1915 THE GRAPHIC Newspaper WW1 Cossacks Russia LORD GERALD GROSVENOR (4632)

Product code: 20Mar1915 (4632) 29Mar2017

COSSACKS RUSSIA Royal Navy Grand Fleet FRENCH 75 GUNS Roll of Honoured Dead Wounded


Original Antique WW1 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:

Russian Don Cossacks Attacking a German Motor Lorry - full page (fp) frontispiece Drawn by J. Wladimiroff Our Special Artist in Russia and Passed for publication by The Russian Censor. Info. Info. Ivan Alexejevitch Vladimirov was a Russian Soviet painter.

Austrian Gun in the Western War Area; Demolished Statue at Rheims Cathedral; Scene of Destruction at Sermais les Bains - x3photos.

A Photographic Record of the Dardanelles Bombarment - photo with hand written notations.

Sir Thomas Lipton with the Serbian Guns.

Famous French Gun the "75" - info.Canon de 75 modèle 1897.

King George V Among His Canadian Troops at Salisbury Plane:

March past of the 7th Battalion British Columbia Infantry.

After Inspection the Canadians Cheering the Royal Train on Departure.

King and Lord Kitchener at the Saluting Base Watching the Canadian Artillery.

The Navy Vigil in the North Sea: Showing the Quarter Deck of One of the Ships of the Grand Fleet After a Fall of Snow - fp A Sketch in Facsimile by a Naval Officer with the Grand Fleet.

Operating on Wounded Soldiers in a French Cathedral - fp colour drawn by Gilbert Holiday Our Special Artist in France.

The Day of the Big Gun: The French 75 in Action - fp.

If Gallipoli Were The Isle of Wight: What the Naval 15inch Gun Can Do - pictorial map.

Types of Guns Used in the War - fp showing x15photos of various guns used by allies.

Double page (dp) showing x20photos of various of guns, artiller, used on both sides.

A German Field Gun Caught in the Ice in East Prussia During reive the Retreat From the Niemen - centre dp Drawn by J. H. Jurres from a Description.

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

Captain R. F. Loder Symonds - Cheshire Regiment; Killed.

Capt. B. Weldon Molony - E. Lancs Rgt; Killed.

Capt William Arthur Gover - 7th Rajputs; Killed.

Lt. J. A. Carter Wood - Coldstream Guards; Killed.

Lt. Norman A. Newson - 3rd Cheshire Rgt; Killed

Lt Wickham L. Harvey - 7th DCO Rajputs; Killed.

Lt. J. H. K. Richardson - RHA; Woundedl; Mentioned in Despatches.

Lt. Lord Gerald Grosvenor - Scots Guards; Wounded and Prisoner.

Captain C. V. L. Poe - Kings Royal Rifle Corps; Killed.

Major E. Gardiner - Royal Engineers; Killed.c.keenlyside.

Captain H. Townsend Green - Queen's Westminster Rifles; Killed.

Capt. Norman Fraser DSO - 2nd Cameron Highlanders; Killed.

2nd Lt. Harold Vernon Hutt - 2nd Royal Sussex Regt; Killed.

Lt. James R. Trethowan Roberts - Suffolk Regt; Killed.

2nd Lt. K. C. MacGregor - 2nd Kings Own Scottish Borderers; Killed.

Midshipman Basil George Butler RNR - HM Submarine; Missing.

Mechanical Auxiliaries of the Overseas Contingents - fp showing x4photos:

String of Cars Presented by the Canadian Branch of the British Red Cross.

From Australia: Merry Party on Motor Lorries Wearing Their Brown American Cloth Caps.

Australia: Smiths at the Forge; Motor Lorry Used as a Repair Shop -x2photos.

How Young Brussels Rags the Boche - from a drawing by Charles Crombie.

Lieutenant Colonel Guy Du Maurier Killed in Action.

Late Count de Witte the Russian Premier.

Captain Godfrey Steward DSO.

Dr Sir George Turner Who Died of Leprosy.

Late Mister Walter Crane the artist.

Big and Little Willie at the New Empire Show Stage Struck.

The Pullman Farce at the Garrick Theatre Excuse Me.

The Maharaja of Baria.sleekburnc.

Lieut. Maurice Drake.

Paying Soldiers Their Wage: Pay Parade of the 15th Battalion (Civil Service Rifles).

Banshankari, Bombay Presidency: An Indian Idols miel Chariot an d 15hp Austin Car.

General Pau the French Representative Arriving at Petrograd - hp; some rubbing to photo.


The Pianola Piano from the Orchestrelle Co. Aeolian Hall, New Bond St - fp adv from a drawing by John A Harris.

Latest Fashion from Paris: Parade of Evening Gowns at Poirets.

Robinson and Cleaver: Girls Frocs and Ladies Blouses - advert.

Three nuns Tobacco - fp advert from a drawing by Thorpe.


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:

My Man! - Poem by CMW

The Way of The War page.

War as Waged by Giant Guns, With Special Ref. to the navy - by Percival A Hislam.

New Books - reviews.

Fashion and The Philosophy of the Ostrich - a ladies column by Candida.

The Theatres.

Motoring and Aviation by Edwin Campbell.

Sleekburnc. 2003


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.

12 pages (24 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 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 images 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 four pages missing, 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. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.

The descriptive text in the 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. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

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Product Code 20Mar1915 (4632) 29Mar2017