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The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, March 19, 1955 - Repair Work on the Albert Memorial
The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd. Pages 485-528.. Features: Nice colour ad for the Walpamur Co Ltd. inside front cover; One-page Daimler car ad features the Regency Mk. II and Conquest Century; Nice one-page ad for the British Iron and Steel Federation features large illustrations of labourers; One-page ad for the Olivetti Summa 15 adding/listing machine; Nice one-page ad for Standard Cars; Great photos of the Wansdyke underground depository for records and valuables - offering full protection in this H-bomb age; The old U.S. lake steamer "Ticonderoga" makes her last voyage by land; Scenes from nationalist-held Quemoy Island - an armed camp only 5 miles from the Chinese mainland; Nuclear test tower in Nevada; Smoke from the biggest atomic explosion of 1955; Latest version of the B-52 bomber; Maiden flight of the French Super Mystere B-1; Lieut.-Colonel Robert R. Scott and the Thunderstreak jet fighter he flew from Los Angeles to New York in less than four hours; One-page photo portrait of Professor Sir Alexander Fleming; Latest discoveries at Sakkara - article with photos; Two pages of photos illustrate excavation of the Mastaba of the reign of Udimu, fifth Pharaoh of the first dynasty, at Sakkara; Photo of Choe En-Lai, The Panchen Lama, Mr. Mao Tse-Tung, the Dalai Lama and Mr. Liu Shao-Chi at a Peking banquet celebrating the Tibetan New Year; Centerfold photos shows how the Windsor chari may be assembled in ten seconds; Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery mountaineers from plane - his photos are presented; Photos of !3 personalities of the week include Mrs. Wintringham, Hashim Khan, Mr. J.A. Milne, King Tribhuvana and Mr. Imre Nagy; The C.P.R. ferry boat Princess of Vancouver has an electrically-driven bow propeller; Margot Fonteyn; Winston Churchill feeds chicken to zoo lion; Mr. Donald Campbell's turbo-jet hydroplane Blue Bird on Ullswater; Sir Robert Howe with the Prime Minister of the Sudan; Lovely colour ad for the Humber Hawk car inside back cover; Nice colour-ad for Double Diamond on back cover. and.more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. Magazine
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