1915 THE GRAPHIC Newspaper WW1 GAS ATTACK YPRES Canadian Highlanders KARL BULLA (1732
1915 THE GRAPHIC Newspaper WW1 GAS ATTACK YPRES Canadian Highlanders KARL BULLA (1732
1915 THE GRAPHIC Newspaper WW1 GAS ATTACK YPRES Canadian Highlanders KARL BULLA (1732
1915 THE GRAPHIC Newspaper WW1 GAS ATTACK YPRES Canadian Highlanders KARL BULLA (1732
1915 THE GRAPHIC Newspaper WW1 GAS ATTACK YPRES Canadian Highlanders KARL BULLA (1732

1915 THE GRAPHIC Newspaper WW1 GAS ATTACK YPRES Canadian Highlanders KARL BULLA (1732

Product code: 1732 (Wt 300g)

Poisonous Gas Attack Ypres ROYAL HIGHLANDERS CANADA Trenches Wijtschate Mesen KING EMMANUEL III ITALY Karl Bulla Photographs




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:

King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy - full page (fp) frontispiece.

Page entitled Way of the War with article, and showing x6pics:

Hayes Common and Crowning the May Queen - Flowers for French Artilleryman - The May Queen of Walworth (x3pics).

Picture by Herbert A. Olivers showing King George and King Albert of Belgium Meeting at the Frontier Post On the Road from Dunkirk to Furnes.

German Aircraft Activity: Houses Bombed in Bury St Edmunds - French Officers Watching Enemy Aircraft Overhead (x2pics).

Fighting by Poisonous Gas Fumes near Ypres: Royal Highlanders of Canada Being Overwhelmed by The Germans Green Cloud of Death.....The First British Troops to Make Acquaintance with the Latest German Frightfulness - a double page (dp) drawn by Arthur Garratt from a Sketch by a Private of the Royal Canadian Highlanders.

After a German Success in The North Sea: Survivors of HMS Recruit Cheering the Mine Sweeper (the Trawler Daisy), That Rescued Them - half page (hp) from a sketch drawn by E. S. Hodgson from an eye witness account .

After a British Success in The North Sea: Handing Over Rescued reive German Officers to the The Guardship for Confinement - hp from a drawing by Ralph Cleaver from sketch by an eye witness.

A German Ruse de Guerre Near Ypres: Group of German Men March Across to a British Trench in Surrender; Concealed Germans Opened Fire on British Men Advancing to Take Them Prisoner - fp drawn by Ralph Cleaver from a sketch by an officer at the front.

Panoramic View of the British and German Trenches in the Neighbourhood of Wytschaete and Messines, in the Belgian Sector - dp drawn by Ralph Cleaver Our Representative with the Special Mission to the British Trenches - it shows the local countryside and villages/towns beyond, farms etc. The areas marked on the sketch include : German Communicating Trench - British Line of Trenches - Wytschaete Ruins - Middlestead Farm - Mont Kemmel - etc. Also three British officers reconnoitering the area through binoculars next to a farm. Info. Wijtschate - Mesen.

A Cossack Officer Congratulating his Troops on Their Victory After a Battle - dp from a photograph by C. Bulla. Info. Carl Oswald Bulla or Karl Karlovich Bulla.

How Russian Troops Are Cared For - fp showing x6 photographs taken specially for The Graphic by C. Bulla:

Distributing Clean Linen at the Front.

Preparing a Meal on the Battlefield.

At Kielce Station Where Tea and Cake for Fighting Men and Refugees is Served - hp.

A Pedlar Woman Selling to Soldiers.

Men Working the Gun. sleekburnc.

Gifts Being Distributed for Troops.

Miss Meriel Buchanan, Daughter of The British Ambassadors to Russia, Who Nurses Russian Soldiers - fp photo by C. Bulla.

Cartoon sketches by David Wilson: the Annihilation of Distance; or, Evolution in Silhouette.

British East Africa: A Chief Making a Gift of Live Stock to Our Troops - fp Drawn by W. Hatherell RI from a Sketch by H. R. McClure , Our Special Correspondent in British E. Africa.

Article entitled Calcutta's Volunteers showing x2photos: The Veterans Company of the 1st Calcutta Volunteer Rifles (group photo) - The Viceroy of India Inspecting the Calcutta Scottish Volunteers.

