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ARTWORK THAT ACCOMPANIED STORIES IN THE EVENING NEWS

The examples of artwork exhibited here should provide a representative selection of the kind of illustrations that often accompanied short stories in the Evening News from the 1930s to the 1960s. I have made a note of the story title, author and publication date below each image.

duel.jpg (15188 bytes)
"Duel" by Kenneth Quintrell (December 6, 1933)

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"At Her Beck and Call" by Flora Annie Steel (December 23, 1933)

fetishofillchance.jpg (11627 bytes)
"The Fetish of Ill-Chance" by A. Lawson Muirhead (May 25, 1937)

eclipseofthecaliph.jpg (19814 bytes)
"Eclipse of the Caliph" by Kenneth Barber (February 25, 1938)

feudofthegiants.jpg (17928 bytes)
"Feud of the Giants" by C. T. Stoneham (September 4, 1941)

counterattraction.jpg (48415 bytes)
"Counter Attraction" by Fred Westerham (October 27, 1941)

hitchinthering.jpg (17472 bytes)
"Hitch in the Ring" by Paul Feakes (January 18, 1943)

anonymouscheese.jpg (14287 bytes)
"Anonymous Cheese" by Clare Thornton (March 20, 1943)

betweenrings.jpg (21415 bytes)
"Between Rings" by Ronald R. Smith (July 4, 1946)

hisownmagician2.jpg (20955 bytes)
"His Own Magician" by D. C. Douglas (August 7, 1946)

englishmagnifico.jpg (27494 bytes)
"English Magnifico" by Lord Dunsany (September 24, 1946)

unclepays.jpg (26857 bytes)
"Uncle Pays" by Philip Neville (September 30, 1946)

stilllife.jpg (11308 bytes)
"Still-Life" by Colin Howard (March 22, 1954)

asoneladytoanother.jpg (15967 bytes)
"As One Lady to Another" by Audrey Erskine Lindop (October 22, 1954)

beyonddefeat.jpg (11142 bytes)
"Beyond Defeat" by F. G. Turnbull (October 29, 1954)

theschoolscandals.jpg (26132 bytes)
"The School Scandals" by Rosemary Timperley (September 8, 1956)

learningabouthusbands.jpg (37691 bytes)
"Learning About Husbands" by Herbert Harris (May 18, 1959)

ahearttobreak.jpg (34995 bytes)
"A Heart to Break" by Rosemary Timperley (March 8, 1963)
helpicantswim.jpg (27936 bytes)
"Help! I Can't Swim" by James Stagg (October 22, 1965)
midnightraver.jpg (17944 bytes)
"Midnight Raver" by Jeffry Scott (January 6, 1967)

 

 

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