1914 THE GRAPHIC Newspaper MAPS Helen McKie Artist HARWICH Berlin AISNE (9332)

Product code: 26Sep1914 (9332)

Sixteen pages (32 sides) of a weekly issue of:


DATED 1914

A publication similar to The Illustrated London News, detailing the first weeks of the First World War. This first part of the description features a list of images i.e. photographs, maps, sketches, drawings etc (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include:

France - Reims Cathedral full front page by the Photochrom Company - it shows the cathedral before it was bombarded Kaiserisms Crowning Crime...Ruined by the Guns of the Huns

Interior of Reims Cathedral

Map - The War in the West and The Allies Advance a full page map by G. F. Morrell showing a pictorial relief style map "drawn to scale in 50 mile squares shown in perspective" showing the battle line (Battle of the Aisne). Details on the map state: Harwich, SE England, Where Survivors Were Landed - Scene of the Disasters to the Cruisers ABoukir, Cressy and Hogue - Ymuiden Where Survivors Were LAnde - Calais - Dunkirk - Ostend etc Down to The Line Showing the Position of the Allied Armies at Chalons - Reims - Laon - Nanteul - Compiegne - Lines of Allies Great Turning Movement - Mons - Namur - with many other towns etc named on the map

Map - The War in the East and Russias Progress a full page map by G. F. Morrell showing a pictorial relief style map "drawn to scale in 100 mile squares shown in perspective" showint the Rallying Line of Austro-Germans and The Lines of Austro German Retreat. The map shows parts of Poland, Germany, Hungary etc. Naming Berlin - Potsdam - Stettin - Kustrin Fortress - Frankfurt - Coslin - Baltic Sea - Thorn - Graudenz - Breslau - Valley of the Oder - Russian German Frontier - Sieradz - Cracow - Jordanov - Olkusz - Austro Russian Frontier - Krasnik - Lublin - Tomazov - Przemysl - Lvoff - Unghvar - Gorodek - Lvoff - and many more towns etc named

Berlin - Crowds Wait For News Outside the Roytal Palace

Berlin - Captured Russian Artillery Exhibited to The People

Belgium - German Soldiers With Stolen Cigars

Berlin - A German Woman Giving Flowers to a Soldier Leaving for the Front

France - British Wounded Being Given Refreshments by a Franch Lady From the Back of a Lorry

Alexandra Palace, London - Belgian Refugee Children Housed in the Palace doing schoolwork possibly

France - British Soldiers Watching a French Girl Giving a Wounded German Soldier Milk

A British Soldier Helps a Wounded German Prisoner To Light His Cigarette, Outside a Red Cross Train

Page entitled Losses Sustained By Our Fleet - Thirteen photographs:

HMS Aboukir - HMS Hogue - HM S Cressy - Sunk by German Submarines in the North Sea three photographs of the ships before the event

The German Submarine Kobben

Interior of the Submarine Kobben a sectional photograph

Captain Kennedy of HMS Lowestoft - Info. Theobald Walter Butler Kennedy

Commander W. F. Sells of HMS Aboukir - Info. William Sells of Portsmouth

Commander Nicholson of HMS Cressy - Info. Bertram W. L. Nicholson

Captain Nicholson of HMS Hogue - Info. Wilmot Stuart Nicholson

Lieutenant Commander Parker of HMS Aboukir - Info. Jim

Lieuttnent Harrison of HMS Aboukir - Info. Thomas Edmund Harrison

Australian Submarine AE1 Lost off Melbourne Info. Actually the actual location is still under investigation and is possibly Papua New Guinea

HMS Pegasus Attacked at Zanzibar by the Koenigsberg

Battlefield at Meaux - French Peasants Burying German Dead

Valley of the Marne - A Country Road and The Effect of Gunfire on Trees

German Retreat From the Marne - Rifles and Shells Left Behind by the Germans

Three Soldiers of the 1st Battalion Lincoln Regiment with Captured German Field Guns on Railway Wagons For Transportation

Captured German Guns

German Trenches Littered with Accoutrements

POWs from Both Sides:

Camberley England - German Prisoners Marching Along a Road Past A Farm to the POW Camp

A Young Girl Giving Refreshments to Two POWs

Frimley Station England - A Group of POWs Leaving the Railway Station

Doberitz near Potsdam - British Prisoners Interned at the Camp, Some Sitting Having a Cup of Tea some of the soldiers are wearing a Gordon Highlanders or Glengarry style hats, others are in the usual British uniform

Berlin - Belgian Prisoners Arriving

Two Belgian Women Rescuing Their Treasures and Pictures

Lady French and The Wounded

French Refugees Leaving Amiens - Men Women and Children Sitting by The Roadside With Their Belongings

The Flooded Fields of Termond - Belgian Children EnJoying a Boating Holiday on Makeshift Rafts

Malines, Beglium - Women Queuing For Supplies of Bread at the Office of the Commissary of Police

The Captured Eagle Driven into Paris - A German Standard a half page drawn by Ralph Cleaver "From Sketches Made by Our Special Artist Representative in Paris M. Marck Dormoy "

The Triumphant Eagel - A Symbol of Louvain, Drawn by a Belgian Civil Guard half page - a very atmospheric and symbolic drawing which captures the artists mood, after the devastation caused by the Germans at Louvain. The caption reads this picture is the work of Mister Leon Lanckneus, who was Professor for Drawing at the Athenee Royal at Tournai and was one of the Civil Guards of Louvain ....

