Product code: 3832




Original WW1 ANTIQUE 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: General Joseph Joffre Watching Troops March Along a Country Road - full page (fp) frontispiece showing him with others watching soldiers marching through along a road lined with an avenue of pollarded style trees.

Lord Kitchener Before The War (and during) x2 small photos.

Two Photos of Lusitania Recruits Taken at an Interval of Fifteen Minutes - in civvies then in uniform.

Munitions for The Mediterranean on a Quay at Alexandria Egypt.

Photo of two soldiers in silhouette against a night sky (no title).

Position of German Armies on the Western and Eastern Fronts - small map showing positions a year ago and positions up to date.

Page titled Before and After: Changes Wrought by the World War - fp showing x15photos:

Undergraduates as Oarsmen; as Officers; And a Crew of Convalescents - x3pics.

Mr John Ward MP - colonel John Ward - x2pics.

The Heroes' Home-coming - x2pics.

1914: Miner at the Coal Face in Durham.

1915: Miner in Flanders.

Presentation of Sword by Captain A. B. Toms, Chair of the Imperial Merchant Service Guild, to the Sec. of the Guild, Lt. T. W. Moore.

Members of the Stock Exchange on War Service.

Thomas Atkins in the Farmyard - x2pics.

Plus a list of names where British subjects are changing their German names to a British equivalent; ie Grafenstadt to Grafton, Neumann to Newmann etc.

An Armed Liner Holding Up a Tramp Ship - from a drawing.

Results of a Years Warfare at Sea - small diagrams showing British and German shipping losses.

HMS Queen Elizabeth in Action at the Dardanelles - fp from a drawing by Charles Dixon RI From a sketch by a naval officer.

Church and State United in the Common Cause - full page (fp) showing x7photos:

George V on Tour in the Midlands.

Archbishop of York Visiting Admiral Jellicoe on Board the Iron Duke in the North Sea - shows six men in the photo on deck.

The King in a Birmingham Munitions Factory. c.keenlyside.

Bishop of London Delivering a Message From the Church to the City of London Territorials on the Steps of St Paul's Cathedral - half page (hp)

General Joffre Greeting Children in Reconquered Alsace

General Joffre Talking to a Woman in Alsace.

German Prisoners of War on the March in Alsace.

ON the Western Front with the French Army in the Lost Provinces - fp showing x10photos:

French Soldier Operating a Trench Telephone.

Two Soldiers Making Fascines in the Woods.

Soldier Delivering Hot Soup to a Sentry.

A Soldier Spying Out the Land: While the Other Relays Back a Message.

Woman Talking to Two Soldiers.

Two Soldiers Receiving Their Wine Allowance.

Cyclist Company on the Bourbache-le-Bas Plateau.

Soldiers Washing Their Clothes on Boards.

Bridge Destroyed by Germans During Their Retreat.

Teaching Young Alsace to Know France - teacher and boy looking at a map.

Enemy War Leaders: The Supreme War Lord Wilhelm II - Count Von Moltke - Field Marshal von Hindenburg - Prince Rupprecht - General von Kluck - General von Einem - General von Mackensen - x7small photos.

Leaders of the Allies Armies in the World War: General Cadorna of Italy - Grand Duke Nicholas of Russia - General Joffre of France - General French of GB - General Sir Ian Hamilton - General Botha - King Albert - General Gouraud - And: Italian Soldiers Sleeping Bag - Reive - French Band at the Front - Russian Infantry Resting - Head of a Russian Regiment Playing the Men to the Trenches - Belgian Soldier in Khaki Uniform - The New Breastplate - A Respirator for Special Constables - Men Protected by Steel Helmets AGains Grenades snd Bombs - Carting Bay at the Front - fp showing x18[hotos.

Double page titled A Year's Campaign, Visualised by Our Own Cartographer George F. Morrell x7maps:

September: The Allies Advance After the Battle of the Marne - pictorial map showing Teims, Mezieres, Mons, Antwerp, Dunkirk etc in distance.

Italia Irredenta: Theatre of The Allys Campaign - shows Part Italy, The Trentino, Istria etc.

The Road to Russia: Allied Attack on the Dardanelles - showsAegean Sea, Gulf of Saros, Gallipoli, Chanak, Sea of Marmara, etc.

