1915 THE GRAPHIC Newspaper BLUCHER Cartoon Kaiser FALKLANDS Krupp's Essen (7532)

Product code: 1970-01-01 00:00:00

David Wilson Cartoon Kaiser FALKLANDS Krupp's Essen


Original Weekly Newspaper

DATE 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:

Cartoon Drawn by Edmund J. Sullivan titled; As Others See Him: A Birthday Card for the Emperor - full front page depiction of the German Emperor Wilhelm

Cartoon Drawn by David Wilson entitled: The Walls of Jellicoe - The German Band: Have we struck a wrong note? These walls of steel fail to go down....

London in a Mantle of Snow - three photographs: Soldiers Throwing Snowballs - - - Embankment and HMS President - - - Nursemaids Pushing Prams

Full page showing two battle sketch diagrams drawn by George Morrell illustrating The Naval Battle off the Falklands and How Admiral Von Spee's Squadron was Chased and Destroyed:

The Position on the Morning of 8 December: Admiral von Spee and his ships off Port Stanley showing Nurnberg Protected Cruiser - Leipzig P. Cr - Gneisenau Armed Cruiser - Dresden P. Cr. - Scharnhorst A. Cr. - An collier transports. Also the British ships in the bay of Stanley and beyond: Glasgow P. Cr - Bristol P Cr - Invincible Battle Cruiser - Cornwall A. Cr. - Carnarvon A. Cr. - Macedonia Armed Liner Scout - etc.

Pursuit of the German Ships Which One By One Were Sunk (apart from Dresden)

Full page showing two diagrams Half Yearly Naval Balance Sheet and How Germany's Policy of Attrition Works in Practice:

Drawing showing a row of ships including: Pegasus - Good Hope - Monmouth - Formidable - ABoukir - Cressy - Hogue - Amphion - Speedy Pathfinder - Dubmarine D5 - Niger 810 - Hawke - Hermes.

Diagram shwowing the losses to the German Navy Sunk in Battle Against the British: Ariadne - Emden - Konigen Luise - Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse - Submarines U15, U18 - Scharnhorst - Gneisenau - Bluecher - Leipzig - Vaterland - Cormoran - Konigsberg - Yorck - Hela - etc.

The Blucher Sinking in the North Sea Battle - a double page from a drawing by E. S. Hodgson from a description. British sailors watching the sinking of the ship from on board a British battleship.

Full page drawing by Harold Oakley showing Essen in Germany and the Krupps factory and environs entitled Germany's Great War Factory - A Bird's Eye View of Krupp's Works at Essen. There is also an inset map showing the position of Essen in Germany.

Full page showing four photographs of soldiering in the Snow at home and abroad:

At Epsom - Inspection of Territorials by Kitchener and M. Millerand

Poland - German Lancer on Horseback Caught in a Snowdrift

France - How Horses are Protected from the Weather

Scene at the Base of a Regiment

Prisoners of War in Russian Hands, and Trophies of War Taken Reive by the Russians - Double page:

Germans and Austrian POW's passing Through Warsaw

Russian Troops Brining in Captured Austrian Officers

A Polish Cart Full of Captured Germans

German Captives in The Streets of Warsaw

A Mixed Bag of Austrian and German Prisoners with Their Russian Captors

A German Gun With Russian CaptorsKeenlyside

Trainload of Trophies of War x2

TheVoluntary Workers of the Prisoners of War Agency in Geneva Organised by the International Committee of the Red Cross - large group photograph outside the HQ

A Clock Made by French Prisoners in England in 1809, in the Position of Mr Francis Abell

1915 - British Sailors Interned in Holland Making Models

An Incident on the Outskirts of Zillebeke, Belgium: A German Looter Caught Red Handed - a full page Drawn by W. Hatherell RI from a Description by Private H. Schlossier 2nd King's Royal Rifles with a description of the scene

The Cult of the Kilt - A Little Study From Life Drawn in Paris by Helen McKie

A Dance to the Pipes at a Base in France - half page from a drawing by C. T. Payne

Ypres, Belgium: French Infantry Charging with the Irish Guards and Grenadiers - a full page Drawn by Balliol Salmon from a Description by Private P. Gilleece of the Irish Guards.

A double page The Soldiers Night Task: "Dumping" Ammunition, Rations, and Water Behind the Trenches - Drawn by Gilbert Holiday from a Sketch by an Officer at the Front - a night-time scene showing soldiers, including Indian Sikhs, placing stores etc in a convenient spot where those in the trenches can gain comparatively easy access under cover etc.

Kultur's View of the Kilted - picture reproduced from the Munich weekly Jugend...

