1965 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Hovercraft Ramsgate Calais Service NEWSPAPER (1756)

Product code: Wt. 0.3kg
An original vintage newspaper. Packaged Weight range 325g

Twenty pages ( 40 sides) from a weekly issue of

The Illustrated London News

DATED 1965

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:

Westlands Cross Channel Hovercraft SRN 4 - The Ramsgate Calais Hoverservice - full front cover colour artists impression of the hovercraft on the sea

The Royal Visit to Scotland:

Prince Charles and His First Royal Duty - a full front page showing seven photographs of Prince Charles and his parents at a garden party at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

The Queen Reviewing Veterans of the The Two World Wars

Balloch Hospital, Dunbartonshire - Prince Philip Joking With Robert Boag - Prince Philip talking to the young boy who is in bed with his leg in plaster

People Greeting The Queen from the Inhabitants of Balloch View

Loch Lomond - The Maid of The Loch Circled by Speed Boats as the Queen Takes a Trip Around the Loch

Kirkintilloch - The Lady Provost Curtsies to the Queen - info. Janet Jenny Maxwell Coutts

Holyrood Palace - A March Past of a Detachment Of Scots Guards

News from Around the World:

Amsterdam - Princess Beatrix and Her German Fiance Claus von Amsberg Showered with Protest Leaflets During a Tour of the Canals

Mont Blanc Tunnel - A Team of Alfa Romeo Cars Motoring Through the Tunnel Seven Days Before the Official Opening to Test the Carbon Monoxide Extraction System

Ireland - The Kish Lighthouse, Built by Danish Firm Christiani and Neilsen, Being Towed to Its Position Twelve Miles off Dublin

Fiorenzuola Northern Italy - Homeless People Being Helped by Firemen to Retrieve Possessions Fromthe Ruins After a Tornado

Leopoldville, Congo, Africa - President Kasavubu - Prime Minister Tshombe - Major General Mobutu - Taking the Salute During Celebrations of Miel the Fifth Year of Congolese Independence

Kansas City USA - The Wreckage of the Boeing 707 Which Slid Off the Runway

News From Around Britain:

Cambridge - The Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory of the University of Cambridge the caption article mentions the opening by Lord Bowden, and Professor Martin Ryle

The Virus Which Causes the Common cold Taken with a Powerful Electron Microscope - the caption article mentions Dr Robin Valentine of the National Institute of Medical Research

An Artists Impression of the Double Decker Super VC10 Being Developed at Weybridge

Clydebank - Scene Set for the Keel Laying of the New Q4 at John Browns Shipyard With the Two Faulty Anchor Blocks Arrowed - referring to Queen Elizabeth 2, QE2 liner

Clydebank and the Q4 -Research on the Extensive Speed and Roll Tests in the Tank at John Brown Shipbuilders

Beaulieu, Hampshire - A 20-25 1930s Rolls Royce, Parked in a Field, Undergoing Examination from Prospective Buyers at the Montague Motor Museum Veteran and Vintage Car Auction

The Longest Car in the World Named the Checker Aerobus, Shown by a Wimbledon Firm Who are Importing it From America

All the photographs on this double page are slightly damaged where the page has stuck together, the Beulieu is the only one not affected


Margaret Smith of Australia Lands a Forehand Volley During the Singles Final - action photograph

Margaret Smith Holding the Challenge Trophy with Brazils Maria Bueno Runner Up

Roy Emerson of Australia Receiving the Mens Singles Trophy from Princess Marina

St Pauls Cathedral in Silhouette Showing the Scaffolding Masking the Dome

Henley Regatta - Photographs by Bryan Wharton and Stanley Devon:

Young Spectators in Uniform Cheering on the Competitors

The Grand Challenge Cup - Ratzeburger of West Germany and American Vesper at the Finish

The Diamond Sculls - D. M. Spero of America and H. A. Wardell-Yerburgh of Bristol at the Finish

Amphicar Race etc

Boys Watching the Race Through Binoculars

The Prime Minister Harold Wilson IN Front of a Banner "Keep Going!" ..

The Mariner IV Expedition to Mars - Mariner IOV Which Will Take Pictures From Amazonis to Aonius Sinus the space probe and a map of mars plus two diagrams showing the route etc

Personalities and Events of the Week Page:

Harold Rhodes the Derbyshire Fast Bowler Testing the Arm Splint to Prove his Innocence

Marie Collier Who Replaced Maria Callas in Tosca at Covent Garden

James Callaghan Meeting President Johnson

Janos Peter in London - Hungarian Foreign Minister

Michael Munnelly of "The People" Who Died After helping a Friend in a Street Fight - Awarded the George Cross

Government Whips and the PM: Brian OMalley - Harry Gourlay - John Silkin - John McCann - George Lawson - Ifor Davies - Joseph harper - Will Howie - Alan Fitch - George Rogers - Charles Grey - Chief Whip Edward Short - PM Harold Wilson - Deputy Chief Whip Sidney Irving - William Whitlock - Mrs Harriet Slater group photograph

