Antique WW1 Newspaper THE SPHERE 1915
Original Antique Newspaper
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:
The Fight for Warsaw: A Line of Russian Soldiers in a Trench with Bayonets Fixed - full front page.
A Russian Military Band in Poland - outer advertising cover.
A Show Card To Place in Windows of Shops Roll of Honour Doing Duty From Here... Are You Doing Yours - info. The card was prepared by the Publicity Department of The War Office to proclaim to passers by how many people in their family they have at the front..
South East of Ypres - The Chateau of Hooge - an x marks the spot where a chance shot from a German gun exploded.... (photograph before the event).
The Gallipoli Peninsula - Five Men of the 7th Battery, Queenslanders of Australia, Taking Their First Spell After the Big Counter Attack by the Turks - photograph shows the five men relaxing, one reading a newspaper, The Sphere.
Dublin - A Convalescent Home.
London: Special Day of Intercession for the City of London Regiments, An Open Air Service on the Steps of St Pauls Led by The Bishop of London - double page showing thousands of troops, detachments from the London Regiments, gathered in a semi circle outside St Pauls and alongside Pawsons and Leafs Ltd, Westminster Bank etc. (Condor House) on St Pauls Churchyard. There is an inset photograph of the Bishop of London conducting the service - stain and handling marks to borders.
Double page entitled Situation on the Russian Front: The Line From the Baltic to the Carpathians - six photoraphs, map (photographs superimposed onto this), and a relief map/view of the city of Warsaw:.
Russian Troops on the Polish Frontier Being Inspected by Officers.
Russian Troop Holding Reserve Trenches.
The River Wislok - Bridges Destroyed.
Warsaw Seen From the Eastern Bank of the Vistula - a relief style map showing the buildings, bridges etc.
The Town Hall of Rawa Russka, Shell Damaged - info. Rava-Ruska Ukraine.
Skierniewice near Lowicz - The Severe Damage to the Railway Station.
The Forts of Przemysl Destroyed by the Russians.
Map: The Zone Surrendered to the Germans - it shows the areas from Riga, Libau, Konigsberg, Warnicken, Suwalki, Lomza, Kalisz, Warsaw, Brest Litowsk, Lublin, Kielce, Pincxow, Wladimar Wolynski, Cracow, Lemberg Tarnopol, Jablonitza, Czernowitz - and other places mentions. Also shows the positions held.
Three plans entitledThe Siege of the Germanic Fortress: Position 1 The Central Power Decides to Attack Reive One Ally - - - Position II, the Western Ally is First Attacked - - - Pos. III, Endeavour of Two Allies to Meet.
France: A Decorated Arch at the Notre Dame de Reims - a full page photograph of an arch of the cathedral at Rheims before it was destroyed - photograph by Ernest Brown and Phillips.
Three pages (one double) entitled The Heavy Guns of the Central Powers, the 12 Inch Austrian Skoda Howitzer - nineteen sequential photographs showing how the gun is transported positioned, mounted, loaded, fired etc..
The Roll of Honour - Officers Killed in Action or In The Service of Their Country Directly Incidental to the Great War - Pro Patria mori: Full page showin a photograph of each man:.
Captain G. K. Molineux - 2nd Northumberland Fusiliers.
Captain W. B. Fuller - 2nd Royal West Surrey Regiment.
Captain O. A. Carver - East Lancashire Field Co. RE.
Captain W. D. Bush - 4th Worcestershire Regiment.
Captain E. G. W. Bourke - Kings Royal Rifle Company.
Captain J. Graham - 10th Scottish Liverpool Regiment.
2nd Lieutenant W. A. C. Brooke - 8th London Regiment - His Elder Brother Rupert Died at the Dardanelles. - Info. the brother of the celebrated first world war poet, Rupert Brooke known for his war sonnets written during the First World War, especially The Soldier..
2nd Lt. H. F. Boles - 17th Lancers attd. RFC.
Lt. S. O'Neill - 6th Lancashire Fusiliers.
Captain R. E. Forrester - Black Watch.
Captain E. G. Mylne - 1st Irish Guards.
Lt. M. Pern - RAMC Keenlyside.
Lieutenant J. R. F.Hall - 2nd Dublin Fusiliers.
2nd Lt. H. Lynch - 1st Royal Welsh Fusiliers.
Captain J. L. Whitfield - 4th Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.
Major R. Saker - 4th Connaught Rangers.
Captain F. H. Saker - 4th Connaught Rangers.
Captain P. Shepheard - 1st Essex Regiment.
Captain C. W. Wreford-Brown DSO - Northumberland Fusiliers.
Brigadier General Noel Lee VD - Commanding Manchester Infantry Brigade.
Double page entitled With the Russian Army in Poland - eight photographs:.
Russian Wounded Being Conveyed in Trucks from these Woods to the Railway.
Red Cross Orderlies Making the Wounded Comfortable and Awaiting Others.
The Tramway By Which Russian Wounded Reach The Railway.
Men ON the Firing Line.
A Buriel Ground in a Little Wood Close Behind the Firing Lines in Poland - three photographs taken by Scotland Liddell The Sphere Special Correspondent with the Russian Army ..
