1915 THE GRAPHIC Newspaper WW1 QUINTINSHILL RAIL CRASH Dardanelles YMCA War (4732)

Product code: 4732 Wt320g
An original WW1 Illustrated newspaper.

Quintinshill Railway Disaster DARDANELLES Italian Sketches by Donald Maxwell YMCA CONCERT British Forward Observation Officer FOO Roll of Honoured Dead




16 pages (32 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:

France: An Officer of the RAMC Doing His Round on a Departing Train - full page (fp) frontispiece Drawn by Ernest Prater from a Sketch by a Correspondent in France shows the Medical Officer on the running board of the train checking on his patients.

The Way of the War page x9 pics with a list of Changes in the Cabinet:

Scene on The River San, Poland.

Small Map: How the Railway Disaster Occurred - info. area near Kirkpatrick ( Quintinshill).

The Prime Minister and Five of the Coalition Cabinet: Mr Asquith - Sir S. Buckmaster - Mr Bonar Law - MrA. J. Balfour - Sir Edward Carson - Mr. A.Chamberlain. Plus a list of the changes in the cabinet with the unionist members in italics.

A British Railway Triple Train Collision at Quintinshill nr Gretna Green - dp showing x6photos:

General View of Wreckage and Derrick Cranes Clearing It.

Fighting The Flames Among the Skeletons of Coaches.

Laying Out Injured on Mattresses . .

< Wounded Soldiers Among the Survivors.

The Funeral at Leith of 100 Victims.

Trains Including The Troop Train of the 7th Royal Scots Turning into a Fiery Furnace - fp.

Italy in the War - dp showing x13photos:

Italian Dreadnoughts: Leonardo Da Vinci - Dante Alighieri - Giulio Cesare - Armoured Cruiser San Marco.

Saffron Hill, London Showing Support - group of children.

Demonstration in London and Flying the Italian Flag.

Italians in London Applying for Their Passports.

Rome Declares Intervention: Demonstration in the Piazza Borghese.

The Bersaglieri Training; Infantry Training.


Italian Royal Family: Duke of Aosta - Queen Elena - Prince of Piedmont - Margherita the Queen Mother - Duke of the Abruzzi - x5photos.

General Caneva.

King Victor Emmanuel III.

Italian Ambassador in London Marquis Guglielmo Imperiali.

Types of Italian Fighting Men x4.

Italy's Roads to the Trentino - fp showing x3sketches by Donald Maxwell on the Austro Italian Frontier:

Dolomite Road from Cadore.

The New Railway Road From Venice at Primolano.

Pass of the Inferno: Highway From Innsbruck to Verona - half page (hp).

Dardanelles: Sengalese Troops Attacking the Turks Under Cover of French Naval Guns - dp Drawn by Ernest Prater from a Sketch by Arturo Bianchin Our Special Artist with the Allied Forces at The Dardanelles.

France in 1871 and France in 1915 - fp showing two maps by G. F. Morrell; French Territory Occupied by Germany etc.

Gallic Culture and German Kultur: A Contrast on the Battlefields of France - fp showing x2sketches by C. J. Payne:

The Padre and a Soldier Carrying a Stretcher Bearing an Injured Soldier.

Old Woman with A White Blanket Who Gave French Positions Away to Germans.

A YMCA Concert at the Front - a small sketch drawn by Lt. Gen. Sir R. S. S. Baden-Powell.

A YMCA Entertainment in France as Drawn by Lieut. Gen, Sir R. S. S. Baden Powell - fp.

Cossacks Convoying German and Austrian Prisoners in the Carpathians After The Battle - centre dp from a drawing by J. H. Jurres.

The Forward Observing Officers Dangerous Work - dp from a drawing by Fred Leist from a description by a subaltern of the 1st Division RFA. It shows the F.O.O and men of the Royal Field Artillery firing on advancing Germans.

The Slippery Slope of Frightfulness, A Fantasy by David Wilson - cartoon drawn by Wilson with a caption beneath; a quote by MR Asquith at the Guildhall.

How the War Affects Switzerland, A Neutral State Surrounded by Belligerents - fp x2photos:

Rival Armies of Schoolboys Fighting for Possession of a Bridge.

Jura Mountains: A howitzer Which Can Face Both Ways; Either Against France or Germany.

Motor Vans of the Army Service Corps Travelling on a Road Through the (British?) Countryside.

