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

Product code: (20) GW3 Wt 100g
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Original WW1 Image from The Great War: German Cruiser SMS MAINZ Sinking Rescue BATTLE OF HELIGOLAND
 

WW1 1914 German Cruiser SMS MAINZ Sinking Rescue BATTLE OF HELIGOLAND Antique Print

   


 

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. loght.

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. sleekburnc.

Provenance: The Great War - Amalgamated Press. c1914. The Great War series was published between 1914 and c1919-20.

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. 

Product Code (20) GW3 Wt 100g
Weight 0.1kg