Product code: 0823 (wT. 300G)
Donald Campbell PRESIDENT KENNEDY Harold Wilson ALEC DOUGLAS-HOME Tanganyika TORBAY Nuclear Power Stations




Original Newspaper

DATE 1963


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

At Temple Bar London – Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh Stop in Their Car, While The Lord Mayor Sir Ralph Perring Performs the Traditional Welcoming Ceremony - full front page photograph.

The Land Speed Record in Australia – Mr Donald Campbell Uses an Auger to Measure The Thickness of the Salt Crust on Lake Eyre .....

Principal Conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra - Pierre Monteux Cuts a Cake to Celebrate His 88th Birthday.

Amsterdam and the 75th Anniversary of the Building of the Concertgebouw Concert Hall – The Violinist,Yehudi Menuhin and His Pianist Sister, Hephzibah, Meet Princess Irene of the Netherlands – With Dr J. W .de Jong Schouwenberg.

The Duke of Gloucester at the Fairbridge Society Annual Meeting in London with reive Field Marshal Lord Slim Speaking - and others.

Thomson House, London – Mr H. G. Lazell, Chairman of the Beehcam Group, Presents Mr Roy Thomson of Thomson Organistation Ltd with a Clock. c.keenlyside

Rusape in Southern Rhodesia – Outside The Courtroom Where Mr Joshua Nkomo of the Banned Zimbabwe African Peoples Union Was Sentenced to Six Months Imprisonment - scuffles outside the courtroom.

Rear Admiral Teodoro Hartung the Argentine Ambassador to London, Resigns.

Quinim Pholsena the Foreign Minister of Laos Who Was Assassinated by a Corporal of the Guard at His home i Vientiane.

The Hundredth Session of the EEC Council of Ministers in Brussels – Signor Colombo of Italy – M. Couve de Mruville French Foreign Reive Minister – Dr Schroeder West German Foreign Minister – Professor Erhard W. German Economics Minister – M. Fayat of Belgium – Dr Mansholt - two photographs.

HMS Submarine Grampus Having Surfaced Through An Ice Hole Under The Polar Ice Cap - men standing on the deck.

A New Lifeboat RNLB The Earl and Countess Howe During Trials of William Osborne's yard at Littlehampton Before Service at Yarmouth.

Advances on The Motorways – Aerial Photograph of the Slough By-Pass to Be Opened by the Minister of Transport Mr Marples.

Advance on The Motorways – A Mopdel Which Shows the Proposed new Double Decker Viaduct Over the Don Valley, With the MI on the Upper Deck and a Normal Road Below.

Lady Churchill Celebrates Her 78th Birthday - Sir Winston Churchill and Lady Churchill in their car on the way to a family luncheon party at the home of their daughter Mary Soames.

Princess Alexandra at the Shaftesbury Theatre with Her Fiance Mr Angus Ogilvy.

Salisbury Airport in S. Rhodesia - Brigadier J. Anderson Chief of Staff of Army of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Meeting With Major General Francis Pachier Director of the American War College in Washington.

Governor General of Rhodesia Lord Dalhousie – Aircraftman Kawilila an dhis Wife – Air Vice Marshal A. M. Bentley – In the Grounds of Government House After an Investiture for AC KAwilia Withthe British EMpiree Medal After A Rescue from an Aircraft.

Budget Week:

Mr Reginald Maudling Leaving Admiralty House on Budget Day.

Mr Crossman Outlining Social Security Schemes – Mr George Brown (next to him).

.London - Mr Richard Wood Minister for Power and Herr Hans Lens the W. German Minister for Scientific Research.

The White House in Washington - President Kennedy and Mr Harold Wilson.

Mr Sidney Green of The NUR After Talks - and others.

Sir Edward Boyle at An Islington School Being Presented with Artwork by P. O'Connor and G. Achiellos - and others.