John Riding Sailing His Yacht Sea Egg Reached Bermuda

Wilfred Harvey the Chairman of the British Print Corporation Asked to Resign

Gracie Fields Au Revoir

Princess Grace With Her Brother Jack, a Former Rower, at Henley Regatta

Porfirio Rubirosa the Millionaire

Wally Hammond the Cricketer

Robert Ruark the American Author

The Westland Ramsgate to Cailais Hovercraft a double page with sectional diagram drawn by Peter Sullivan with key. Plus two inset photographs: A Quarter Ton Model of the SR N4; and Two Westland Engineers Controlling the SR N4 Model by Radio at the Westlands Isle of Wight HQ

The 18 Passenger SR N6 Speeding Along Scotlands Loch Goil

The Westlands Cowes Production Plant

Peter Lamb Westlands Chief Test Pilot Explaining a Navigational Point to a Treen at the Controls of the SR N5 at Lee on Solent

the SR N1 Original Hovercraft Awaits Transport at Cowes Quayside for Londons Science Museum

Page entitled "How Great Was Caesar?":

Author Major General J. F. C. Fuller

Head of Caesar Found at Tusculum

Map of Gaul - map of roman France etc with a table of the French equivalent of the Gallic towns

Art at Kenwood House London: Keenlyside ©

Painting by Henri Pierre Danloux -The Buccleuch Family - family group with lady playing harp

Painting by Philip Mercier - Family Group in the Grounds of Belton House

John Joshua Kirby and his Wife - By Thomas Gainsborough

Aachen Germany - The Empire of Charlemagne Exhibition:

Bust of Charlemagne from Aix la Chapelle c1350

The Crucifixion Engraved on a Rock of Crystal from the Abbey of Saint Denis

An Illumination from Court School of Charlemagne - St Mark the Evangelist c810 Reive

Ivory From the Court School - Madonna c800

Book Cover of the Early 9thC from the Abbey of Lorsch

Ivory Diptych from the Court School c810 - Scenes from New Testament

Double Page entitled "Rebuilding the Railway that Lawrence of Arabia Wrecked " - photographs by Mister J. E.Dayton of the Alderton Construction Company:

Remains of the Damascus Express Which Lawrences Men, Under Garland, Wrecked Between Welban and Madaraj

Part of the Track Which was Torn up Fifty Years Ago

A Bulldozer At Work on the New Embankments

Muazzam Between Tabuk and Madain Salih - Mountainous Section Viewed from Above

Burnt Out Train and Trucks on the Track double half page with inset map of the Red Sea area etc and the route showing Amman down to Medina

Gardening: Buddleia alternifolia in Edward Hyams Garden

The Lost Roman Road of Tunis and Libya:

At Gabès - A Pile of Roman Masonry Waits to Be Crushed as Building Rubble

Map of Roman Roads of Tripolitania - Know and Conjectured

The Mausoleum near Iefren in Libya

Scenes From the El Amrouni Tomb x2

Tlemine Mosque - A Yard Containing Roman Sculptures, Capitals etc

El Amrouni Tomb - Orpheus and His Lute etc

The Tlemine Yard - A Capital with Rosetted Bolutes etc

From the Site at El Hamma near Gabès - Part of an Inscription as Yet Untranslated

Inscription of the El Amrouni Tomb - Quintus Apuleus Maxssimus "Ridens" etc

Theatre - Scene from "A Patriot for Me" by John Osborne - Maximilian Schell and Others

Swiss Housing Development at Brugg near Zurich in Switzerland - three photographs by Yves Debraine on a full page showing the apartments built onto a mountainside

The Archer Fish

The Man Wot Drives the Sovereign - The Duke of Wellington in Caricature - small

Barclays Bank full page colour advert showing types of travellers Cheques

Zeiss Umbral Sunglasses; advert

Chess Problem

Consulate Menthol Fresh full page colour advert, back cover - shows the "Cool as a Mountain Stream" painting

Sandeman Sherry full page colour advert showing workers photographed at Cerro Viejo Vineyard, Jerez - inside front cover

Full page of adverts including the Winston Churchill Commemorative Medal

Vauxhall Victor 101 - 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:

Australian Players at Wimbledon

Our Note Book by Arthur Bryant

Politicians and The Press by Robert Blake

Mariner IV Spacecraft and Mars - by Timothy Johnson

The Westland Hovercraft - by David Moller

How Great Was Caesar? "Julius Caesar: Man Soldier and Tyrant" by Major General J. F. C. Fuller - An Appreciation by Sir Charles Petrie

Art - Noble Conversation Pieces at Kenwood Hall - By Frank Davis

Aachen Relives Chalrmagne - by Andrew Causey

Rebuilding the Railway that Lawrence of Arabia Wrecked

Gardening by Edward Hyams

The Lost Roman Road of Tunis and Libya by Norman Hammond, Leader of the Cambridge Expedition

Theatre Reviews: A Patriot For Me by John Osborne at the Royal Court Theatre - - - Ride a Cock Horse by David Mercer at the Piccadilly

Nature Page by Maurice Burton- The Archer Fish

Books of the Week - By Sir Charles Petrie

Books in Brief Sleekburnc.

Chess by Baruch H. Wood

- by Cyril Falls

Science Page - by W. P. Pycraft

Book Reviewed Page - by K. John

Sleekburnc. 1007

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. It measures 370 x 260mm (14.5 x 10 "). There is a little age yellowing. The staples are rusty. The photos, sketches etc. vary in size. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. 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. 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 Illustrated London News issues are applied in a yearly sequence and therefore do not start at number 1. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested. 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.

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