The Illustrated London News (ILN) February 7, 1953 - Loss of the Car Ferry 'Princess Victoria' / Flooding in England and the Netherlands

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril

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Pages 181-220. Features: Cover photos of the loss of the car-ferry 'Princess Victoria' which went down on 31 January with a loss of 128 lives, plus two more pages of dramatic photos of the disaster; Simulating an atomic blast over Clapham Junction; 10 photos related to the murder of the Ruck family by Mau Mau terrorists in Kenya, a shocking crime redeemed only by the heroism of an African houseboy; Full-page photo of massive flooding on Canvey Island, Essex - the Thames estuary pleasure resort; Two more pages of photos of the Canvey Island flooding which killed 100; Photos of flood-related scenes in Norfolk, Sheerness Naval Dockyard, Southend; the East Coast, Lincolnshire, Essex, Kent, Felixstowe, Jaywick, Yarmouth and Salthouse; Photos of the worst Netherlands flooding in 400 years; Centerfold illustration of the last moments of the Princess Victoria; Nice colour-illustrated ad inside front cover for Number Seven cigarettes features a Hawaiian party scene; Photos of personalities of the week, including recently deceased James H. Scullin, Sir Reginald Wingate and Samuel A. Courtauld; The lesson of the coelacanth; Photos of the Monte Carlo Rally - great successes for British Cars; Photo of India's celebration of her 3rd anniversary of independence with President Dr. Rajendra Prasad taking the salute of a detachment of Indian camel troops; Tasteful colour back cover ad for Sanderson wallpapers and fabrics; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy.

Title: The Illustrated London News (ILN) February 7, 1953 - Loss of the Car Ferry 'Princess Victoria' / Flooding in England and the Netherlands

Author Name: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril

Categories: Africa, Nautical, Magazine Back Issues,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1953

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 302G2795

Keywords: The Illustrated London News (ILN) February 7, 1953 - Loss of the Car Ferry 'Princess Victoria' car-ferry 'Princess Victoria' which went down on 31 January with a loss of 128 lives, plus two more pages of dramatic photos of the disaster; Simulating an atomic blast over Clapham Junction; 10 photos related to the murder of the Ruck family by Mau Mau terrorists in Kenya, a shocking crime redeemed only by the heroism of an African houseboy; Full-page photo of massive flooding on Canvey Island, Essex - the Thames estuary pleasure resort; Two more pages of photos of the Canvey Island flooding which killed 100; Photos of flood-related scenes in Norfolk, Sheerness Naval Dockyard, Southend; the East Coast, Lincolnshire, Essex, Kent, Felixstowe, Jaywick, Yarmouth and Salthouse; Photos of the worst Netherlands flooding in 400 years; Centerfold illustration of the last moments of the Princess Victoria; Nice colour-illustrated ad inside front cover for Number Seven cigarettes features a Hawaiian party scene; Photos of personalities of the week, including recently deceased James H. Scullin, Sir Reginald Wingate and Samuel A. Courtauld; The lesson of the coelacanth; Photos of the Monte Carlo Rally - great successes for British Cars; Photo of India's celebration of her 3rd anniversary of independence with President Dr. Rajendra Prasad taking the salute of a detachment of Indian camel troops; Tasteful colour back cover ad for Sanderson wallpapers and Fabric,