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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:

Herbert Kitchener, H. H. Asquith and a Belgian Officer at the Front Somewhere in Belgium - full page (fp) frontispiece.

The Way of the War Page - showing x5 photos; within text:

Three photos subtitled The Mines That Feed Our Navy showing three photos of scenes in South Wales where the strike was settled: Men Leaving the Pit; A Typical Cambrian Colliery; The Younger Gentleman (group of children outside a pit row of houses).

Somwhere in Flanders: Soldiers Bathe After a Hot Days Work - shows men sunbathing next to a river.

Somewhere in the Dardanelles: The Leander Touch - shows men bathing in the sea.

Shell Explosions and Their Effects - fp showing x5 photos taken by a French photographer: German Shells Bursting Over the Sand Dunes on the Belgian Coast - plus four other pics.

A Medley of Photographs from Battle Fronts - fp showing x6photos:

Gallipoli and a Damaged Turkish Fortress Gun.

Poland and a Russian Gun Out of Action.

Flanders and a Zeppelin Shed Wrecked by Our Airmen.

Galicia and a Temporary Bridge Built over the Dunajec by German Pioneers - shows German officers and soldiers crossing the bridge on horseback.

Carpathians and a Ruined Road Restored by the Germans.

Servia and Infantry Crossing a Log Bridge Over the River Sava.

Full page entitled Woman's Right to Serve showing eleven photographs which form a border to an article which deals in a womens procession (probably organised by Women's Social and Political Union WSPU) expressing their support of the war effort. It includes photos of Mrs Pankhurst; Lloyd George; Huge crowd listening to an address by Lloyd George; Woman carrying a Union Jack Flag at the head of the procession and band; and various outfits the women wore etc.

How a French Cavalry Regiment Crosses a River - fp showing horses swimming the river, while French troopers are being ferried across on a pontoon type raft.

Intimate Glimpses of Gallipoli - full page photograph showing the 14th Sikhs encamped in a ravine between Acho Baba and Cape Helles.

The Campaign in the Cameroons - fp showing x4pics:

Senegalese Troops Going Up Country from Duala.

Naval Gun Section Enroute to Edea.

Soldiers Concealing a Naval Gun in the Bush.

French and British Officers and Their Native Bearers resting on a Railway Line.

The Advance in The Dardanelles and Gallipoli - double page (dp) showing x 6photos:

General Sir Ian Hamilton Leaving Reive An Inspection of the Royal Naval Division.

General Hunter Weston in the Trenches Leading to His Dug Out.

On Board HMS Nelson: Vice Admiral De Roebeck Receiving General Gouraud.

Charge by the Royal Naval Division under the Shadow of Achi Baba.

Turkish Trenches and a House Destroyed After a Pounding from Allied Guns.

Turkish Prisoners Marching Through a Ravine in the Peninsula - half page (hp).

Fighting the Turks in the Persian Gulf and Mesopotamia - dp showing x8pics:

A Krupp 18 Pounder Gun Captured at Kurna.

Gallows in the Market Place At Basra.

The Shikh of Kurna with His Son. c.keenlyside.

HM Sloop Espiegle: Damage Caused by a Turkish Shell During the Action Up the Tigris in April.

HM S Espiegle and Guns She Captured from a Turkish patrol Boat x2photos.

Flooded Area Where Troops Had To Cross.

An Arab Stronghold Being Taken by Our Indian Troops in Mesopotamia - fp Drawn by Frank Gillett from a Sketch by an Officer with the Expeditionary Force in Mesopotamia.

The Diverse Roles of Music Halls at the Front - fp showing x2 sketches Drawn by R. M. B. Paxton fro Sketches by Our Special Artist at the Front:

Music Hall in France Converted into an Aeroplane Factory.

A Music Hall, The Follies, Which Retains Its Character.

The Alarm Going Out in a German Camp in Poland That the Cossacks are Coming - fp showing a wonderful picture Drawn by J. Wladimiroff, Our Special Artist in Russia, and Passed for Publication in The Graphic by the Russian Censor. Info. Ivan Alexejevitch Vladimirov (b. Vilna 1869) was a Russian Soviet painter, well known for his battle-pieces, and of revolutionary themes; Name varients: Wladimiroff, Iwan, John. In Russian Иван Алексеевич Владимиров.

At Neuville St. Vaast, France - Soldiers Advancing Over Ground Retaken from the Germans - a wonderful dp showing French soldiers and gunners, on horse and foot, pushing forward through sections of barbed wire, over churned up unrecognisable ground; bodies scattered on the ground with a shelled farm building in the distance. See scan; this is cropped.

German Prisoners in France - x7 sketches (within text) by Our Special Artist, C. J. Payne showing: A Cavalryman - A Marine - Non Commissioned Officer - A. Landwehrmann - A Bavarian - A soldier lying on his bed with his boot and kit alongside and above.

Ablain St. Nazaire in the Carency Neuville Sector: Advancing French Soldiers Rushing a German Position - fp Drawn by M. Samanos from the Description of a French Corporal Wounded During the Fighting. It shows an intense battle scene with many French soldiers, bayonets fixed, advancing towards burning and shelled positions in the town; buildings and houses on fire.

Private P. C. Townend of the Hon. Artillery Company Being Carried to Safety by Indian Soldiers After Being Wounded by a German Shell - sketch within text.

