1915 THE GRAPHIC Newspaper 20 Nov WW1 BATTLE at BEAUSEJOUR Churchill Resigns

Product code: (9932) 3 Nov 15
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An original issue of THE GRAPHIC Iillustrated newspaper DATED 1915
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Fourteen pages (28 sides) of a weekly issue of:


An Original Illustrated Newspaper Dated 1915

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:

Winston Churchill and Herbert Kitchener on Horseback - full front page with caption on Churchill's resignation from the House of Commons to take up military duties. Engraved masthead for The Graphic to top of page with dates etc. the scan is a cropped version of the full page.

The Way of the War page - nine photographs:

Transport Ship Southland Torpedoed in the Aegean.

Vessel Sunk by Turks to Block Channel of The Euphrates x2.

Mr Booker Washington The Pioneer of Education for the Negro Race.

Earl of Seafield Killed in Action - info. James Ogilvie-Grant.

Prince Albert Suffering From an "Obstinate Gastric Order" - info. Later George VI

Mr Arthur C. Benson.

Lt. Com. C. H. Warren RN of the Lost Submarine E20.

Batch of Recruits from the Polytechnic - info. probably recruits from Regent Street Polytechnic; todays Westminster University.

Serbia - full page (fp):

Serbian Soldiers Striking Camp.

Serbian Artillerymen Bringing Bringing Heavy Gun Up Steep Hill with Horses.

Dardanelles: French Sailors Diving and Swimming at Lemnos from a French Warship - fp.

India: Men Working in a Munitions Factory x2 photos on fp.

Map: The Peril of Persia in the World War - a full page pictorial map drawn by G. F. Morrell. It shows railways - Area Captured by British - British Sphere in Persia - Russian Sphere - Caspian Sea - Gulf of Oman - Persian Gulf - Kushk Terminus of Russian Railways from Afghan Front - Muscat - Shiraz - Baghdad - Tiflis Shuster Oil Fields - Ahwaz or Ahvaz - Nushki Terminus of Indian Railways - Quetta - Gwadur - plus much more.

French President M. Poincare at the Front in Lorraine and Champagne - x2 photos on fp.

Vice Admiral Kanin Russia Commander Baltic Fleet - fp.

The Russian Moujik and Bread:

Vast Stores of Rye Flour For Shipment to the Front.

Underground Bakeries inthe Rear of the Russian Army.

Military Bakers with Their Dough Tins.

Field Bakery in the Russian Lines.

Placing the Dough inthe Oven.

Sliced Black Bread For Distribution to th eWounded.

Distributing Bread.

Russian Army Bakers Baking Rye Bread in the Field - full page photo.

Austrian Invasion of Serbia: Austrian Solders Resting in a Frontier Town - fp photo.

Forest Near Vilna and Russian Rear Guard Action - full page drawn by J. Wladimiroff "Our Special Artist in Russia and passed for publication in The Graphic by the Russian Censor". It shows Russian soldiers in hand to hand fighting with Germans in a forest. Info. Info. Ivan Vladimirov (1870–1947) Russian/Soviet painter and artist.

French Artillery Galloping into Action at Beausejour - a very atmospheric double page scene described by a wounded French artillery officer thus: "My battery of 75's (guns) was stationed near Beausejour and during three days our artillery was in action.......For the first time since the victory of the Marne we galloped into action while bombs were bursting round us". From a drawing by Johannes Hendricus Jurres. Info. an interesting piece of research reveals that Maurice Floquet, Frances oldest living man until 2006, was a veteran officer of the French artillery and was wounded at this very battle.

The Tribulations of a Turk: An Interlude in the Gallipoli Campaign - from a drawing by Edwin Morrow - it shows a poor Turk trying to surrender after having got behind the British front lines; but the off duty British soldiers threw empty bully beef tins at him for sport.

New Careers for Women:

English Police Woman in Special Uniform.

Cavalry Woman in France.

Coal Lady in England.

Sowing Oats in England.

A Commissionaire in Russian Dress in Bond Street.

Watch Woman in Germany.

Dock Labourer in Russia.

A Milkmaid on an English Farm.

Ladies Exercising Gunner (horses) in England.

Madame Hattori Wife of Governor of Hiogo Ken.

Japanese Ladies at Kobe Making Bandages for the British Red Cross .

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

2nd Lieutenant J. W. Forrest - 7th Seaforth Highlanders

2nd Lt. Gordon S. Woodhouse - Royal Field Artillery.

Captain Vigor Tomkins - 7th East Surrey Regiment.

2nd Lt. G. L. Wainwright - 3rd Attd. 2nd Royal Sussex Regiment.

Lt. James Scott - 7th King's Own Scottish Borderers.

