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1951 issue ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS (3685 48JW. )
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The Illustrated London News was a magazine founded by Herbert Ingram and Mark Lemon, the Editor of Punch,

with the first edition of the Illustrated London News appearing on 14 May 1842. World War II, or the Second World War was often abbreviated as WWII or WW2 -.


This auction is for :- Twenty two pages ( 44 sides) from a weekly issue of :-

'The Illustrated London News '

……………………. DATED 1951 ……………………

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

' A Squadron of USA Fighters F86 Sabres Arriving Over RAF Airfield at Shepherds Grove in Suffolk ' front page – info. near Stanton

' An Individual F.86 Sabres Jet Fighter About to Land ' front page

' The Late Mr Constant Lambert the Composer and Conductor '

Edinburgh International Festival -:

' The Sadlers Wells Ballet Performing "Weding Bouquet" ..'

' Sadlers Wells Ballet - Tiresias ...'

' ThePhilharmonic Symphony Orchestra of New York at the Usher Hall Under the conductorship of Bruno Walter and Dimitri Mitropoulos '

' Final Scene of the Military Tattoo at Edinburgh Castle '

' Some of the Actors in "The Spanish Tragedy" ..'

The Royal Family in Scotland:

' Princess Elizabeth, Princess Margaret Spotting the Cameraman While Returning from a Picnic '

' The Queen Between Her Two Daughters on a Walk Along the Road to Crathie '

' Birkhall – Listening to the Canadian Pipers – Lieutenant Colonel Neilson – Mrs Farmer – Princess Elizabeth – Lieutenant Colonel J. A. Farmer – Princess Margaret – Lady Roemary Spencer-Churchill – Miss Bevan '

' Princess Elizabeth Wipes Her Baby's Nose (Princess Anne) – With Lieut. Colonel J. A. Farmer and Lieut. Colonel Neilson Standing Next to the Pram '

' Balmoral – King George VI – Princess Elizabeth – Duke of Edinburgh – Prince Charles Sitting astride a Stone Statue of a Deer – Princess Margaret – The Queen '

' A Fountain Pool – Prince Charles Watched by His Grandmother the Queen and His Aunt Princess Margaret – Princess Elizabeth in the Background holding the Pram '

' King George VI – Queen Elizabeth – Beside the Perambulator Containing Their Baby Granddaughter Princess Anne '

' Balmoral - Princess Anne Supported on a Balustrade by Her Mother and Aunt '

International Scouts at Gilwell Park in Essex -:

' Welcoming Lord Rowallan The Chief Scout '

' Lord Rowallan Arriving By Helicopter to Open the Camp '

' The Sudanese Contingent at Gilwell Park '

An Amphibious Jeep Reaches England After Crossing the Atlantic:

' Deal – Mr and Mrs Carlin in Their Jeep "Half-Safe" After Crossing the Channel '

' Deal – In the Morning After They Arrived – Mr and Mrs Calin and M. Theo Defresne '

' In London – M. Theo Defresne – Mrs Elinore Carlin - Mr Fred Carlin in their Amphibious Jeep ' – info. Australian born Fred Carlin and American born wife Elinore etc

' The Train Disaster in France – The Wrecked Frankfurt to Paris Express at Sary sur Nied after its Collision with the Basle Calais Express '

' The Camp Rucker US Army Base Exercises - An Assault Boat Accidentally Blown Up During US Army exercises ' the men can be seen being blown out of the boat

The history of Underclothes:

' Mans Shirt of the Late 16C '

' Mans Evening Dress Shirt, Collar and Tie of the c1860 '

' A Corset of c1770 '

' Embroidered Linen Drawers Worn by Italian Women in the Late 16c '

The Friends of the National Libraries Display at the British Museum -:

' One of Three Known Complete Copies of the 2nd Edition of 1688 – "The Excellency of the Pen and Pencil".. '

' 1850 Childrens Book – "This Is The House That Jack Built" ..'

' The Kings Library of the British Museum Setting for the Exhibition '

' The Tristan Da Cunha Bible Used by William Glass '

' Book of Geometry and Patterns of the Tailors Craft dated Valencia 1618 '

' Box of Miniature Childrens Books Previously Presented by Miss A. B. Marshall ' not in pic.