The Famous French Alpine Chasseurs in Their Tam o'Shanter Caps - from a photograph by Donald McLeish showing the elite French soldiers posing on a road in a town/village. The caption mentions, amongst other things, that they distinguished themselves in the capture of Steinbach and of Hill 937.

Fp entitled Neutrals as Good Samaritans. The Latin International Union Hospital in the Champs Elyseesshowing x6photos:

Nurses Reading to a Patient.

Patient Being Bandaged by a Nurse and Watched by Matron Madame Paul Chabanard.

Matrons Office: Madame Paul Chabanard - with others.

Nurses and Men in the Ding Room For Convalescents.

The Office of the President: M. Minto-Chiappe - with others.

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

2nd Lt. L. T. Blades - 1st Rifle Brigade - Killed (K).

Captain W. B. Haddon Smith - 2nd Queens Regt. - K.

Major C. E. Lord - 1st Staffordshire Rgt. - K.

Lieutenant Rupert C. Inglis - 3rd South Wales Borderers - Died of Wounds (DOW).

Lieut. J. C. S. Warwick RNVR Anson Battalion RND - K.

2nd Lt. F. W. Voelcker - Kings Shropshire Light Infantry - Wounded and Prisoner.

Lt. Murray C. G. Mathew - 28th Punjabis - DOW.

Lt. H. B. McIntosh - Howe Battalion RND - K.

Lt. Colonel D. Mason Macfarlane - 4th Seaforth Highlanders - Wounded (W).

Lt. F. C. B. Savile - 2nd Duke of Cornwalls L.I. - W.

Lt. S. P. D. Thomson - Leicester Yeomanry - K.

Lt. R. B>Hatfield - 8th Battalion London Regt. - DOW.

Lt. Reginald H. Minchin - 1st Royal Irish Rifles - W.

2nd Lt. R. Bruce Conduitt - 1st Seaforth Highlanders - K.

Sub. Lt. Alexander McLeod - Collingwood Batt. RNVR - K.

Lt. L. Charleton-Smith - 1st K. Draggon Guards - ".

Lt. B. L. Ratcliffe - 1st W. York. Regt. - W. and POW.

Captain B. L. Montgomery - R. Warwicks Regt - W..

Lt. B. R. P. Wood - 7th Battalion London Regt - K.

2nd Lt. R. B> Buchanan - 5th Royal Scots Fus. - K.

2nd Lt. Herbert Martin - Royal Field Artillery - DOW.

Show Card Designed by the Publicity Dept of the War Office for Families With Sons or Fathers at the Front - small picture.

Boxing at a "Jocks" Camp at the Front - small sketch.

Magdeburg: The Room Where Colonel Abercrombie of the Connaught Rangers, is Kept as a Prisoner - small sketch made by an interned Belgian officer.

General Joffre in the Trenches - half page (hp) photo.

King Victor Emmanuel Getting into a Car at the Start of a Tour of Inspection at the Front - hp.


Miss Jean Aylwin.

Miss Mabel Love.

Miss Florence Parbury.

The Hon. Mrs R. Bethell Organiser of the Matinee of Peter Ibbetson at HM Theatre.

Madame Hanako the Japanese Actress.

Mme Clara Butt in "Peter Ibbetson".

Mrs Astor Who Helped Organise the Matinee.

Cardiff Gas Light and Coke Company: Workers of the Company Gathered Together To Honour Sgt Maj. Frederick Barter VC - group photo of workers.

Gift Ideas at John Pounds: Map Case - Officers Water Bottle - Outpost Portable Canteen (various items).

Motoring: Mrs Frank Ward in Her Rover Car at Llanberis Pass - A Brolt Engine Starter (x2pics).

Various Adverts:

Colgate Ribbon Dental Cream - ¼page.

Bengers Food for Infants and Invalids and Aged - ¼p.

Erasmic Toilet Soap - ¼p.

Lea an dPerrins Sauce - ¼p.

Swan Fountain Pen Endorsed by Richard Whiteing.

Pears Soap Message From The Front - hp with drawing of soldier unpacking a parcel of soap.

Calox Tooth Powder.

Clemak Safety Razor.

Pan Yan Pickle by Maconochie Brothers Ltd London.



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:

Inside front page: Various including Notice to Contributors in Englsh and French - Australian by the Orient Line, Freemantle etc with various liners and times - Terms of Subscription - etc.

The Way of the War (fp) page with mention of: War Loan voucher - "We Wont be Prussianised" womens march banner - M. Boylesve - Mr Havelock Ellis - Philip Gibbs - Lord Haldane - etc.

Woman's Right to Serve - fp article by Candida.

German Prisoners in France by C. J. Payne. sleekburnc.

Page entitled The East in the West by L. F. Stockwell on the subject of soldiers of India in the war; Sikhs, Pathans and Muslims etc.

Book Reviews Some War Stories from new Books includes: Roumania and the Great War by Dr R. W. Seton-Watson - Belgiums Agony by Emile Verhaeren (La Belgique Sanglante) Miel - The Near East From Within by M. Hartwig.

Theatre with mention of Mr Harry Grattan - Mr M. R.Morand - Miss Jean Aylwin - Ninette de Valois - Lena Ashwell - Robert Roberty - Michael Orme - etc.

Various including mention of Gasworker VC Sgt Maj. Frederick Barter - Brothers Melville - etc.

Motoring and AViation by Edwin Campbell. sleekburnc. 2407


This is an original antique 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.

15 pages (30 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 very little age yellowing. The pages are clean. 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, 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.

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. 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 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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