National Geographic : 1932 Mar
THE HEARTOF ENGLAND World famous Ox ford is perhaps even more beautiful than learned. The view down the "High" is one of the sights of Europe. Balliol Col lege, originated in 1260, possesses the oldest library in the Kingdom. For cen turies on every May Day a Latin hymn is chanted from Magdalen (Maudlin) Tower. The Ashmo lean Museum con tains King Alfred's jewel, the lantern of Guy Fawkes, and the sword given Henry VIII as De fender of the Faith. S. . Banbury is fa mous for its cakes and ale. The Forest of Dean, Symonds Yat and other scenic centers make a charming natural backdrop for the ro mantic and historic heart of England. ... Write for com plete information and literature . .. C. Rayner-Smith, General Agent, 500 Fifth Avenue, N. Y . JRzxEAT WESTERN AND SOUTHERN RAILWAYS OF ENGLAND and NOW SEE ENGLAND WITH US This way, American friends, this way to see this great England of ours. How your hearts will thrill to the historical associations of Eastern England. Take York for example. See it in the afternoon of an English Summer with the rosy glow of the setting sun tinting the Minster towers with unimagined loveli ness. Then go inside the Cathedral-and marvel. Walk through the quaint old streets and along the encircling walls. Then let us take you across the Yorkshire Moors and to Harrogate, Britain's fore most Spa with the lovely ruins of Fountains Abbey close by. As you journey further North, Durham Cathedral perched high over the River Wear will arrest and hold your attention. It reminds one so much of a mediaeval fortress challenging the ele ments except perhaps it is too beautiful. Observe the rugged beauty of this East Coast of ours with its old-world fishing villages and modern seaside resorts. Oh, nol we have not mentioned all our pet places for we have Ely, Peterborough, Lincoln, Norwich, and Cambridge which we describe in our booklets. Write for our new booklet and let the natural color views convince you. COMMUNICATE WITH KETCHAM General Agent, 11 West 42nd Street, N.Y. LONDON AND NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY OF ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND Bookings and reservations from all tourist agents worthy of the name. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."