The front page shows two photographs; the first Group of Canadian Officers, with Colonel Sam Hughes Seated in the Centre. The second shows the troops marching through the streets; titled The 48th Canadian Highlanders Leaving Toronto Before Embarking for Europe.
The centre double page shows eight photographic images:
Canadian Royal Grenadiers at Valcartier Camp, Quebec.
Canadian Highlanders Leaving a Train at Valcartier Camp.
Infantry Drawn up for Inspection at Valcartier.
Legion of Frontiersmen. Sleekburnc.
Cavalry Exercising at Montreal Before Departure.
Ontario Royal Artillery on Parade.
Artillery Soldiers Hauling a 4•7inch Gun into Position.
Canadian 9th Artillery Leaving the Fort at Toronto.
On the back is a full page print from a drawing by Charles Pears titled British Mine Sweepers at Their Hazardous Work Clearing The Seas of Mines Laid by Germans. It shows the ships moving in formation with look-out hydroplanes above.
Provenance: The Great War - Amalgamated Press. c1914. The Great War series was published between 1914 and c1919.
A double page print from a publication, as the date states and not a modern reproduction. Printed on good grade quality paper, it measures overall 430 x310mm (18x12inches) approx. It is printed on all sides. There is an as published fold to the centre with staple witness marks. 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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