1914 WW1 Print NORTH SEA NAVY FLEET Beatty TYRWHITT Zeppelin Bombardment Antwerp

Product code: GW 25 Nov 2015 (p)
£15.29
WWI Antique Print NORTH SEA NAVAL FLEET
A double page titled:

 
"A Certain Liveliness in the North Sea" - Our Battle Fleet Keeping Sleepless Watch and Ward

DATE: c1914

 

Eight photographs, and a drawing to the centre page:

The drawing is by Charles Pears showing of the fleet in rough seas.

Vice Admiral Beatty.

Commander Goodenough of HM Light Cruiser Southampton.

Commander Keyes - Commodore of the Submarine Service.

HMS Lion, Flagship of Admiral Beatty with the Battle Cruiser Squadron.

Rear Admiral Moore - Third Sea Lord.

Rear Admiral Christian

Commander Tyrwhitt of the Arethusa.

HM Destroyer Laertes of the First Fleet.


On the front reverse is a full page titled The Zeppelin Bombardment of Antwerp on August 24th in Defiance of the Hague Convention specially painted by R. G. Mathews from sketches supplied by a correspondent in Antwerp

On the reverse back is a full page titled The Spirit of Our Old Navy Yet Lives - The "Drake Touch" in the North Sea from a drawing by C. M. Padday. It shows British Battle cruiser Squadron sinking German cruisers and destroyers in the Heligoland Bight.



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

 

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CONDITION/DIMENSIONS

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 - see scan. 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. (p).

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Condition Used
Product Code GW 25 Nov 2015 (p)
Weight 0.1kg