Page entitled Incidents in the French Fighting Line - two drawing on a full page:

An Awkward Encounter: A Christmas Truce Between French and Germans - a near half page drawn by Innes Meo from descriptions by French soldiers

An Unexpedted Encounter: How Four French Soldiers Captured Miela Party of Germans - half page drawing by Innes Meo

Belgian Refugees in the Cirque de Paris Drawn From Life by Paul Renouard - a wonderful full page drawing

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

2nd Lieutenant Arthur Nelson Coxe - Royal Field Artillery - Killed

Lieutenant Hugh C. H. Coxe RN - HMS Formidable - Missing

Lieutenant Alastair Graham Menzies - Scots Guards - Killed

Lieutenant Gerald A. (Robin) Seckham - 2nd East Lancashire Regiment - Killed

Lieutenant E. Haddon Owen - 3rd Lincolnshire Regiment - Killed

Lieutenant G. R. Parr - Somerset Light Infantry - Killed

Captain E. F. Chinnery - Coldstream Guards and Royal Flying Corps - Killed

2nd Lieutenant H. C. CHads - North Staffordshire Regiment - Killed

Lieutenant George Pilkington RN - HM Submarine - Killed

2nd Lieutenant M. E. Lawrence - Kings Royal Rifle Corps - Killed

Lieutenant H. J. Snowden - Hertfordshire Regiment - Killed

Sub Lieutenant Philip J. L. Skinner RN - HMS Formidable - Missing

2nd Lieutenant R. H. Griffiths - Cheshire Regiment - Wounded

Lieutenant Philip Van Neck - Grenadier Guards - Killed

Lieutenant C. G. Gordon Mackenzie - Royal Scots Fusiliers - Killed

Transport in War Time - full page showing six photographs:

South Africa and Buildin the Friesda-Upington Railway for Military Operations x3 photographs

Servia and a Transport Column Passing an Infantry Regiment in a Frontier Town

France and a British Transport at Hazebrouck

British Motor Transport on the March in Flanders

The Army Horse - full page:

A Blue Cross Hospital in France Where the War Worn Horses are Treated

French Farmers Buying British Army Horses Unfit for For Further Military Service

Sir Frederick Low - High Court Judge

Colonel William Johnston CB RAMC

Father Benson Founder of the Cowley Fathers

Sir John Eldon Bankes - Lord Justice

Tommy as a Tedy Bear - A British Soldier in a Fur Coat

M. Paul Franz as Singer and as a Soldier

A Sentry at Busteed - Russian in the Canadian Contingent

How Members of the Hohenzollern SIgmaringen Family are Fightin Each Other - family tree style diagram

A Transport Going Through the Suez Canal at Night - Sketch by an Officer

Drawings in Facsimile by a British Officer in the Cameroons - Full page showing three drawings:

Two views of the German Trenches at Mujuka, The Rail Head of the Bonaberi Line - with handwritten

The Shelling of Bombe by the Sierra Leone Battery of the Royal Garrison Artillery - with hand written subtitles to drawing - probably by Major Harold Walter Gooch Meyer Griffith but cant read the signature but the end half is definately Griffith, and the caption article mentions Douala, Cameroon which fits in with him.

The Fighting in The Caucasus Where the German Led Turkish Army was Defeated - Full page showing three drawings by Donald Maxwell and two small inset maps:

Two Maps Showing the Fighting Area Marked X

Pass in the Caucasus MountainsSleekburnc.

Tiflis - taking up half the page, a drawing showing Tbilisi, Georgia and the Narikala Fortress and surrounding buildings

Sketch Showing the Inhospitable Nature of the Country in Which the Turkish Army was Routed

HMS Lion Safe in All Waters - full page drawing of the battleship Armoured Cruiser from an original drawing by Montague Dawson - advert for Ushers Green Stripe and OVG Scotch Whiskies, Andrew Usher and Col Distillers Edinburgh

Nelson's First Prize From a Painting by Bernard F. Gribble (small)

Mellin's Food - advert

Diagram of The Battle Near Soissons - a full page diagram, an advert Reinforce with Bovril.

The Theatre:

Three Scenes from Kings and Queens at the St James's Theatre

Oyu and Donna Leigh in Japanese Dance at the Coliseum

Jane Delmar at the Criterion - small portrait photograph by Dover Street

Quennie Thomas at the New Theatre - small portrait photograph by Wrather and Buys

Mister Gerald Du Maurier as Raffles at Wyndhams - photograph by Foulsham and Banfield

The Consols of the Tyre World - Dunlop advert

Calox Oxygen Tooth Powder - advert

Clemak Safety Razor - advert showing a bull dog type with the razor in its mouth

A 9•5hp Standard Car in Use at Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sharing His People's Sorrows: The King of Italy Directing the Work of Rescue at Avezzano After the Great Earthquake - Drawn by Arturo Bianchini on a half page


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

The Blucher Sinking in the North Sea Battle - caption article. Info. Battle of the North Sea became known as Battle of Dogger Bank.

The Problem of Prisoners of War - with ref. to French prisoners of war during 1756-1815 - Mr Francis Abell - Mr Humphrey Milford - M. Gustave Ador - Napoleonic Wars - Dartmoor Prison - Fishguard Invasion - The Funny Frog Story (150 wrds approx) - French Prisoners on Parole - Wingworth Hall - etc.

The Cult of the Kilt and Pipe in War

Book Reviews

The House of Hohenzoller at Daggers Drawn

The Reign of the Frump in War Time - by Candida

Motoring and Aviation by Edwin Campbell Sleekburnc. 3001


This is an original USED newspaper not a scan and not a later re-print.

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. If there is a particular date you require regarding this item eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc please ask.

16 pages (32 sides).It measures 395 x 285 mm (15.5 x 11.25inches).There is no outer advertising cover, there are binding witness marks to the spine. The main frontispiece page is present with The Graphic header banner, date, price etc. 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 engravings vary in size. There are no outer advertising pages/cover unless otherwise stated. The images are NOT in colour unless otherwise stated.

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 No other pages missing but 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. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.

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Product Code 1970-01-01 00:00:00