The Battle of Cambrai in France - Where a Section of the 1st Gordon Highlanders Were Cut Off and Trapped a double page, a drawing of the battle field "Drawn by W. B. Wollen from a Sketch by Private J. Parkinson, 1st Gordons (B Company)"

The Battle of Meaux - Taxi Cabs Removing the Wounded a full page Facsimile of a Sketch by A. Van Anrooy from a French Privates Description

French Troops Pursuing the Germans at Meaux double page drawing showing a battlefield scene Drawn by Ernest Prater From a Sketch by A. van Anrooy, Our Special Correspondent at the Front

The Light Side of War - A French Officer Claiming a Kiss From a Pretty Parisienne Before Miel Going into Battle drawn by Gilbert Holiday Our Special Artist in France

France - A German Attack on the Horse Line of the 1st Cavalry Brigade Reive drawn by Gilbert Holiday

Mondidier - A Mountain Battery of Chasseurs ALpins

Page entitled France - War Scenes in the Towns

French Girls Giving Cigarettes to Soldiers on their Way to the Front Line drawing

After Dusk The Police of Police Challenge Every Suspicious Character in the Streets and Inspects His Papers a man being questioned by the gendarmes and asked to produce papers

Versailles - German Officer Prisoners of War Playing Cards in the Old Guard Room

Drawings by Ralph Cleaver From Sketches by Philip Gibbs, The Graphic Special Correspondent

Page showing scenes between Paris and Verdun - Drawn by Donald Maxwell - Ten sketches and one map:

Town Hall at Compiegne

The Castle Seen Through a Morning Fog at Pierrefonds

A Corner of Reims

St Peters Gate at Chateau Thierry

The Mill on the River Marne at Meaux

Street in Fismes


Map - The Lie of the Land

Barge on the River Marne

Chalons Sur Marne

The River Meuse at Verdun

The Interior of a Ruined house at Meaux

Wrecked Furniture etc Outside a Villa on the Edge of Meaux

Broken Bottles of French Wine Which Tempted the Teuton

A Bombarded Church At Barcy

The Wrecked Village Square at Termonde

A Ruined Church at Mons

A Blown Up Bridge on the Marne at La Ferte Sous Jouarre

Sunken houseboats at Meaux

The Roll of Honour - British Officers Wounded in Action:

Lieutenant R. M. McDonald - Camerons

Lieutenant Colonel J. D. McLachlan - Camerons

Major Lord George Murray - Black Watch

Captain Lord James Murray - Camerons

Lieutenant N. O. G. Cameron - Camerons - Missing

Major H. C. Pilleau DSO - West Surrey

Captain F. A. Bowring - 1st East Surrey - Missing

Captain H. S. Sewell - 4th Dragoon Guards

Lieutenant W. S. Cornwallis - Scots Greys

2nd Lieutenant W. McMooney - Duke of Cornwalls LI

Captain Sir W. B. Barttelot - Coldstream Guards

Lieutenant Colonel H. C. Lowther DSO - Scots Guards

Lieutenant C. E. H. Tempest Hicks - 16th Lancers

Lieutenant G. D. Tidmarsh - Royal Field Artillery

Lieutenant Colonel S. C. F. Jackson - Hampshire Regiment

Major A. E. W. Harman - 2nd Dragoon Guards

Captain Malcolm Leckie - RAMC

Lieutenant H. B. Hibbert - Yorkshire Light Infantry - Missing

Major G. H. A. Ing - 2nd Dragoon Guards

Major H. H. Norman - northampton Regiment

Captain Hedley Stacke - East Surrey Regiment

Lieutenant O. G. N. Stacke - Inniskilling Fusiliers

Lieutenant J. M. Gordon-Dill - 5thLancers

Lieutenant Colonel M. N. Turner - Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry

Photographs by Bassano - Lafayette - Maull and Fox - Elliott and Fry - Hamilton Toovey - Speaight - Chew - Zola - Clarke - Miel - Ideal Studio

The Roll of Honour - Officers Killed in Action or In The Service of Their Country Directly Incidental to the Great War:

Captain R. E. Drake - Lincolnshire Regiment

Captain E. K. Bradbury - Royal Horse Artillery

Brigadier General N. D. Findlay - Royal Artillery

2nd Lieutenant E. J. V. C. Thompson - Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Lieutenant C. S. Steele-Perkins - Lancaster Regiment

