1915 THE GRAPHIC Newspaper WW1 MOUDROS LEMNOS Aristide Briand IRAQ (2042)

Product code: 11 dec 1915  27 Nov 2015

MOUDROS on LEMNOS Iraq RED CROSS M. Vandervelde HEAVY GUNS Louis Raemaekers KITCHENER Recruitment WAR ARTISTS. Remarkable insight into the First World War.

Fourteen pages (28 sides) of a weekly issue of:


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:

M. Aristide Briand the French Premier - full front page Drawn from life by Henri Rudaux

The Way of the War Page:

Thoroughbred Horses Presented by Colonel Hall Walker to the Government.

The New Royal Exchange London: Panel Showing the Charter of philip the Good by E. A. Cox RBA - info. Elijah Albert Cox.

In Memory of Lt. Warneford VC at Brompton - designed by Mr Frank Lynn-Jenkins.

Mister Stanley wilson MP Captured by a U Boat.

Sir Samuel Evans Injured by a Bus in the Strand.

Mr Charles Sims RA.

Mr T. S. Sproule of the Canadian Senate.

Personalities in the News:

Colonel Hall Walker MP

Prince of Wales's Orderly - Trooper F. Tyler.

M. Louis Raemaekers The Dutch Cartoonist.

Pr. Louis Napoleon with the Italians.

Captain von Papen Cleared Out of USA.

Lord Kitchener Strolling Along the Beach at Mudros - ¾ page photograph; info. Moudros, Lemnos, Greece.

Recruiting Campaign:

The Men in Mufti: Recruits Marchin Off to Barracks.

Scenes at a Convalescent Remount Depot - x3 photographs showing women doing what were mens jobs at a horses convalescent centre.


The Austro Romanian Frontier: Starving Austrian Peasants Waiting to Buy Flour.

Supplies of Corn Awaiting Shipment.

Prominent Pro-Allies: M. Take Jonescu ex-Premier and M. Filipisco with others.

Pro-Entente Demonstration in Bucharest: Police Arresting the Disturbers of the Peace - hp (half page).

Weather in the Eastern War Zone:

Greece: The Allied Warships Riding Out a Gale at Salonica.

Poland: Austrian Transport Wagon Crossing River.

Serbia: Oxen Transport Wagons on Flooded Roads.

Mesopotamia and The British Expeditionary Force - Double page showing 10 photographs:

Trench Digging by Native Infantry.

Trenches and Gun Emplacements etc x4 photographs.

Turkish Prisoners.

Captured Rifles etc.

Soldiers of British Expeditionary Force Wading Through Flooded Desert.

Maxim Gun in Action.Sleekburnc

Machine Gun Section.

The caption to the title mentions Baghdad - General Townsend - Shaiba - Ctesiphon - Turkish Reinforcements.

Page entitled ...The Army's Raid on the Pacific Proffesions x8 photographs of men:

Sergeant Spencer William Bland - 6th Inniskilling Dragoons

Captain Richard Bland - Kings Liverpool Rgt.

2nd Lieutenant R. Henderson Bland - 11th Gloucester Regiment.

Lt. Col. Leopold Grosvenor Bland - Midland Mounted Rifles, S. Africa.

Mr Philip Connard in Peace Time (artist).

M. Paul Franz the Distinguished Frenhc Tenor Serving With French Army.

Mr Philip Connard in War Time as a Bombardier (now 2nd Lt.) RFA.

Famous Graphic Artist, an Officer of the RFA. - no name.

Florence Italy: Wounded British Officers Recuperating in a Beautiful Villa Garden - full page (fp).

Women Munition Makers - Drawn Specially for The Graphic by Louis Raemaekers.

A War Artist Making Panoramic Sketches of the Enemy's Lines Working From The Slender Cover on the Top of First Line Trenches - full page from a drawing.

The Soldier as Cartoonist - from a drawing by Mr W. David Jones of 15th Royal Welsh Fusiliers 1st London Battalion.

The Red Cross Under Fire: Bringing in Italian Wounded While Reive Austrian Shells Burst Near By - full page sepia style.

The Heavies: "Do you say that you sweat with the Field Guns? By God! You must lather with us" - Kipling. - a double centre page from a drawing by C. J. Payne Our Special Artist in France showing men of the Garrison Artillery handling a heavy field gun into a position, up a hill through woods in France.

The Caucasus: A Russian Corps Commander Inspecting Arms and Munitions Capture from the Turks - hp sepia style.

The British Military Attache Making a Tour of the Turkish Front with the Corps Commander - hp sepia style.

Free Buffet for the Fighting Man: A Scene at Victoria Station - from a drawing by Frank Dadd. Miel

The Good Samaritan - From a drawing by Paul Renouard - a nurse tending a sick soldier.

M. Vandervelde the Belgian Socialist Minister Making a Balloon Ascent at the Front - full page photograph of him climbing in or out of the balloon basket.

Scrooge's Vision: The Christmas Gifts - from a drawing by Arthur Rackham. (small).

A Smart Barri Hat - two small fashion sketches.

Gift Ideas: Onoto Pen in Gift Box - - Photo Frame - - Reading Stand.

A 17•9hp Arrol Johnsont Car Witheld because of the War

New Aerial Destroyer: An Armed and Armou Clad Tractor BI-Plane - hp.


Bengers Foods For Infants, Invalids and The Aged.

Allcock's Plasters.

Swan Fount Pens - three enlarged facsimile examples of the fountain pen - Mabie, Todd of High Holborn.

Monte Carlo - travel ad.

Lest We Forget: A Medal Memorial to Our Dead by Harrods.

Auto Strop Safety Razor - hp

Yule Tide Gifts: Universal Coffee Machine - - Universal Vacuum Flask.

Handkerchiefs from Robinson and Cleaver .

Burberry Winter Weatherproofs: The Ulster Burberry - showing a lady wearing the lastes burberry coat and hat.

The Spansa Pocket Travelling Companion.

Debenham and Freebody Fur Coats.


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 page with mention of German Dr Munsterberg of Harvard University - Mr Ellis Barker of Cologne - Francis Gribble - Sir Albert Spicer - Miss Margaret Chute - Mr E. A. Cox - Sir Frederick Green.

Roumania's Attitude to the War - A Pro Entente Cemonstration i the Streets of Bucharest.

Famous Men Who Have Enlisted - wiht emtnion of Mr Philip Connard - Mr Derwent Wood ARA - Mr Donald Maxwell - Gilbert Holiday - M. Louis Raemaekers - Mr R. Henderson Bland - M. Paul Franz .

A Neutral on England in war Time - An Interview with M. Louis Raemaekers the Famous Dutch Cartoonist - fp by E. S. G.

New Books About the Old War - by: Frederick Palmer and An American on the War - Mr G. Valentine Williams an dOur Army in Flanders - TheWar in South Africa by Philip J Sampson - His Lady's Response by E. M. Akers-Doublas.

Tommy's Free Tea Table, Described by Margaret Chute - referring free Buffet for Soldiers and Sailors at Victoria Railway Station.

Stories From Books About Women:

A Hilltop on the Marne by Mildred Aldrich.

The Jolly Duchess (Harriet Mellon) by Mr Charles E. Pearce.

A Woman in the Sahara by Helen C. Gordon - info. the sister of Charles George Gordon aka Gordon of Khartoum

Epistles from Deep Seas by Mr J. E. Patterson

New Books About the War.

Motoring and Aviation by Edwin Campbell

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The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. 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 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 engravings vary in size. 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 4 other pages missing, so if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. There is no outer advertising cover. 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 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 11 dec 1915  27 Nov 2015