Thessaloniki SALONIKA SALONICA Landing of British Allied Forces Ships GREECE Anzac Gallipoli WORLD WAR ONE WW1 PRINT
A wonderful original double page print entitled The Right of Way to Serbia: The People of Salonica Watching the Landing of the Allied Forces from a drawing by Frank Dadd. A magnificent view of the Greek people, British soldiers etc on the shoreline watching an assortment of ships incl. transports, battleships, destroyers, lighters etc out at sea with the mountains in the background.
On the front reverse are two prints on a page titled Tackling the Turk on Two Fronts. Cossacks in the Caucasus and Australians at ANZAC; the first scene is entitled In The Frosty Caucasus: A Skirmish Between Patrols of Kurds and Cossacks from a drawing by J. H. Jurres.
The second scene is titled IN Gallipoli: a Turkish Counter Attack on a Tranch Captured by the Australians After the General Advance from a sketch by a Correspondent with the Australian Forces.
On the back reverse are nine thumbnail sketches by Sir Robert Baden Powell to accompany a full page article titled Soldiering and Sport in the East. Sir Robert Baden-Powell's "Indian Memories".
This is from original but USED newspaper from the date stated; 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.
It measures overall 565 x 395 mm (22.25 x 15.5 ") approx.There are binding witness marks along the centre fold of the large print. The centre fold has been reinforced with like paper on the reverse. There is a little age yellowing and handling marks - please check scans. This item will be packaged in a tube. The descriptive text in my listing details the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page.
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