' Six German Religious Works in an Embroidered Binding of the Early 17c '

The New Aerial Refuelling System for US Bombers:

' The New Boeing Aerial Refuyelling System in Operation – Flying Boom Extended under the tail of a Boeing B29 Tanker , the Fuelling Nozzle in the Receiving Socket of the B50 Super Fortress '

' Near View of the Flying Boom in Position ...'

' The Receiving Aircraft as Seen by the Operator( nicknamed Clancy) ...'

' A Close Up Showing The Operator of the Flying Boom in the Tail of the B29 Tanker '

Air Sea Rescue by Helicopter -:

' The Airman Who Has Bailed Out Attemptin to Reach the Life Line '

' The Demonstrator Attached to the Hook on the Life Line Being Winched Up '

' In Mid Air off Lee on Solent '

' Surgeon Commander Steele-Perkins Hauled Up From the Sea Being Brought i by the Winch Operator '

An Excercise Undertaken by 705 Squadron RN Safety Equipment Survival Training School Gosport in a Westland Sikorsky 55 Helicopter

The Sultan of Morocco Sidi Mohammed with President Auriol During a Reive Visit to France '

' The Resident General of French Morocco General Juin Destined for Service in NATO '

' General Guillaume To Succeed General Juin '

' Road Safety Instruction to Children in Battersea Park ' full page photograph

Hurricane in Jamaica:

' The Myrtle Bank Hotel in Kingston - Palm Trees Felled by the Gale '

' Huge Tree in Kingston Blocks Road '

' Remains of the Alms House at Kingston '

' Kingston - Car parked Ouside the United Fruit Company Building Crushed by a Tree '

' The Palisadoes Airport at Kingston '

' Debris of thye Ticket Office at Palisadoes Airport - Superintendant Miel of Stations Mister A. S. Best Surveying the Damage '

' A Vessel "The Caribcenco" Blown Across Kingston Harbour '

' The Wreckage of the Womens Quarters in the Government Alms Hous Where Eight Women Lost Their Lives '

' The Demolished Hangars at Palisadoes Airport '

' Street Littered with Trees '

' A Drawing Based onthe Prize Winning Design for the New Coventry Cathedral – The Old Cathedral and Chapel of Unity Encorporated into the Design ' double page drawing by Lawrence Wright from the Design by Mr Basil Spence

' Gardening – Lilium Candidum - - - Wood Anemone - - - Marsh Marigold '

' Hopetoun House in West Lothian '

' Preston Hall Mid Lothian '

' Luffness The Property of Major A. J G. Hope '

' Conifers at Dawyck in Peeblesshire '

' Daffodils at Dawyck '

' Floors Castle Roxburghshire '

' Lennoxlove in East Lothian '

' Traquair in Peeblesshire The Home of Captain and Mrs F. J. Maxwell-Stuart '

' Ravelston House Edinburgh – The Garden '

' Gates to the Formal Garden at Lennoxlove '

' Main Gates of Traquair ' Sleekburnc.

' View from the Terrace of Mellerstain Berwickshire The Seat of the Earl of Haddington '

' Carberry Tower at Midlothian – The Lake '

' Pilmuir in East Lothian the Property of Sir Henry Wade '

' Drumlanrig Castle in Dumfriesshire – The Drawing Room '

' Drumlanrig Castle - The North Drive '

Archaeology Expedition to Sultantepe in Turkey -:

' Archaeologists Excavating Fragile Tablets from the Mound '

' One of the Column Bases of Basalt Which Marked the Entrance to the Assyrian Citadel '

' Assyrian Pottery and Huge Storage Jar '

' An Original plaster Wall With Traces of paint ...'

