Product code: SOLD (0200)
Out of stock
PayPal Checkout

Original Antique WW1 Magazine dated 1915: SMS FRIEDRICH KARL BATTLESHIP French Trenches ANZACS EGYPT Turkish Recruits SIEGE HOWITZERS Hartlepool Scarborough Shelled GERMAN FIELD KITCHEN Emile Raymond ALLIED TRENCHES Frank Cody


Original First World War Magazine


DATED 1915

Twelve pages (24 sides)


This first part of the description features a list of images i.e. photographs, sketches, maps, drawings:

An Officer of an Indian Regiment in an Enemy Trench - full front page from a drawing.

What is Left of SMS Emden After HMS Sydney Had Finished Firing On It.

Recipients of the Victoria Cross and The DSO - Full page showing fourteen photographs of the men:

Lieutenant N. D. Holbrook VC of the Submarine B11- For Actions in the Dardanelles.
Drummer Spenser J. Bent VC - 1st Battalion East Lancashire Regiment.
Private S. F. Godley VC - 4th Battalion Royal Fusiliers - For Actions at Mons.
Lieutenant W. L. Brodie VC - 2nd Battalion Highland Light Infantry.
Private George Wilson VC - Highland Light Infantry - Know as the Newsboy VC.
Driver Frederick Luke VC - 37th Battery, RFA.
Captain Lord Alastair Innes-Ker DSO - Royal Horse Guards.
Captain F. L. Pardoe DSO - 1st Batt. Kings Royal Rifle Corps.
Captain Hon. E. S. Wyndham DSO - 1st Life Guards - For actions in the Trenches at Messines.
Major Hon. A. F. Stanley DSO - 1st Life Guards.
Captain Norman A. Orr-Ewing DSO - Scots Guards attchd. Irish Guards.
Major A. B. E. Cator DSO - Scots Guards.
Captain Charles V. Fox DSO - Scots Guards - For Actions at Kruiseik.
Second Lieutenant D. R. Turnbull DSO - Gordon Highlanders.

The German SMS The Friedrich Karl Battleship Cruiser Sunk in the Baltic by the Russians.

High Spirits in the Trenches with President Poincare - Fooling The Huns in the Neighbourhood of Ypres - full age from a drawing.

Germany and Turkey Join Forces:.

The Sultan of Turkey Holding a Prayer in Front of the Sublime Porte at Istanbul.

Oriental Recruits from Anatolia on the Way to Stamboul.

Turkish Recruits Leaving the Steamer at Stamboul reive.

The Turkish Recruits After Training and On the March.

Colonel Sir Arthur Henry McMahon the Commissioner for Egypt - inset photograph.

Ex Khedive Abbas Hilmi Who Has Been Deposed.

Sultan Hussein the new Ruler of Egypt.

Egyptian Lancers Moving Out of Cairo to Operate Against the Turk.

Members of the Australina an dNew Zealand Contingents Landed in Egypt.

German Heavy Siege Howitzers in Action - three photographs.

Heavy British Artillery Being Moved into Action.

A Belgian Loading a Gun on a British Belgian Armoured Train During the Battle of the Coast.

Earthwork Screen Piled Up in Front of British Guns.

Royal Field Artillery Crossing a Ditch, Pulling a Gun into the firing Line.

British Heavy Field Gun Transported by Traction engine.

The Bombardment of the North East Coast:.

Two Private Houses at hartlepool Which Were Shattered by German Shells - two photographs.

The Lighthouse at Scarborough Damaged in the Bombardment.

Document, A Ticket of Instruction Issued to Inhabitants of North Shields and District When Napoleon's Attack on the Coast was Imminent.

Lines of British Cavalry Patrolling the Sands at Scarborough After the Raid.

Trenches on the East Coast Dug in View of Possible Invasion - four photographs.

Cunard Bay, Isle of Wight - Military Guarding the Cable Station.

A Woman Spy Guards a Secret Telephone in the Charge of a German Soldier Who Had Hidden in a Barrel - The Woman Attacking the Two French Soldiers - full age from a drawing.

The Russian Transport Ship Pruth Attacked by SMS Goeben - The Chaplain Hieromonach Anthony Giving Absolution to the Crew and Lieutenant Ragusski Lighting the Fuse in Order to Scuttle Her - full page from a drawing - info. The Prut was a Russian minelayer.

Members of the British Infantry at an An Improvised Quick Lunch Restaurant near the Battle Front.

French Soldiers Enjoying a Meal With Their Customary Comforts Even in Times of War.

Bengal Soldiers Examining Sheep for Rations. c.keenlyside.

French Women Giving Refreshment to French Soldiers About to Join the Firing Line at Arras.

An Indian Soldiers Camp - British Soldiers Watching the Indian Method of Making Bread in Makeshift Ovens.

German Huns Enjoying a Good Lunch in the Rear of the Fighting Lines Miel.

German Huns and Bluejackets With a Pig.

German Field Bakery near Ypres.

The Restaurant Car - A German Field Kitchen Preparing Hot Food for the German Soldiers.

Generous Belgium Captors Sharing a Modest Meal with an Uhlan Prisoner at a Railway Station.

Corporal Frank Cody Son of the Late Colonel Cody in Charge of a Field Artillery Motor Cycle. Info. Samuel Franklin Leslie Cody.

British Motor Cycle Scouts Delivering Despatches.

