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

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

Price: $199.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2795

Condition: Good


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 sc... View more info