Princeton University Library Catalog

Picture post.

Format:
Journal
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
London : Hulton Press, 1938-1957.
Description:
  • 75 v. : ill. (some col.) ; 35 cm.
  • Began with: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Oct. 1, 1938); ceased with: June 1, 1957.
Numbering peculiarities:
Final issue lacks numbering.
Frequency:
Weekly
Notes:
  • Title from cover.
  • Edited by Stefan Lorant (1938-1940), Tom Hopkinson (1940-1950; later Sir Tom Hopkinson), and a succession of others between 1950 and 1957.
  • V. 34, no. 8 is a double issue, covering the weeks of Feb. 22 and Mar. 8.
  • Center bifolium printed in color (v. 1, no. 1 - v. 3, no. 1); color discontinued during war years with very few, special exceptions (e.g. for Christmas issues); regular color bifolium reistated v. 33, no. 6, 1946.
  • Occasional special issued released outside of regular weekly schedule (e.g. "Battle of the River Plate Special" published in December 1939 or January 1940)
  • SAX copy: Holds an uninterrupted run from v.1, no.1 (1938) through v. 48, no. 13 (1950).
  • SAX copy: V. 1, no. 1 imperfect; lacks central, color bifolium (p. 39-42).
Source of description:
  • Description based on: V. 1, no. 1; title from cover.
  • Latest issue consulted: V. 48, no. 13.
Provenance:
SAX copy: Pencil inscription on covers of each issue beginning with v. 9, no. 1 ("Shreeves"); ink stamp on a very few issues ("W. J. Shreeves, 2 Midland Road, Bedford"; see v. 29, no. 2 for clear example).
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Periodicals.
  • Pictorial works.
LCCN:
46035664
OCLC:
4698287
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