1914 PRINT HELIGOLAND Sinking German Cruiser SMS MAINZ Rescue C. M. PADDAY (20)

Product code: 28b ILN Pages large
1914 PRINT German Cruiser SMS MAINZ Sinking and Rescue off Heligoland
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A double sided print on a full page
DATE: c1914

The first side is titled A Remarkable Camera Record of the Sinking of the German Cruiser Mainz off Heligoland August 28th 1914.

A very striking photographic image taken from the deck of a British cruiser just before the Mainz sank, British sailors in the foreground watching the Mainz on fire. There is an account of the operation in a caption beneath the print.


The second side is titled British Chivalry: Rescuing German Crews off Heligoland from a drawing by C. H. Padday. Info. Charles Murray Padday RI, ROI (1868–1954) was a renowned British artist and illustrator. There is an account of the operation in a caption beneath the print.

Provenance: The Great War - Amalgamated Press. c1914. The Great War series was printed between 1914-19.


It measures 310 x 215 mm (12 x 8.5 inches) approx. It is printed on both sides. There is a some age yellowing with handling marks to the edges. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope. 

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Condition Used
Product Code 28b ILN Pages large
Weight 0.245kg