Lord Home During a Visit to Japan – The Foreign Secretary at Byodin Temple near Kyoto Striking a Bell - with smaller picture of him feeding a deer at the Tobinho Deer Park – Full page.

Sir Roy Welensky - info. Northern Rhodesian politician.

St Marks Church Coventry – Hans Feibusch Works o nHis Large Mural.

Lady Janet Beamish Names a Locomotive for the Bluebell Line at Sheffield Park, Sussex.

Cleaning Coaches of the Smallest Railway in the World Which Runs from Romney to Hythe in Kent.

A View From New Zealand House in London – With Houses of Parliament and Big Ben inthe Distance and Horse Guards Parade, Downing St. and Foreign Office in the Centre.

The New Zealand House Seen From Trafalgar Square to be Opened by The Queen.


Bishop Trevor Huddleston.

Members of the National Assembly and Officials participating im Communal Development Projects in Tanganyika - two photographs.

Workers Sorting the Sisal Crop in a Factory.

Water Pipes Being Laid Between Ruvu River and Dar-es-Salaam.

A Nursing Class at Dar es Salaam.

A Dental Class in Progress.

The Pyrethrum Factory at ARusha.

An African Doctor Assisted b an African Nurse Examining School Children at Tanga.

HM The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Presents Colours Miel in Kuala Lumpur.

University of Malaya at Kuala Lumpur - TheYang di-Pertuan Agong Receives the Hon. Degree of a Doctor of Letters from the Federal PM Tunku Abdul Rahman.

Mr Sam Ntiro Tanganyika's New High Commissioner in London.

The Anniversary of Cecil Rhodes Death in South Africa – A Soldier Soundigs the Last Post.

Steps of the Presidential Palace at Nicosia in Cyprus – Archbishop Makarios President of the Republic – Dame Edith Pitt MP for Edgbaston and Other MP's.

Delhi - The Ashes of Dr Rajendra Prasad Former President of India, Immersed int he River Jumna – Dr Prasad's Son Holds the Urn – Dr S Radhakrishnan – Mister Nehru the PM and Other Mourners.

Yachting at Torquay – The Royal Torbay Yacht Club Centenary:

Dinghies Before Going Afloat - along the seafront.

Officers of the Royal Torbay yacht Club – And Members in the 1920's - two group photographs.

1934 - Velsheda in Torbay.

1956 – The Start of the Tall Ships Race - three sailing ships.

1948 – The International 6 Metres Class in the Olympic Regatta.

The Royal Torbay yacht Club – Exterior.

The Smoking Room of the RTYC at Torquay.

The Bar of the RTYC.

Astra Between Cambria and Westward - racing yachts.

Group of the Star Class in 1948 Olympics.

View of The Sea Front at Torquay.

The Pier and Sea Front at Paignton - aerial view.

The Bicton Woodland Railway Traing at Bicton Gardens, Budleigh Salterton.

The Palm House at Bicton in Devon.

At Bicton - The Italian Gardens Designed by Andre le Notre – From the Temple.

Entertainment Page – Premier of the Film by Luchino Visconti "The Leopard" from the novel by Giuseppe di Lampedusa - Six scenes from the film: Burt Lancaster - Rina Morelli - Alain Delon - Lucilla Morlacchi - Serge Reggiani - Claudia Cardinale - Carlo Valenzano - Ottavia Piccolo - Pierre Clementi - Giuliano Gemma.

Bruges in Belgium:

Procession of the Holy Blood - alongside a river or canal.

A Boat Trip on a Canal.

Children Walking Alongside the Canal - – info. The Groenerei Canal and Bridge

Theatre and Shows:

Sammy Davis Jnr. Jumps in the Air Outside His London Hotel.

Two Scenes from "Who'll Save the Plowboy" at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket - Harry H. Corbett – Maxine Audley – Donal Donnelly.