A Horse and Cart - Mister Scotland Liddell Driven to His Destination By a Soldier Driver in a Little Four Wheeled Carriage.
Double page Draw by Gordon Crosby from a Sketch by an Eye Witness, 1915:.
The Work of the Armoured Cars of the Royal Naval Air Squadron, A British Armoured Car Rendering Assistance to the British Lines on the Western Front - shows the cars and crew tavelling through the ruins of a village, stopping to fire between two houses.
Three pages entitled The Mobilisation of Women: Some Different Types of War Work Already Available for Women - Seventeen photographs:.
The War Office - The First Girl Messengers - photogarph showing three girls in their uniform.
Postwomen Replacing The Male Labour at Enfield, IN the Sorting Office.
Women at the Premises of the Women's Printing Society Just Off Piccadilly.
Edinburgh - Three Girl Ticket Collectors Employed by the Caledonian Railway.
Maida Vale Station - A Woman Booking Clerk.
Enfield - Woman Parcel Post Carrier.
Women Gardeners At Work in the Fields of Sussex - The Glynde College at Ragged Lands, near Lewes - group photograph - the caption mentions Miss Elsa More and Viscountess Wolseley.
Edinburgh - A Woman Tram Conductor Collecting Fares on the Top Deck of an Open Topped Tram.
Enfield - A Cyclist Parcel Carrier.
Kingston Post Office - New Postal Sorters.
Members of the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry Corps with a Motor Ambulance.
Women on Duty at the Victoria LB and SCR Railway Station - in their uniforms.
The Uniform Worn by the Edinburgh Tram Women - photograph of two women.
Woman Making Cartridges at Messrs Kynoch's Big Munitions Factory - info. this is probably the factory east of Shell Haven Creek, Essex (now known as Coryton)..
Loading ·303 Cartridges with Cordite at Messrs Kynoch Ltd.
Woman Using a Chronometer for Registering Velocity of Bullets Fired From Cartridges.
A Body of New Munitions Workers Who have Undertaken Training in a Munitions Factory - a group photograph of thirteen women. There is a caption article that gives a list of manes of some of those working at the factory, but I dont think that they are necessarily those in the photograph - they are: Mrs Greig wife of the Colonel of the London Scottish - Lady Gatacre - Lady Gertrude Crawford - Mrs Pearson wife of Colonel Pearson - Mrs England - Mrs Charles Susif - Mrs Moir - Lady Colebrooke, Miss Rosemary Northcroft - M. Miel - Miss Toynbee - Miss Buxton, Mrs Cowan.
The Officers, Non Commissioned Officers, and Staff at the Depot of the Inns of Court OTC (Officer Training Corps): Private R. G. Wallis - Corporal R. M. Paton - Sergeant W. V. Harke - Sergeant J. N. Hogg - Sergeant C. W. Tabbush - Sergeant C. A. Cusse - Sergeant C. E. L. Hooper - Private J. Woolland - Sergteant E. CLiffe - Sergeant L. French - Sergeant F. E. Leffrman - Lance Corporal W. H. Jones - Private E. Foucar - Private V. A. Powell - Sergeant F. Bacon - Sergeant A. H. Birks - Colour Sergeant E. Fraley - Private H. G. Bardrick - Dergeant C. O. Monteath - Quartermaster Sergeant A. B. Langridge TD - Sergeant Major S. C. Vassila - Lieutenant G. Brett Musketry Instructor - Captain W. A. G Woods (Organising Staff) - Major F. R. Gregson - Major J. A. Hay (Commanding Depot) - Captain A. G. Matthews (IC of Depot Company - Lieutenant H. K. Ryan (Acting Adjutant) - R. Montagu Scott (Organising Staff) - Sir Alfred L. Goodson (Organising Staff) - A. S. Cooper (OS) - W. Marsh CIE (OS) - Private A. T. Thompson - Private D. A. Clarke Smith - Lance Corporal A. B Lumley - Private O. S.Nicholls - Private C. W. Seabrook - Sergeant C. M. Pembo.
The Officers of the Welsh Guards: Lieutenant. H. A. Evans Thomas - 2nd Lieutenant P. G. Howard - Lt Pl L. M. Battye - 2nd Lt H. M. Maitineau - 2nd Lieutenant B. C. Williams Ellis - 2nd Lt. G A. D. Perrins - Lt. Viscount Clive - Lt. W. H. J. Lough - Lt. R. W. Lewis - 2nd Lt. B. T. V. Hambrough - 2nd Lt. N. Newall - 2nd Lieutenant. H. Dene - 2nd Lt. H. J. Sutton - Lt. H. E. Allen - Lt. J. J. P. Evans - 2nd Lt. J. L. W. Crashay - 2nd Lt. J. Randolph - 2nd Lieutenant. H. T. Rice - Lt. Lord Newborough - 2nd Lt. E. R Martin Smith - 2nd Lt. G. C. H. Tusole - Lt. H. E. Wethered - 2nd Lt. Hon. E. F. Morgan - Lt. K. G. Menzies - 2nd Lt. W. A. F. Fox Pitt - 2nd Lt. F. A. V. Copland Griffiths - 2nd Lt. G. C. H. Crawshay - 2nd Lt. E. G. Mawby - Lt. and Quarter Master W. B. Dabell - Captain J. V. Taylor - Captain C. C. L. Fitzwilliams - Major H. H. Bromfield DSO - Captain R. G. Williams-Bulkeley - Captain A. P. Palmer DSO - Lt. Colonel W. Murray Threipland - Major G. S. D. Gordon - Captain O. T. D. Osmond Williams DSO - Captain G. W. H. Phillipps - Captain J. H. Bradney - Captain F. W. E. BLake.
