1914 WW1 Antique Print HELIGOLAND BATTLE Sinking German Cruiser SMS MAINZ (20)

Product code: 18Feb2017 (20) GW3
£8.45
Original WW1 Image from The Great War: German Cruiser SMS MAINZ Sinking Rescue BATTLE OF HELIGOLAND
German Cruiser SMS MAINZ Sinking Rescue BATTLE OF HELIGOLAND



Full page from a WW1 publication

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: Rescueing 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 published between 1914 and c1919-20. Sleekburnc.


CONDITION/DIMENSIONS

Interesting and informative illustrations etc from the WW1 period on a full page from the dated stated and not a later reproduction. The page measures approx. overall 315 x 225 mm (12.25 x 8.75 inches). 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. "Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.

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Product Code 18Feb2017 (20) GW3