September: Russian Advance After the Capture of Lemberg (Lviv) - map showing Premysl, Gorodek, Lvoff, Warsaw, Cracow, Breslau, Posen, Glogau etc.

October: How the Allies Kept th eGermans Out of Calais - shwos lines of French army drawn along the Battle of the Marne, Rheims, Laon, Peronne, Lille, etc.

Armed Hosts of Europe at the Beginning of the War - map of Europe and Countries with numbers of their troops.

December: Second German Retreat and Russian Advance - shows battle lines between Cracow, Petrokov, Czentochowa, Lodz, Flock, Miel, Warsaw, etc.

Dp titled Battling By Burrowing showing x10 photos of Trenches:

Italian Troops under Cover on the Isonzo.

M. Poincare Visiting French Troops in the Trenches.

A Russian Trench in the Plains of Poland.

A German Trench Village in Alsace.

British Using the Periscope in Treches in Gallipoli.

GermaN Trench Crossing a Hill in Poland.

German Trench i the Flanders Plain: Officers and Men Looking Over the Top of a Trench.

An Elaborate German Trench in France.

An Austria Trench in Galicia.

Maps - A wonderful double page titled 1914: Germanys Vanishing Place in the Sun; The Result of a Years War 1915 - two globe maps showing the positions of the German armies in 1914 and 1915.

Soldiers Fighting for Great Britain from Dominions and Dependencies - dp showing x15photos:

India: Cavalry Arriving at the Front - Lord Kitchener with An Indian VC - Gurkhas at a Station in France.

Canada: Soldier Grooming an Officers Horse - usketry Instruction - transport horses at West Sandling Camp.

Australasia: Feeding Horses on Board a Ship - Australian Camp at the Pyramids, Egypt - New Zealand Troops at a Service On Board a Ship.

Africa: Officers Standing Next to Two Canon Trophies of the Yola Expedition - General Staff of the South African Command - Signallers of the Nigerian Regiment.

Scenes in The Trenches Held by the Indian Expeditionary Force in the Battle Line in Flanders x2. sleekburnc.

An Indian Ammunition Column in the Grounds of a Chateau at Hollebeke, Belgium - half page.

The Effect of War on Industry: Steel Manufacture in South Wales Steel Works - dp showing 9photos.

Middle Aged Men Training for War (later k.a. Home Guard) - fp of sketches drawn by Helen McKie


An Art Outcome of the War and The Symbolism of the Struggle as Viewed by East and West:

Flight: Belgians Flying Before the Wrath of the Huns - Drawn by Mrs Bashford.

Fight: The Indian Empire and the Panoply of War Against The Hun - Drawn by F. Sancha. Info. Francisco Sancha Lengo.

Women in War Time and The Effects of Fighting on Fashion: The Latest Frocks from Paris - The Vogue of the Kilt - The Golf Girl - The GUn Girl x6pics and article.

The Undesirables: Interning Waste, Luxury and Inefficiency for the Duration of the War - small cartoon drawn by David Wood ?.

Annecy in France - x3photos

Memorial to Hubert Francis Fitzwilliam Brabazon Foljambe in Scofton Church Notts.

The Fashions of 1870 in the Play Peter IBbetson: Miss Rosmary Greville - Miss Dorothy Fane - Lilian Braithwaite - Mina Leonesi - Sadie Brooks x4pics.

The Fashions of Scotland in the play All Scotch at the Apollo: Jean Aylwin and others x3pics.

Fleet of Buick Motor Ambulances for the British Red Cross Society.


Three Nuns Tobacco - fp.

BVD Men's Underwear.

Good Year Tyre.

Royal Vinolia Cream - fp.

Icy-Hot Vacuum Flasks.

Pan Yan Pickle.

Greens Lawn Mower.


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:

Hans Breitmann - Empire Builder (with apologies to the manes of the late Charles Godfrey Leland, and with special ref. to Mister Morrell's double page in this number) - verse by WKC.

The Way of the War page.

A Year of War by ESG.

Twelve Months Work of the British Navy by Percival A. Hislam.

Our Enemy's War Leaders by Thomas F. A. Smith Ph.D.

Women and The War - by Candida.

War Stories from New Books - Book Reviews.

Motoring and Aviation by Edwin Campbell. sleekburnc. 3107


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.

Sixteen pages (32 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. 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 (apart from advertising cover as above), but if you're 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 images photos etc vary in size. 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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Product Code 3832
Weight 0.1kg