Three small photos: In Canada, The Grand Rounds Visiting Outposts of the Toronto Clivic Guard - A Merry Maori (soldier) - In Egypt, The Australina Army Engineers Bridge Bulding near the Nile.

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 John R. Edison - 1/8 Sherwood Foresters.

2nd Lieut. Georg H. Cotter - London Rifle Brigade.

Lt. Eric E. Molson - 3rd Royal Scots.

Captain W. F. B. Edwards - 24th Punjabis.

Lt. Aubrey Vintcent - 4th Rifle Brigade.

Lt. Geoffrey Holman - 2nd King's Shropshire Light Infantry.

Lt. R. V. de Burgh Griffith - 3rd Royal Fusiliers.

2nd Lt. A. R. Newton-King - Royal Irish Rgt.

2nd Lt. Tom Norton - 1stEast Surrey Rgt.

Capt. George Earl Alt - Kings Own Yorkshire L.I.

2nd Lt. E. Basil Walker - Royal West Kent Rgt.

Capt and Adj. H. Power - 2nd Northamptonshire Rgt.

Lt. R. Kirwood Ledger - Rifle Brigade.

2nd Lt. Esmond L. Kellie - Bedfordshire Rgt.

Capt and Adj. A. C. S. Hind -110th Mahratta L.I.

Lt. Ian Breac Macleod - 2nd Batt. Black Watch.

Capt. E. S. P. K. James - 4th Kings Royal Rifle Corps.

Lt. A. Meredyth-Young - I. A. Reserve of Officers.

Captain T. M> Ellis - 2nd Duke of Wellingtons Regt.

2nd Lt. D. L. Summerhays - Queen Victorias Rifles.

Capt. William Leonard Reid - 2nd Dorset Regt.

Lt. C. Barclay Leechman - 3rd Kings Own Hussars.

Capt. T. P. Wingate - 2nd Kings Own Scottish Borderers.

2nd Lt. W. V. P. C. Whittle - Worcestershire Rgt.

Late Mr Neil Forsyth Who Drowned in the Spey While Fishing - sm photo.

The Late Miss D'Alroy Who Died of Appendicitis at Sheffield - sm. photo.

The Margaret Street Hospital for Consumptives - now the Blood Donor

Women and the War: Danish Nurses for France Headed by Professor E. A. Tscherning.

Theatre: Three Scenes from Advertisement Just withdrawn from the Kingsway - Scene from The Argyll Case at The Strand.

Motoring: Vauxhall Car Somewhere in France - Consignment of Standard Cars Leaving London to the Order of S. African Government - x2photos.

Fashion Sketch by Beatrice Spiller: Striped Coat in Knitted Silk from Debenham and Freebody

DP of various adverts: Halls Distemper - Four Crown Whisky - Wana Ranee Perfume of Ceylon (hp) - Castle Collars from Robinson Cleaver - John Pund Military Equipment.

FP of Various adverts: Three Models of Royal Worcester Corsets from Peter Robinson - Carron High Class Baths - Infants Wicker Cot; and Baby's Frock from Robinson Cleaver - Tea and Rest Frock miel from Debenham Freebody.

HP showing x2 ads: Wrights Coal Tar Soap - Elkington Plate.



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:

Way of the War.

Poisonous Gas near Ypres - caption article approx. 200wds.

Meriel Buchanan - small caption article approx 100wds.

Book Reviews..

The Calcutta Volunteers - with mention of Mister Alec Marsh - Judge Sir H. L. Stephen - Colonel Grice - Lt. S. Preston - Lt Alec Marsh - Lt. S. S. Cooper - Color Sergeant - J. R. Miller - Captain Mackay VC - Major the Hon. N. Beatson-Bell - Hon. F. H. Stewart - Hon. E. H. Bray.

War Time in the Library.

Women and Peace by Candida .

Theatre and Plays - by JMB. (J. M. Barrie possibly?).

Motoring and Aviation by Edwin Campbell. sleekburnc. 0805


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.

13 pages (26 sides) It measures 395 x 285 mm (15.5 x 11.25inches).There is no outer advertising cover and 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 two 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. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

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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Product Code 1732 (Wt 300g)
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