburnC. 0109



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:

Archbishop Makarios Unmasked with "Irrefutable Proof" ..... caption article front page approx 150 wds.

Neglected Hero of British India: Coote BAhadur. A Life of Lt General Sir Eyre Coote by E. W. Shepard - An Appreciation by Sir John Squire.

Dr Jonas E. Salk and Polio - caption article approx. 200 words.

Our Foremost Military Historian Brig. Gen. Sir James Edmonds - by Cyril Falls

350th Anniv. Of Tunbridge Wells Famous Water.

Gardening by Clarence Elliott - Jasminum Polyanthum.

Collectors Page by Frank Davis. c.Keenlyside

Indian Rhinoceros - caption article approx. 140 wds.

Transatlantic Raft L'Egare II - caption article approx 180 wds.

Science: The Caracal By Maurice Burton.

Theatre by J. C. Trewin

Motoring by Lt Colonel A. G. Douglas Clease.

This is an original but USED vintage 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 of the Illustrated London News appearing on 14 May 1842. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

It measures 365 x 260 mm (14.25 x 10.25). There is a little age yellowing. The centre pages are loose. Some page have handling marks, blemishes due to their. The staples are rusty leaving witness marks. The images vary in size. There are no outer advertising pages/cover unless otherwise stated. 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 process of the page numbering in the ILN run on from previous issues and therefore do not start at number 1.

Quotation or speech marks in the text signifies 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 unless otherwise requested. The © Copyright symbol is not on your ordered product.

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