' A Man Sealing Up the Hoard of Assyrian Tablets with Mud Plaster '

' The Archaeologists Camp with the Huge Mound of Debris of Sultantepe in the Background '

' A Diagrammatical Sketch of the Tablets Found Near the Summit of the Mound '

' Cuneiform Tablets Lying in the Soil at Sultantepe '

' The "Library" Found Enclosed in a half Circle of Large Wine Jars '

' Extracting the Fragile Tablets fro the Soil and Debris '

Science Page -:

' The common Eel Photographed Swimming Upright Under Water '

' The Metamorphosis of the Eel – Series Showing the Leaf Like Larva to the Elver or Glass Eel '

The Model Engineer Exhibition at the Horticultural hall, Westminster:

' Model of the SS Port Brisbane Controlled by Submarine Sound Transmissions '

' The Hull of the SS Port Brisbane Showing Batteries and Apparatus for Controlling the Model '

' The Miniature Grand Prix Course Showing Two BRM Cars and a Maserati '

' A Liner Sinking After An Explosion with an Aircraft Flying Overhead – A Demonstration'

' A General View of the Exhibition '

Personalities of the Week Page:

'Appointed Chairman of the Royal Commission Inquiry into the Law of Marriage and Divorce – Lord Morton of Henryton ' – info. Fergus Dunlop Morton

' Captain General and Governor in Chief of Jamaica – Sir hugh Foot '

' Sir Ernest Clark Who Died Age4d Eighty Seven '

' Lord Dugan Who Died aged Seventy Four ' – info. Winston Dugan

' Doctor John White Who Died aged Eighty Three '

' Nevill Dunn aged 17 of Prudoe in Northumberland - Winner of the Boys Golf Championship at Prestwick '

' Sir Stafford Cripps – Lady Cripps – With His Son and Daughter Outside the Clinic In Zurich Where He Had Received Treatment '

' Appointed British Minister to Israel - Sir Francis Evans '

' Mister Alexander Kerensky Visits Western Germany '

' Appointed British Ambassador to Turkey – Sir Alexander Knox Helm '

' Appointed to Succeed Lord Portal as Controller of Atomic Energy - Lieutenant General Sir Frederick Morgan '

' Asked to Stand for the Argentine Presidency and Vice Presidency - President Peron and His Wife Mme Eva Peron '

The Descent of Caves at La Pierre Saint Martin in the Pyrenees – The Gouffre Lepineux -:

' Gathering for the Descent of the Lepineux Gulf ...'

' Belgian Boy Scout Members of the Max Cosyns Expedition –Lowering Fresh Water into the Cave '

' The Special Lowering Winch – Men Preparing to Go Down the Shaft '

' In the Great Cavern 1253 Ft Below - M. Ertaud the Photographer '

' M. Ertaud the Cameraman in the Cave '

' M. Tazieff Returns to the Surface from the Bottom of the Epineux Gulf '

' M. Ertaud During his Vigil in the Gulf ...'

Collectors Page:

' A Group of Coloured Staffordshire Potter C1820 – A Flower Holder in the Form of a Woman Argueing with Her Drunk Husband '

' A Group of Coloured Staffordshire Potter C1820 – A Flower Holder in the Form of a Happy Couple with Child, Tee Total – From the Willett Collection '

' Tea Pot Enamelled Over the Glaze – fossil Design c1780 from the Collection of the Rev. C. J. Sharp at the Tea Bureau Exhibition '

' Staffordshire Ware - Salt Glazed Ware Mouled with Figure of Admiral Vernon, His Flagship etc – From the Willett Collection at Brighton Art Gallery '

Art: Keenlyside

' Children Scrambling For Chestnuts – by Francisco de Goya – Lent by Lieutenant Colonel W. Stirling of Keir '

' Sketch of Four Figures Against a Grassy Bank By Don Diego Velasquez Formerly Ascribed to Mazo – Lent By Sir John Stirling-Maxwell '

' Unknown Lady with a Flower in Her Hair by El Greco - Lent by Viscount Rothermere '

' The Sudarium by Zurbaran, St Veronica's Handerchief – Lent by Lieut. Col. Sitrling '

' Mater Dolorosa by El Greco – Lent By Mrs Tomas Harris '

' St Teresa Praying by Bartolome Esteban Murillo – Lent By Lt. Col.Stirling '

' St John Baptist by Bartolome Esteban Murillo – Lent by Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry '


Scene from "The Knights of Madness" by Jack Hylton At the Victoria Palace Showing the Crazy Gang - Jimmy Nervo - Jimmy Gold - Teddy Knox - Bud Flanagan and Charlie Naughton

Scene from "The Biggest Thief in Town" by Dalton Trumbo – Launce Maraschal – Hartley Power – Doreen Richards