Double page entitled:The Training of an Officer - the Work of the Devils Own .... eleven sketches drawn by D. Macpherson - The Inns of Court Officers Training Corps - four inch tear to this page.
Badges of British Infantry Regiment, Fourth Series:.
Prince of Wales's Volunteers.
Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry.
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.
Princess Charlotte of Wales's.
The Queen's Own.
The Kings Own.
Duke of Cambridge's Own.
King's Roya Rifle Corps.
Duke of Edinburgh's.
The Manchester Regiment.
Prince of Wales's.
York and Lancaster Regiment.
Durham Light Infantry.
Highland Light Infantry.
Queens Own Cameron highlanders.
The Royal Irish Rifles.
Each badge diagram comes with a small caption description.
The Grobe with Nest and Eggs - two photographs.
Hove, Brighton - A Garden Party for Indian Soldiers Given by Mr Bernard Barron of the Carreras Tobacco Company.
General von Hindenburg in the Family Circle, With The Ewll Known Kultur Publicist, Count von Bernhardi Being to the Party - from a drawing.
Lotzen - General von Hindenburg and General Ludendorff at the Railway Station.
Little Acorns Grow - Full page advert for the Dunlop Rubber Company.
Fashion - Morning Suit for A Lady.
Some Engagement Rings from Wilson and Gill.
Ovaltine Tonic Food - advert.
Permanent Carbon Enlargements From the Sphere and Tatler - advert.
Interior View of the Crossley Motor Ambulanc.
The King's Visit to the Wolseley Works.
The Icy-Hot Bottle Co. Of Cincinnati USA - Flask advert.
GArinish Island, Parknasilla, Ireland - Photograph by George J. Smith and Co. Liverpool, for the Tourist Office.
Mothersill's Seasick Remedy - Advert.
Milmaid Cream - advert.
Carters Coach Built Spinal Carriages - advert.
The Borel Hydroplane - Palyers Navy Cut CIgaretts - advert with small sketch of the plane by Fred Buchanan.
Sanitas Disinfecting Fluid - advert.
Mermaid - Are You a Glaxo Baby - full page advert for baby milk on back cover. With a drawing of a Mermaid on a beach and three babies, toddlers by Daphne Allen. The cover has a four inch tear affecting the text only and is tatty with age/handling marks.
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:
List of Hotels to Visit.
Bond Street in War Time - Poem by Ffrida Wolfe.
The Siege of the Germanic Fortress - How the Advantage of Interior Communications May Counterbalance Economic Pressur for a Time - by E. F..
The 12inch Skoda Howitzer - caption articles to accompany the sequential photographs.
With The Russian Army in Poland - by The Spheres Special Correspondent Scotland Liddell.
The Royal Air Squadron Armoured Car Unit - caption article.
War Work For Women - with mention of Vickers Ltd of Erith and Lesney House - Mrs Cowan - Mrs Moir - MRs Rouse.
The Training of an Officer The Officer Training Corps of The Inns of Court Corps The Devils Own - with mention of Colonel F. H. L. Errington VC - Captain Ransford Harvey - Captain Wood Hill - Captain Sir Frederick Kenyon - Sir Evelyn Wood - Mr George Ogilvy Jackson - Comapny Sergeant Major P. M. Walters.
A Literary Letter: Aunt Sarah and The War - by Clement King Shorter.
Frances Hymn of Hate Written by Jules de Marthold in Reply to Lissauer's German Humn of Hate and Translated for the New York Times by Barbara Henderson.
Page entitled Some Odds and Ends of Varied Interest:.
Indian Soldiers at Brighton.
Hostel for Nurses with mention of Mr D. Harold Boulton - Queen Mary's Hostel for Nurses 1 Tavistock Place, London.
Types of Rifles.
Woman's Sphere in War Time by Olivia - Fashio of the Future - - The Return of the Bolero - - The Blouse Coat - - Lingerie Blouses - - Engagement Rings - - Central Club for Ladies.
Motoring Column - IN the Motoring World by R. P. Hearne.
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This is an original USED newspaper not a scan and not a later re-print.
A publication similar to The Illustrated London News, The Sphere was a weekly illustrated newspaper published by The Sphere and Tatler Ltd., Great New St. London EC.
Eighteen pages (36 sides). It measures 395 x 285 mm (15.5 x 11.25inches). It retains the outer advertising cover, although it is detached down centre spine; it is tatty with a tear to back outer page. Some of the pages may be loose, and have 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 four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only
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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