Product code: 6632 Wt350g
An original antique WW1 newspaper.

Neuve Chapelle OIL WELLS PRZEMYSL Austrian POW's Roll of Honoured Dead FRENCH ALPINE CHASSEURS Map Territorial Regiments British Army UK




Approx. 14 pages (28 sides) 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:

German Observation Officers Arrested in a Hayrick - full page (fp) frontispiece drawn by J. Wladimiroff, Our Special Artist in Russia and Passed for Publication in The Graphic by The Russian Censor. Info. Ivan Alexejevitch Vladimirov was a Russian Soviet painter.

Way of The War page showing x8photos and articles:

Bayonet Practice at Aldershot.

Gordon Highlanders and Territorials Marching.

A Recruiting Band.

The Quartermasters of a London Scottish Territorial Regiment: Major E. A. Hamilton-Gordon - Lt. W. A. Martin - Capt. W. E. Webb.

The Call to Arms: Volunteers at Wembly and Their Boy Mascot - Officers Instructed by Non-commissioned Officer - Territorials in the Field in France (snow scene) - Wounded Soldiers and the Grand Duchess George of Russia.

Page titled The Possibilities of the Submarine. A Review of the Untersee Campaign. By Percival A. Hislam article and two cartoons:

Vital Statistics - small cartoon.

The Walrus and The Carpenter, New Style - cartoon by David Wilson poking fun at the Kaiser.

Austrian Prisoners of War Taken by Russia at Przemysl - fp photo.

Aspects of the Weeks War News - shows x6photos with article:

Kaiser Visiting the Crown Prince's HQ in France.

General Von Makensen the German Cavalry Leader in Poland.

Dukes of Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Mecklenburg-Strelitz with Von Kluck.

Field Marshal Von Haeseler Being Serenaded on His 80th Birthday in France.

British Soldiers Among the Ruins of a Shell Destroyed Town. c.keenlyside

The Crew of Submarine U29 Reported Sunk with All Hands - group photo showing 26 sailors; officers and men.

The Garden of Gethsemane - colour photograph by Earle Harrison within an article by Donald Maxwell.

Two sketches on a fp by Donald Maxwell:

Germany's Menaced Oil Supply: Among the Austrian Petroleum Wells near Przemysl.

Borislav the "Capital" of the Oil Well District - info. Boryslav

At The First Fight for Neuve Chapelle, The Germans Caught Between The British Trenches - fp Drawn by Victor Prout from the Description of a Wounded Soldier Who was Present. Info. Victor William Prout b. Marylebone , 1862 - d. 1950.

The Hottest Fight in History: First Phase of the Battle of Neuve Chapelle - double page (dp) Drawn by Ralph Cleaver from a Description by Private Charles Drury 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards Who Was Wounded in the Battle - a view showing the bombardment with bombed out houses and buildings in the foreground; lines of advancing troops from the trenches; and the town in the distance. View from a hill.

The Roll of Honour - Officers Killed in Action or of Wounds; or Have Suffered In The Service of Their Country Directly Incidental to the Great War - dp showing x53photos:

Lieutenant Herbert R. Loomes - Loyal N. Lancs Regt.

Lt. Col. P. Eliott-Lockhart - 59th Scinde Rifles.

Lt. Col. G. B. McAndrew - Lincs Regt.

Lt. Col. F. D. Farquhar - Princess Patricial Light Infantry.

Lt. Sir E. H. W. Hulse - Scots Guards.

2nd Lt. J. B. Campbell - Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.

Capt. P. J. V. Viner-Johnston - Wilts Regt.

Lt. Max A Close - Highland LI.

2nd Lt. W. Louis Tate - Royal Fusiliers.

2nd Lt. Charles H. Kirkaldy - 1st Seaforth Highlanders.

Lt. William John Kerr - 2nd Scottish Rifles.

Capt. C A. Lafone - Devonshire Regt.

Lt. Col. H. P. Uniacke - Gordon Highlanders.

2nd Lt. D. H. H. Robertson - 4th Cameronians .

Capt. B. C. Sparrow - 39th Garhwal Rifles.

2nd Lt. H. L. Colmeley - Border Regt - Wounded.

Capt A. C. Saunders - 2nd Batt. Duke of Cornwalls LI.

Capt. W. S. Montgomery - 6th The Kings Liverpool Regt.

2nd Lt. M. V. Beningfield - 1st Wrocs Regt.

2nd Lt. A. R. Herron - Kings Royal Rifle Corps.

2nd Lt. Guy Barnett - Worcestershire Regt.

2nd Lt. W. L. R. Breese - Royal Horse Guards.

Capt. Oswald N. Tebbutt - Cambridge Regt.

2nd Lt. V. A. Haddick - Leinster Regt - Wounded.

Major J. Simeon Ward - Princess Patricias LI.

Lt. John Ramsay Cox - Worcs Regt.

Lt. J. H. Tristram - 1st Worcs Regt.

Capt G. S. Kennedy - 1st Gurkha Rifles.

2nd Lt. R. H. Carden - 2nd Wilts Regt.

Lt. Herbert W. Ethelston - Grenadier Guards.

Capt. W. G. S. Kenny - 1/39th Garhwal Rifles.