Scene from "Fires of Midsummer Eve" – Laurence Payne – Yvonne Mitchell

' Macon on the River Saone in France - The European Rowing Championships and The British Cambridge Goldie Crew '

' King Paul and Queen Frederika of Greece Passing the Sick and Maimed Lying Awaiting a Cure in the Tenos Assumption Day Procession '

' Havana in Cuba – The Huge Crowd Following the Funeral of Senator Chibas y Rivas Through the Streets '

' Tampico on the East Coast of Mexico – The Hurricane '

' Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada – Field Marshal Lord Alexander the Governor Gen. Of Canada, Being Made an Indian Chief, Namely "Chief Pit-o-to-Kon " and Wearing a Chieftains Head Dress '

' Field Marshal Lord Alexander Having His Face Daubed by an Indian Brave '

' The USS Wisconsin Goes Aground off the End of 79th Street, New York – Tugs Pushing Her Off the Mudbank '

' Amman in Jordan - The Trial of Those Charged with the Assassination of King Abdullah with General John GLubb Pasha Giving Evidence '

' Amman Jordan - Dr Musa Abdullah El Husseini A Cousin of the Ex Mufti of Jerusalem and One of the Accused, giving Evidence '

' A Scale Model of Axel Fredrik Cronstedt 's Laboratory Who Discovered Nickel – Made by Mr F. Broun-Morison '

' Noilly Prat Vermouth ' advert

' 40ft Mooring Launch by Thornycroft ' advert

' Lodge Spark Plugs ' advert

' Cherry Heering Liqueur ' advert

' Chablis moutonne ' advert

' Lantigen B. Oral Vaccine for Sufferers from Catarrh, Bronchitis etc ' advert

' Palace Hotel Torquay ' advert

' The Jaguar Mark VII Car ' advert

' Automatic Hydraulic Drive Fork Lift Truck – the Conveyancer D6-20 P Fork of Warrington ' advert

' Smiths Watch ' advert

' Avon Tyre ' advert

' Chanel No. 5 Perfume ' advert

' Harrods Knitwear ' advert showing old man working a knitting stype machine and a map of the Jedburgh area of Roxburghshire

' Cyma Automatic Watch ' advert

' Sankey of Wellington Shropshire ' advert

' Midland Bank ' advert

' The RGD Model 1800 Television Reciever ' advert

' Olivetti Typewriter ' advert

' Cottages at Great Comberton near Pershore in Worcestershire ' woman standing outside a thatched cottage plus Austin car – full page advert

Our Note Book by Arthur Bryant

An Engaging Study of the Unseen – "The History of Underclothes" by Drs C. Willett and Phillis Cunnington – An Appreciation by Sir John Squire

A window on the World – Some Problems of French North Africa – by Cyril Falls

Gardening by Clarence Elliott

Sultantepe in Turkey – Expedition TheTurkish Antiquities Department and the British Insitutue of Archaeology at Ankara – with mention of Bay Nuri Gokce Director of the Hittite Museum Ankara – Mr Seton Lloyd Director of the Institute – Dr O. R. Gurney FRSA – Sr Mustafa Selcuk

Science Page –by Maurice Burton – The Common Eel

Collectors Page by Frank Davis

The Theatre – by J. C. Trewin

Books of the Day by K. John and E. D. O'Brien

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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 :-

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

It measures 370 x 260mm (14.5 x 10 ")

It retains its original advertising cover. There is a little age yellowing. The staples are rusty leaving witness marks.

It is in generally good condition, unless otherwise specified in the main part of the description. The photos, sketches etc. vary in size.

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 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.

PLEASE ALSO NOTE That the paper banners, or mastheads vary, and the scan shown is only a representative sample.

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.  

I accept :- PAYPAL ,
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For other acceptable payment options please feel free to ask

Our standard shipping options are listed on this auction page, Just select your country to get the costs, we will however be open to requests for different services to meet any deadlines , or packaging requests you may have - Please ask BEFORE bidding.

Delivery times will vary according to destination, but these are usually :-

Inland 2nd Class ............  2 - 4 working days after posting

Airmail Europe ................  3 - 5 working days after shipping

Airmail Rest of World..  5 - 7 working days after shipping

There is a contact link in every description, and can be found at the beginning of this listing.

Please Feel free to ask any questions, we will try to answer promptly


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