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The Illustrated London News February 24th 1934 price = 1/-

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Headline = The tragic death of King Albert and Civil War in Austria

Adverts on Front cover = Martell cordon Bleu Cognac, Orient Line to Australia, Royal Exchange Assurance, The Whitehouse tailoring, Paripan Enamel, The Doctor's China Tea from 2/8d per lb, Jig Saw puzzles 8/6 AVN Jones and Co., Drambuie Liqueur 17/6 per bottle

 

1934 feb 24 1

Adverts on Inside Front cover = Imperial Airways, Players Number 3 cigs 20 for 1/4d, Orient Line Cruises 20 days from 36 guineas

Feb 24 1934 Frontis

Frontispiece = 1 pic, The tragic death of King Albert of the Belgians while rock climbing at Marche-les-Dames near Namur, with Queen Elisabeth

Feb 1934 frontis

Pages

Our Notebook by GK Chesterton (weekly essay)

feb 24 1934 GK Chesterton - Our Notebook

The new King of the Belgians (formerly Prince Leopold, Duke of Brabant) and Queen Astrid (formerly Princess Astrid of Sweden) and their children Prince Badouin and Princess Josephine 5 x pics

feb 24 1934 Queen Astrid and their children

The death of King Albert, feats as a rock climber and mountaineer 4x pics

1934 death of King Albert - rock climber

The death of King Albert, The scenes of the climbing tragedy and relics found 5 x pics

1934 death of King Albert  - relics

The death of King Albert, his varied life and multifarious activities 6 x pics

1934 death of King Albert - his varied life

The death of King Albert, tributes by war veterans and by powers 8 x pics

1934 death of albert  war vets

The death of King Albert, The lying-in-state in Brussels and a people in mourning 2 x pics

1934 death of albert lying in state

The death of King Albert, A last homecoming- by torchlight 2 x pics

1934 death of albert last homecoming

The cradle of Civilization an appreciation of "Ur Excavations: The Royal Cemetery" by Leornard Woolley 4 x pics

1934 Ur excavations

The oldest Harp in the world, music at Ur 5000 years ago 2 x pics colour

1934 Ur - harp

The Metal worker's art at Ur in the 4th Millenium BC 3 x pics colour

1934 Ur - metal work

14.3 Below Zero! - The severest cold New York has ever known , frozen Hudson river and skyline 2 x pics

1934 New York temp below zero

The real Catherine the Great, a contemporary note as to her appearance and personality, her court, and the death of Peter III 2 x pics

1934 the real catherine the great

The film vogue for Royal romances: British and American successes - "Catherine the Great" with Flora Robson , "Queen Christina" with Greta Garbo, "The Scarlet Empress" with Marlene Deitrich, "Colonel Blood with Frank Cellier " 8 x pics

1934 film catherine the great

The World's biggest shop window: The British Industries fair held in London and Castle Bromwich, Birmingham 2 pages 6 x pics include fashion and an exhibit of an interior showing a two hundred year old loom from the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides

1934 Birmingham trade fair 1934 birmingham trade fair hebrides

Books of the Day and 2 x pics of a dramatic escape from a man eating shark at Manley, near Sydney, Australia

1934 books of the day Australian shark

Man Eaters that provide diversion - when seen behind anti shark netting 1 x full page pic

1934 shark netting

Civil War in Austria, Government troops and artillery in action against socialist strongholds in Vienna 2 pages with 6 x pics

1934 civil war in austria

Civil War in Austria, The battle scars of Vienna - effects of gunfire on beseiged tenement buildings 2 pages with 8 x pics

1934 civil war in austria vienna

Civil War in Austria, incidents in Vienna and the Provinces 7 x pics

1934 civil war in austria - the provinces1934 civil war in austria - socialist prisoners

Civil War in Austria, Types of Socialist prisoners and their captors 5 x pics

1934 socialist prisoners in austria1934 socialist prisoners

Pure Adam: perfect examples of the Masters work as designer allied with Gobelins tapestry - lots from the coming sale of Lord Zetland's collection 11 x pics

1934 adam with gobelins tapestry1934 adam continued

Venice in most unusual guise: Gondolas stranded in the canals - romantic waterways of Venice transformed by abnormally low tides 4 x pics

1934 Venice

advert = Dewars Whisky, full page in colour

1934 dewars advert

Gardens of Provence At Grasse- of the perfumes 3 x pics in colour

1934 Gardens of Provence - grasse

The World of Science - Humming Birds in captivity 3 x pics

1934 world of science humming birds

The world of the Kinema - "Conversation Piece" the new Noel Coward play

1934 The world of the Kinema - "Conversation Piece"

The camera as recorder: news by photography - The visit of Prince George to South Africa - The avalanches in the Italian Marches - The first Nazi storm troopers to land in England. They arrived in Croydon, with swastika armbands, flying in from Berlin. They were the first storm troopers to land in England in full uniform.- Winner of the Waterloo Cup, Bryn Truthful with his owner Major Hugh Peel

1934 The camera as recorder: news by photograph

A page for collectors - Porcelain through the ages - Dresden and Sevres by Frank Davis

1934 A page for collectors - Porcelain through the ages - Dresden and Sevres

advert = Monte Carlo full page a good hotel for ten shillings per day

1934 advert = Monte Carlo full page a good hotel for ten shillings per day

The Chronicle of the car by H Thornton Rutter - Rolls Royce "continental" - Crossley Sports car

1934 The Chronicle of the car by H Thornton Rutter - Rolls Royce "continental

advert = VAT 69 whisky full page 12/6 per bottle

1934 advert = VAT 69 whisky full page 12/6 per bottle

Notes from a traveller's log book - Merano and the Dolomites and advert = Italy half page holidays

1934 Merano and the Dolomites

adverts = Rolls Royce 40/50/HP Enclosed Limousine (seven seats) half page, Palermo for holidays, Waifs and Strays Society, British Consols cigarettes, C. Brandauer's circular pointed pens

1934 advert = rolls royce

 

The Playhouses- "Conversation Piece" at Her Majesty's - "Paul Twyning" at the Little, "Success Story" at the Cambridge

advert = Rover Cars 10HP Coupe £283 etc, half page

1934 The playhouses Paul  Twyning etc

inside back page adverts = Nice for holidays, Vibraphone for Deafness, Your Cistern in the Roof Sir WH Bailey & Co., Grants Morella Cherry Brandy, Cuticura Ointment, Capri for holidays, Selection of Continental Hotels, Be Taller (system never fails), Novio Toilet Paper, Terms of Subscription to The Illustrated London News £3 4s including Xmas, Bengers Food, Allenbury's Pastilles, Horace Annesley Vachell appeals on behalf of the Cancer Hospital (Free), Vapex will stop that cold

1934 lots of adverts

outside back page advert = A "Little Bovril" keeps the doctor away - full page colour

1934 advert = Bovril



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