The Roll of Honour - Officers Killed in Action or In The Service of Their Country Directly Incidental to the Great War - Full page showing x24photos:

Captain S. A. Gledstanes - 1st Bedfordshire Regt.

Lieutenant H. Bertam Price - London Rifle Brigade.

Major J. H. D. Costeker DSO - Royal Warwickshire Regt.

2nd Lt. Barre H. Goldie - Indian Army Reserve of Officers.

Lt. E. R> Bowden - 6th Northumberland Fusiliers.

Lt. H. A. G. Malet - 2nd Kings Own Scottish Borderers.

Capt. Charles A Addison - 2nd Hants Regt.

Capt Cockburn Teague - Royal Marine Light Infantry.

Capt. A. S. Cooper - 1st KO Scottish Borderers.

Capt. Bede Farrell - 4th East Yorkshire Regt.

2nd Lt. HughB. Neely - 1st Suffolk Regiment.

Lt. Col. C. H. M. Doughty-Wylie - Royal Welsh Fusiliers.

2nd Lt. Edgar Kahn - 1st Leinster Regt.

Capt. T. B. L. Maunsell - 1st Lancs Fus.

Capt Basil Owen Tatham - 3rd East Yorkshire Regt.

Lt. E. H. U. Buttanshaw - 2nd Batt. The Buffs.

Midshipman I. G. Fellowes RN - HMS Irrestible. Info. age 17, son of Lady Margaret Fellowes, Woodfield, Stevenage, Herts. and late Rear-Admiral Fellowes.

2nd Lt. L. N. Aveling - 1st Connaught Rangers.

2nd Lt. W. M. Dunnington-Jefferson - 7th Royal Fusiliers.

Capt. R. Gaskell Palmer - South Wales Borderers.

Lt. R. Philip Behrens - 2nd South Wales Borderers.

2nd Lt. Henry Gage Morris - 2nd Duke of Connaughts LI.

Lt. W. Keay-Falconer - 7th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.

Lt. H. W. Warren-Davis - 1st Welsh Regt.

HP titled The Revival of Gamblin Dens with article:

Gambling at Brooks's Club from a drawing by George Cruikshank c1826

Outside Crockfords in St James's Street - fro man old print.

A Modern Hell or Fashionable Gaming House in 1824 - fro man old print.

Soldiers on an Open Top Bus in France - hp sketch; advert for Pears Soap.

Bells Three Nuns Tobacco - fp advert drawn by Thorp or Thorpe.

Opera Season: Leon Lafitte - Constantin Stroesco - Marie Louise Arne - Helene Duvernay - Charles Valmoral - Fernand de Potter - x6photos.

King George V Decorating Private Tollerton VC.

The Late Master Pollock - info. George Pollock Common Law Master and Kings Remembrancer.

Duke of Connaught at Montreal. Sleekburnc.

Elkington Harborne Table Cabinet - adv.

Players Navy Cut Tobacco and Cigarettes - hp adv.

Theatre and Scene from Right to Kill at His Majestys Theatre: Mr Edmund maurice - Miss Vanbrugh - Mr Harcourt Williams - Sir H. Tree - Mr Bourchier.

Scene from On Trial at the Lyric TheatreL Mr Arthur Wontner nd Miss EDyth Goodall.

Scene from Tonights the Night at the Gaiety: Mr Grossmith and Miss Julia James.

Royal Vinolia Tooth Paste - fp from a drawing for a fp advert showing a group of children running.

Army Manoeuvres i India: Garhwal Rifles Scalling a Precipice - Battery of RHA on the March - Bulluck Battery - Crossing the Ganges - Running Out Field Telephone Lines - Garhwal Rifles Crossing a Swamp nr the Ganges.

A Carter Motor Ambulance Presented to the Russian Gob. By Mr Walter Winans.

Napier Car Climbing Up "The Golden Stairs"! in the Rhodesian Wilderness.

Plus many other small adverts.



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 page.

IN a Soldiers Club at the Front; Described for The Graphic by Lieutenant General Sir R. S. S. Baden-Powell fp with sketch.

The Forward Observing Officer with the RFA - caption article approx 240words.

Books on Various Aspects of The War.

Humdrum Heroes; The Wonderful Work of the Army Service Corps Mechanical Transport ASC.

Theatre and Opera.

Army Manoeuvres in India.

Motoring and Aviation by Edwin Campbell

Sleekburnc. 2905

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. The main frontispiece page is present with The Graphic header banner, date, price etc. There are binding witness marks to the spine. Some of 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 no other pages missing (as well those stated above), 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.

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