2nd Lt. John B. Blanchard - 1/6th North Staffordshire Regt.

Lt. A. D. J. Melliss - 9th Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry.

Lt. K. W. Harvey - Royal Field Artillery.

Capt. Leslie Cozens - 1/5th South Staffs Regt.

Capt. E. G. Langdale - 5th Leicestershire Regt.

Capt A. F. Chance - RFA.

Lt. Hon. M. H. D. Brown - 1st Coldstream Guards - Info. Maurice Henry Dermot Browne s/o Earl and Countess of Kenmare

Major Rupert V. Simpson - 1st Oxford and Bucks L.I.

Lt. Cyril G. Wood - 6th East Lancs Regt.

2nd Lt. Leigh Pemberton - 9th King's Royal Rifle Corps.

Major K. R. McCloughin - 11th The Royal Scots.

Lt. R. H. Hutchison - 8th (attd 1st) Black Watch.

Capt. Claud A. Wythes - 2nd Worcestershire Regt.

2nd Lt. H. G. Simpson - 9th Duke of Cornwall's LI.

Capt. Francis Charles Hunt - 2nd Rifle Brigade.

2nd Lt Mervyn Davies - 9th Devonshire Regt.

Capt. F. E. Myddelton-Gavey - 2nd (attchd. 4th) Worcsw Regt.

Lt. R. Rawlinson - 2nd Border Rgt. - Info. Robert s/o John Baldwin Rawlinson and Theodora W. Rawlinson, Graythwaite Old Hall, Lancs.

2nd Lt. C. F. B. Hodgins - 2nd Wilts Regt.

British Bull Bovril - fp advert drawn by Tom Purvis

Buchanan's Scotch Whiskies - fp advert horses jumping a fence.

Bell's Three Nuns Tobacco - hp

Swan Fountai Pen - hp advert

Oxo and Two Letters from the Front - hp advert .

Mellins Baby Food - advert

Clemak Safety Razor - advert.

The 7 o'clock Safety Razor - hp advert

Captain Kynoch-Shand 6th Gordons - Wounded; In despatches.

Hon. Major and Q.M. Andrew Gordon with Lieutenant Maxwell of 9th Royal Scots.

Typical Scot of the 9th Royal Scots at the Front.

Waterproof Headgear Worn by the Black Watch.

Major W. J. S. Hosley - Kings Own Scottish Borderers Killed at Loos.

2nd Lieut. J. B Wood 10th Gordons Who Won MC at Loos.

Lieutenant Colonel J. R. E. Stansfeld - 2nd Battalion Gordon Highlanders - With obituary

Mr E. C. Buley - info. Ernest Charles Australian journalist and author

Captain Campbell Creator of "Spud Tamson" - info. Captain Robert William Campbell

Gifts for the Front: Map Measurer by Goldsmiths an Silversmiths Company - - Luminous Damp and Dust Proof Watch - - Rustless Flask.

20Hp Napier From Salisbury to Cape Town - the drivers incl Mr A. C. Henderson trying to get the car out of sand.

20hp Napier Car Salisbury to Capetown - Typical Rhodesian Road near Gwelo.


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:

The Way of the War page - with mention of Resignation of Winston Churchill - Philip J. Sampson's New book - Death of Earl of Seafeld - etc.

What The Russian Moujik Fights On: A People Whose Mainstay is Black Bread - by Waclaw Czerniewski (Vaclav). Info. Russian peasants.

New Books.

At The Back o' Benachie - discussion on a book by Mrs Helen Beaton (approx 200wds).

Eight Brothers in Arms - list of eight Scottish soldiers with the name of Wood, awarded the Military Cross MC.

Obituary of Lieutenant Colonel J. R. E. Stansfeld (approx. 100 wds.)

The Derring-do of the Dominions: The Joyous Australasians - - Captain Campbell's Carreer - - Mr Buley's Book - - A Canadians Story.

Motoring and Aviation by Edwin Campbell.



The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only (9932). This is an original but 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.

A publication similar to The Illustrated London News, The Graphic was a weekly illustrated newspaper published by H. R. Baines and Company Ltd of Tallis House, Whitefriars, City of London.

It measures 395 x 285 mm (15.5 x 11.25inches).There is no outer advertising cover or colour supplement.There are binding witness marks to the spine. Some of the pages are loose with binding witness marks. There is some age yellowing. 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 photographs/drawings etc. vary in size. The images are NOT in colour unless otherwise stated. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.

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 TWO other pages missing (as well those stated above), so 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 carry on from the previous issue therefore do not start at number 1. The descriptive text in my listing, details the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page. Please be aware there maybe typo/ spelling errors etc. "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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Condition Used
Product Code (9932) 3 Nov 15
Weight 0.3kg