Scene from " Naked " by Luigi Pirandello At the Royal Court Theatre – Diane Cilento – Freda Jackson

Leaders of British Industry – Victor Martin-Jones of Dunchurch in Warwickshire – Director and General Manager of Lodge Plugs Ltd. etc – The Spark Plug and Ceramics Division at Rugby - full page photograph by Tom Hustler – info. Thomas William Mostyn Hustler the Acklam born photographer

Nuclear Power Goes Commercial:

Berkeley Nuclear CEGB Power Station on the Severn Estuary.

Bradwell Nuclear CEGB Power Station at Bradwell on Sea in Essex.

Bradwell – Main Turbine Hall Showing Six Turbo Alternators.

Berkeley – Engineers at Work at the Reactor Control Dests in thd Central Control Room.

Irradiate Fuel Cooling Pond at Bradwell.

' Gear for Detecting Leaks in Fuel Element Cans – Men at Work.

Berkeley No. 1 Reactor – Final Alignment of Circular Operational Skirt No. 2 on the Charge Face - full page photograph showing men working.

An Early Stage in Building Berkeley's Reactors - and surrounding area.

Berkeley - Erecting One of the 83,000 kilowatt Turbo Alternators.

A Workman at Poole Factory of Nuclear Graphite Ltd Sawing a Thin Slice off a Graphite Block Out of Which the Corews of Berkeley's two Reactors are Built.

Inside the Pressure Vessel Showing Thick Steel Support Plate for Graphit Core - men at work

New Forth Bridge in Scotland – Work Begins on the Road Level.

L.E.A. Londons leading Photographic Agency - Three Images - advert showing a small baby etc.

Keirby Hotel Burnley Lancs - small advert.

Loaded into a Canadair Freighter of Seabord LTd - A. C. Cobra Flown to the US for the Sebring Race in Florida.

The New S. Type Mini Cooper - sleekburnc.

Mr Goldberg The MD of Welbeck Minicabs of London Accepting His New Fleet of 300 Ford Cortinas.

The Love of Gardening – A Tradition in Schweppshire - full page colour advert for Schweppes Drinks on back cover - artwork by George Him with the witty article by Stephen Potter.

Wolseley 16/60 Car - full page colour advert; inner front cover.

Full page of travel adverts.

Rhineland - German Tourist Information Bureau - 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:

Africa with ref. to Sir Roy Welensky – full page article by John Connell.

A Yachting Centenary – Royal Torbay Yacht Club – by Gabor Denes.

Torbay – Torquay and Paignton – By Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald.

Book Reviews by Vernon Fane – Virginia Woolf by Dr Dorothy Brewster - - - Me and The Swans by Miss Naomi Jacob - - - Nobody Told Me How by Madame Mira Michal - - - Elegant Wits and Grand Horizontals by Miss Cornelia Otis Skinner - - - An Irish Childhood by Miss Elizabeth Hamilton - - - Three Cheers by Mr Donald Jack - - - Garland of Valour by Mr hugh Clevely - - - Cobblers Dream by Miss monica Dickens - - - The Island is Full of Strange Noises by Mr Angus Heriot - - - A City of Scarlet and Gold by Mr Ernest Raymond - - - etc.

Language Book Reviews by Richard Edmonds.

Motoring Page by Courtenay Edwards.

Travel Page by Ashley Courtenay.sleekburnc. 1304


This is an original USED newspaper not a scan and not a later re-print.

A publication similar to The Illustrated London News, The Sphere was a weekly illustrated newspape founded in 1900 by Clement King Shorter. Originally published by The Sphere and Tatler Ltd., Great New St. London EC., and later by Illustrated Newspapers Ltd. Ingram House, John Adam St. London WC2. If there is a particular date you require regarding this item eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc please ask.

Twenty pages (40 sides). It measures 350 x 258 mm (13.75 x 10 inches). It retains the outer advertising cover. There are binding witness marks to the spine. 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 photographs vary in size. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested. 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 Graphic issues carry on from the previous issue therefore do not start at number 1. This item will be packaged in a tube.

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Product Code 0823 (wT. 300G)
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