Captain G. P. O. Springfield - 2nd Dragoon Guards

Captain A. B. Priestley - Dorset Regiment

Lieutenant Percy Wyndham - Coldstream Guards

Captain W. M. C. Vandeleur - Essex Regiment

Captain A. M. C. Hewat - Royal Scots Keenlyside

Lieutenant J. R. Pickersgill-Cunliffe - Grenadier Guards

Colonel Sir E. R. Bradford - Seaforth highlanders

Lieutenant Colonel Marchant DSO - East Lancashire

Lieutenant Champion de Crespigny - 2nd Dragoon Guards

Major H. F. F. B. Foljambe - Kings Royal Rifles

Captain A. E. Cathcart - Kings Royal Rifles

2nd Lieutenant R. W. M. Lockwood - Coldstream Guards

Major J. H. W. Johnstone - Royal Field Artillery

2nd Lieutenant G. W. Polson - 2st Black Watch

Lieutenant E. H. Montresor - Royal Sussex

Captain H. H. Berners - Irish Guards

Lieutenant D. C. C. Sewell - Royal West Kent

Captain Lord Guernsey - Irish Guards

Lord Arthur Hay - Captain Irish Guards

Photographs by Bassano - Lafayette - Elliott and Fry - Speaight - Central News - Miel - Lambert Weston - Tucker - Reive - Maull and Fox - Gale and Polden

HMS Pathfinder After Being Torpedoed by a German Submarine from a drawing by Oscar Parkes "with the Assistance of a Survivor "

page on an incident in the english channel look Destroyer and steamer on the look out for Contraband - half page drawn by h. g. Swanwick from information supplied by an officer

Page entitled Belgium and Sidelights on the German Invasion - Five sketches Drawn by Helen McKie from Notes and Descriptions by gustave Gaytant of the 3rd Belgian Infantry, who fought at Vise, Liege, Haelen and Tirlemont:

How the Germans Use the Rifle in Close Formation

Ransacking a Peasants Cottage for Food and Drink

Peasant Men and Women Busy Making Trenches

Firing on the Red Cross - A Wounded German Killed by a German Bullet

The Nursemaid - A Favourite Disguise for German Spies

Info. Helen Madeleine McKie (1889-1957), artist and illustrator.

Reservists and Their Families on the Steps of the Tsars Cathedral at St Petersburg a wonderful drawing by Arthur Watts

Glimpses of German New Guinea Which We Have Captured from the Germans - Settlers House at Matupi, Rabaul,Neu Mecklenburg (formerly New Ireland) - - - Policeman at Friedrich Wilhelmshaven Bringing the Beer for the German Superman - - - Extinct Volcanoes at Neu Pommern (New Britain) Discovered by Dampier in 1699 small sketches by Major General Sir Robert Baden-Powell

Captain Bertrand Stewart - West Kent Yeomanry

Major J. H. Kerrick - 1st Welsh Regiment

The Motor War - Four Daimler Lorries for the British Expeditionary Force

A Gallop Past by the 6th King Edwards Own Cavalry - Drawn by J. R. L. French son of Field Marshal Sir John French half page

The Burberry Dress and Cape advert

The Swan Pens Factory in London photograph of men at work in the factory

Frys Pure Breakfast Cocoa advertSleekburnc.

The John Pound Travelling Case advert

The Henry Farman Seaplane - Players Navy Cut Cigarettes advert

Prism Binoculars from Aitchison and Co. Ltd of Strand WC advert

Royal Worcester Kidfitting Corsets at Peter Robinsons half page showing four types of corset

High Class Mens and Ladies Tailoring at Egerton Burnett Ltd, of Wellington Somerset half page advert showing six outfits.


This second part of the description features items of news, articles etc but have no images associated with the subject matter unless listed above. They include:

Koenigsberg and Thorn - Interesting Old Towns in the Russian Line of Advance

Poem - The German Navy: An Apology by Sydney Fane - six versesPlease, Im the German Navy, and I want a word with you. Im very young and timid, for Im making my debut. Youve not see very much of me, and Im going to tell you why. Although Im big, Im bashful, Hoch dem Kaiser, Im so shy! and so the verses continues in this vein.

The Way of the War

The Losses Sustained by Our Fleet

Caption articles on the various battle

Russias Case Against the Germans by W. Czerniewski

The Progress of the War by an "Expert"

The Late Captain Bertrand Stewart

Motoring and Aviation by Edwain Campbell.


This is an original USED newspaper not a scan and not a later re-print. If there is a particular date you require in regards to this item eg. For a Birthday or anniversary etc please ask. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. It measures 285 mm (15.5 x 11.25inches).There is no outer advertising cover. The spine has been reinforced/repaired, and a few pages are loose with binding witness marks. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. Some of the pages may be loose, and have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. The images vary in size. There are no outer advertising pages/cover unless otherwise stated. The photographs/maps/drawings etc are NOT in colour unless otherwise stated.

PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete as published - but what I have described above IS present. As far as I can tell there are no pages missing apart from the red advertising cover, but if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. If you require information on size of articles (i.e. number of words), sizes of images, please ask before bidding or buying. The process of the page numbering in The Graphic issues are applied in a yearly sequence and therefore do not start at number 1. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested. Quotation or speech marks in my descriptive text signifies the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page."Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text. PLEASE ALSO NOTE that the paper banners, or mastheads vary, and the scan shown is only a representative sample.

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Product Code 26Sep1914 (9332)