A Motor Cyclist Despatch Bearer, Having Broken Down, Holds up a Civilian Cyclist at Revolver Point and Commandeers His Machine.

East Flanders - A Belgian Cycle Corps Passing Through a Village in the Dune Country, Two Women with a Baby and Little Girl Watch On.

The Captured Flags of the German Invaders in the Chapel Deposited Near the Tomb of Napoleon.

Senator Raymond of the French Flying Corps - The Aeroplane Which Crashed Between the French and German Lines, The Occupants Lay Dead and Dying While French and German Soldiers are Engaged in Battle - full page from a drawing by J. F. Campbell.

French Soldiers in the Trenches Somewhere in France, Waiting for the Wily Boche.

Cheerful British Soldiers Well Entrenched Somewhere on the Continent.

Red Cross Officers Enjoying a Meal in Their Underground Dug Outs.

French Soldiers Carrying a Mat From One Trench to Another Along One of the Routes of Communication.

Corner of a British Trench in a Field.

Young Soldiers:

Gunther Paulas the Youngest Possessor of the Iron Cross.
Otto Stephen Aged 13½ Who has Been Fighting with the Belgian Infantry.
Bugler Quin aged 14½ of the Herts Reserves Who Has Volunteered for Active Service.
Fourteen Year Old German Boy Fighting for the Fatherland. sleekburnc.
A Youthful Belgian Prisoner Taken During One of the Coast Battles, Under German Guard.
A Parisian Boy Scout Soldier in the French Army.

A British Soldier With A Group of France's Foreign LEgion Fighting Men.

British Red Cross Nurse Caring For A Wounded Indian Being Taken Away in a Motor Ambulance.

Colour Caste is Forgotten - British Naval Officer Greeting the Commander of the French African Regiments.

French Doctor Attending a Group of Wounded Belgian, French and German Soldiers.

M.P's on War Service:

Ian Malcolm - Unionist - MP for Croydon.
Hon. C. T. Mills - Unionist - Uxbridge.
Major A. C. Morrison-Bell - Unionist - Honiton.
Captain the hon. A. C. Murray - Liberal - Kincardine.
H. K. Newton - Unionist - Harwich.
Sir Henry norman - Liberal - Blackburn.
J. Norton-Griffiths - Unionist - Wednesbury.
Hon. W. G. A. Orde-Powlett - Unionist - Richmond, Yorks.
Sir Gilbert Parker - Unionist - Gravesend.
Lieutenant Colonel R. F. Peel - Unionist - Woodbridge.
Basil E. Peto - Unionist - Devizes.
Captain D. V. Pirie - Liberal - Aberdeen.
Hon. W. J. A. Primrose - Liberal - Wisbech.
Sir W. E. C. Quilter - Unionist - Sudbury.
Colonel R. H. Rawson - Unionist - Reigate.
R. A. Sanders - Unionist - Bridgwater.
Sir S. E. Scott - Unionist - Marylebone W..
Right Hon. F. E. Smith K.C. - Unionist - Walton.
Harold Smith - Unionist - warrington.
H. B. Lees Smith - Liberal - Northampton.
Lieutenant Colonel Right Hon. J. E. B. Seely - Liberal - Ilkeston.
Lord A. G. Thynne - Unionist - Bath.
W. Dudley Ward - Liberal - Southampton.
Colonel C. E. Warde - Unionist - Medway.
J. C. Wedgwood - Liberal - Newcastle under Lyme.
Captain W. E. G. A. Weigall - Unionist - Horncastle.
Major hon. C. Willoughby - Unionist - Stamford.
Earl Winterton - Unionist - Horsham.
Viscount Wolmer - Unionist - Newton.
L. Worthington-Evans - Unionist - Colchester.

German Artists:

German Soldiers Prodding Belgian Women with the Bayonet While Arson and Murder are Proceeding Close By - by a German artist.

German Refugees From East Prussia Camping Out in the Streets of Berlin - drawing a German artist that appeared in a Leipzig newspaper.

Documents of the French Republic Being Taken into the Offices of the Minister of Finance, Paris, From Bordeaux.


This second part of the description features articles etc (not images):

Battle of Flanders.
Eastern Campaign with mention of Warsaw - Lowicz-How Line - Vistula - etc.
The British Navy - article by Fred T. Jane c.keenlyside
German Heavy Siege Howitzers.
Aerial Warfare.
South Africa. sleekburnc.0201

Plus many caption articles to accompany the images.




A very descriptive publication, printed on a light quality paper priced 6d. A cheaper option to some of the more popular illustrated magazines of the day, such as Illustrated London News etc. but more down to earth and detailed. Although it contains articles, the main focus is on photographs, drawings, maps etc.

It measures 285mmx220mm (11.25 x 8.5") approx. Spine is loose with binding witness marks. There is age yellowing/toning and some marking. Some creases etc to corners and handling marks to edges. Images, photos sketches etc. vary in size. There are no colour images unless stated. PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. The outer cover is missing but the inside cover is present; but as far as I can tell there are no other pages missing. 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. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope. The descriptive text in my listing, details the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page. "Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.

Ebay Member since August 2001

Antique and Vintage Prints, Maps & Ephemera - Newspapers, Magazines, Back Issues & Books.


- © (copyright) -



All text descriptions etc. in our listings are protected through copyright law, and have been electronically and invisibly coded. Reproduction, in whole or part, without permission is a transgression of copyright.

Product Code SOLD (0200)
Weight 0.1kg