1915 WW1 Magazine PRZEMYSL Forte de Troyon MARIE CORELLI Anzac Cairo GREAT WAR (6300)

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Original WW1 Magazine Detailing Events in the Great War Dated 1915 LORD KITCHENER GENERAL JOFFRE FRENCH HQ Forte de Troyon MARIE CORELLI Anzac Leitoun Cairo RUSSIAN ARTILLERY POLAND GALICIA Western Front Trenches PRUSSIA SULTAN TURKEY Yser Battle BRITISH POW Dockers WOMEN WORKERS Royal Horse Artillery Training PRZEMYSL


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:

Lord Kitchener, General Joffre, M. Millerand at a Meeting in France - a full front page showing five men standing at the gates of a building.

Lord Kitchener Arriving at a Station Somewhere in France for a Meeting at the French HQ.

Full page showing five photographs of Fort de Troyon in France:

Wrecked French Gun. sleekburnc.

Another French Gun Shattered Beyond Recognition.

A French Soldier next to an Unexploded Projectile Fired from a 12inch German Gun.

The Courtyard.

Soldiers Keeping Watch Over the Ruins of the Fort.

Portrait Photograph of Marie Corelli the British Novelist.

A Heavy Gun on Training Manoeuvres Pulled by Eight Powerful Horses Ridden by Four Army Riders.

A Haystack Which is In Reality a Dwelling House Right on the British Front.


Guns and Ammunition Waggons of the Australian field Artillery near The Pyramids.

A British Soldier Buying a Drink from An Arab Drink Seller.

British Sentries at the Citadel, Cairo.

Crushed Barley Being Unloaded from Camels for the Use of the new Zealanders at their Camp in the Desert at Leitoun, Cairo.

Poland and Galicia - Double page:

Vast Russian Artillery Encampment awaiting Transport to an East Prussian Battle Front.

A Specially Equipped Searchlight Car Used by the Russian Forces.

The Automobile Section of the Russian Army Laying a Motor Track.

Members of the Automobile Section of the Russian Army Dining Al Fresco in Poland.

Russians Quarrying for Stone Miel in the Conquered Province of Galicia With Which to Construct Blockhouses.

Inset Photograph showing Graves of Russian Soldiers of the Greek and Roman Catholic Churches.

The Trenches in France:

Wooden Shelter of French Officer Complete with a Little Curtained Window.

Men in a Trench Pointing Their Rifles at a Taube (German aircraft, not visible).

A Steel Plated Motor Car Armed with a Mitrailleuse Gun Worked by a French Sailor.

A Tree Which has Fallen Across the French Parapet of a Trench.

Full page entitled Prussian Plotters with Reive their Turkish Dupes - five photographs:

Ali Abdjeeh Sheikh of the Senussi - with others. c.keenlyside.

Lieutenant Heiden the German In Command of the Turkish Observation Post with Three Native Soldiers Working on Field Telephones.

Sultan of Turkey in Constantinople. c.keenlyside.

Djemal Pasha With General Von Frankenburg the German Chief of Staff.

Saracen Turks at Jerusalem Resting on the Roadside.

Belgian Troops in Hand to Hand Combat with Germans on the Banks of the Yser - full page drawn by A. W.

German Inhumanity to British Prisoners: A British Officer Being Cursed by a German Officer - full page drawing by Sheldon.

Full page entitled New War Time Inventions to Safeguard Soldiers.

Special Form of Body Screen To Ward Off Bayonet Thrusts x3 images.

Basket Work Hurdles Intended to Shield War Horses From Weather and Stray Shrapnel.

Devices to Protect Men Against the Dangerous Fumes Emitted by Shells x2.

Motor Sections and Fixing Lorries and Motors etc:

Motor Lorry Rigged as a Repair Shop for the First Australian Contingent.

Automobile Repair Waggon of the Transport Section of the Russian Army.

Auto Docteurs - Men of the French Motor Repair Corps at Work.

British Mechanical Travelling Repair Shop.

Khaki Clad Dockers at Work:

The Dockers Battalion aka The King's L iverpool Regiment 1st Dock Battalion, Being Inspected by Lieutenant Colonel Lord Derby their CO.

The Dockers at Work Unloading a Vessel at Liverpool Docks.

Lord Derby and Captain R. F. Williams, adjutant to The Battalion.

Dockers Loading Meat Carcasses (pork possibly).

Women in The War: sleekburnc.

Belgian Women Working The Mines - three women on the surface after work.

Women Workers on the Railway as Carriage Cleaners of The Great Central Railway.

French Woman on a Paris Newspaper Linotype Machine.

Women Turning Out Soldiers Service Jackets.

Women Making Soldier Water Bottles.

The Royal Horse Artillery at Woolwich:

Royal Horse Artillery Riding Master Putting New Recruits Through Their Paces.

A Horse Being Brought on Its Side by a Skilful Rider to Act As Cover

Mister Smith.

Dummy Mount for Beginners.

Riding Master Instructing a New Recruit in Correct Way to Sit His Steed and How to Hold the Reins etc.

Riding Without Reins and Stirrups.

The Unique Mascot on a British Battleship Dennis an Island Hog.

Scenes at Przemysl After the Surrender:

Immaculate Austrian Officers Captured When Przemysl Fell, Driving to Lemberg, While Starving and Wounded Men go on Foot.

Types of Austrain Soldiers en Route for Lemberg, Resting for Food.

The Main Street of Przemysl After the Russian Victory - Austrain Prisoners Proceeding to Lemberg for Detention.

General Hubert the Chief of Przemysl Garrison.

Wallsend Northumberland: The Damage Done to a House by a Zeppelin Air Ship.

The Bishop of London with The Archdeacon of London at Victoria Station.

Lieutenant The Rev. Cuthbert T. Maclean Who Was Curate of St Mary's Newington, Awarded the MC.

Colonel Rev. Edwin Rouviere Day Who Was Chaplain at Whittingham Barracks.

The Rev. H. N. Webb Peploe Mentioned by Sir John French in Despatches.

The Rev. Everard Digby the Well Known Boxing Enthusiast.

The Rev. E. G. Macpherson the Senior Chaplain to the British Forces at Boulogne Handing Invitations to Despatch Riders and Transport Men Somewhere in France.

The Reverend. F. B. D. Beckerstaffe Drew Mentioned in Despatches.

The Rev. John Simms DD Mentioned in Despatches.

Bishop Taylor Smith, Chaplain General of the British Forces.

The Soldier Son of a Soldier King - Prince Leopold The Eldest Son of King Albert of Belgium, Enrolled as a Private on the Sands of Flanders in the 12th Regiment of the Line


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

Article by Edward Wright on Americans and The War.

Article by Miss Marie Corelli Workers and "Shirkers". Interesting article on the issue of workers in war industry who are working long hours for little pay etc. and the way they are tiraded by the newspapers or press when they complained.

Article by Carlyon Bellairs RN on the war at sea, the Navy etc.

An article on Air Warfare, RFC (RAF) etc by C. G .Grey.

Article on the events etc in the war by F. A. McKenzie a Daily Mail War Correspondent. sleekburnc.2404

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. I the isting image is watermarked, this is not on the actual newspaper. 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.

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 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.

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Product Code 6300 (Wt. range 201g)
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