Capt and Adj. James Dixon - 2nd Middx Regt.

Lt. Cyril E. E. Wells - 2nd East Surrey Regt.

Capt. Wilfred G. Hoare - Durham Light Infantry.

Capt. W. V. M. Campbell - Highland LI.

Capt. Stephen Garrett - 4th Suffolk Regt.

Capt. W. A. Gallagher - 2nd East Lancs Regt.

2nd Lt. R. H. J. Johnson - 2nd Essex Regt.

Lt. Fergus A. Sutton - 2nd South Lancs Regt.

Lt. Col. L. R. Fisher Rowe - 3rd Grenadier Guards.

Captain E. C. Gates - 13th London Regt.

Major Charles E. Clough ASC.

2nd Lt. C. W. A. Crichton - Royal Fusiliers.

2nd Lt. B. F. G. Berrill - 4th Royal Fusiliers.

2nd Lieutenant E. A. A. Hare - 2nd Middx Regiment.

2nd Lt. Walter F. Parriss - 3rd Middx Regt.

2nd Lt. E. A. Matthews - 2nd Northamptonshire Rgt.

Capt. John P. Kennedy - 2nd Cameronians.

2nd Lt. Geoffrey N. Fraser - 2nd Border Regt.

Capt. Leslie J. Robinson - 2nd Northants Regt.

2nd Lt. H. F. Parkes - Royal Welsh Fusiliers.

Capt. A. V. Makant - 5th Loyal North Lancs Regt.

2nd Lt. C. G. C. Payne - Highland Light Infantry.

Fighting on Ski: Charge of the French Alpine Chasseurs reive on Snow Clad Hill at Hermannsweiler Kopf in Alsace - wonderful dp Drawn by Ernest Prater from a Sketch by a French Correspondent. It shows the Chasseurs with bayonets fixed about to engage in hand to hand combat with the German soldiers, also with bayonets fixed.

Fp titled The Spirit of Territorialism - showing x4photos., with article by JMB (Barrie possibly):

Colonel The Rev. James Smith of St George' in the East, Aberdeen.

Three photos of a battalion of Territorials etc during training on sand-dunes

The Terrier in the Trenches at Night - fp drawn by Arthur Garrett. Shows two soldiers in a trench next to a brazier with a kettle on it; one soldier pulling a string attached to German wire entanglements causing the Germans to waste ammunition.

Map of the UK drawn by G. F. Morrell entitled The Territorial Basis of the British Army: Map Showing the Country Cradles of Our Infantry Regiments - stretching from the Shetland Companies of Gordons an Sutherland and Caithness Battalion of Seaforths in the North down to Duke of Cornwalls LI and East Kent Buffs Regt in the South. Ireland: Royal Irish Rifles 83rd and 86th Foot in the north down to Royal Irish Regiment 18th Foot. With all the other counties in between.

Scots Guarding England: A Highland Regt Making Trenches in Kent - Drawn by Louis Weirter. miel

Horses for the War From Home x2sketches: Off to the Front, Disembarking in a Tunnel - At The Front and a Stray Bullet - At the Front and Bringing Up Fresh Horses sketche by Rough Rider T. W. Lloyd at an advanced Remount Depot BEF.


Three scenes from He Didnt Want to Do It at the Prince of Wales's: Fred Lewis - Lyall Sweet - Marion Lorne - Joseph Coyne - Arthur Hatherton.

Scene From the Passing Show at the Palace: Mr Basil Hallam and Miss Elsie Janis.

Scene from Dinner at Eight at the Ambassadors: Miss Viola Tree.

Scene from The Passing Show at the Palace Theatre: Mr Arthur Playfair and Miss Elsie Janis.

The Knut at Home and Abroad - two small sketches by Lt. Harold M. Hayes-Newington 2st Kings Liverpool Rgt. Sparrow.

Fashion: A Suggestion for A Shirt - sketch by Dorothy Williams.

Watermans Ideal Fountain Pen - hp advert showing four ornate pens; actual size.

The Lifeguard Pocket Periscope from F. Duerr and Sons of Manchester 12/6 and 15/-.

Clemak Safety Razor Bulldog - advert.

15hp Straker Squire Car in Front of a Mosque near Medan, Sumatra.



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.

The Possibilities of the Submarine. A Review of the Untersee Campaign. By Percival A. Hislam.

Personal Aspects of the Weeks War news.Sleekburnc.

Books on the Great War.

Horses for the War From Home by P. H. Ditchfield.

Much Ado About Next to Nothing. By Candida. Womens column.

"Sva" A Medley of the East; with ref to the book by Sir George Birdwood - Info. Sir George Christopher Molesworth Birdwood.

The Turkish Harem from Within; with ref to the book by Miss Grace Ellison.

A Book and a Play with ref. to the book The Rat Pit by Mr Patrick MacGill; and Odds and Ends at the Ambassadors Theatre.

The German in Canada - about the contribution they make to the Canadian War Chest etc.

Motoring and Aviation by Edwin CampbellSleekburnc. 0304

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.

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. 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. The pages are loose with binding witness marks. There is very little 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 from inside, 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 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 6632 Wt350g
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