1916 THE GRAPHIC Newspaper WW1 JUTLAND BATTLE Beatty HMS WARRIOR North Sea (8242)

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BATTLE OF JUTLAND Admiral David Beatty KITCHENER Gurkhas JOSEPH GRAY HMS Ardent HMS WARRIOR Battle Map North Sea WINNIPEG RAILWAY DEPOT RECRUITING Rev. Edward Noel Mellish VC ST DAVIDS HOSPITAL MALTA VAD Ruth Mary Bleakley nee Gabriel HUGH J. O'BEIRNE Cyril Arthur Pearson




23 pages (46 sides) Original Weekly Newspaper

DATE 1916


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:

Admiral Sir David Beatty The Victor of the North Sea Fight - a wonderful full page (fp) frontispiece from a photograph by Speaight; with ornate naval style borders by Harold Nelson.

The German Armoured Cruiser Naval Squadron Streaming Out to Sea During an Enterprise Directed Towards the North.

Lord Kitchener and Lord Roberts Taken on the Occasion of King Edwards Funeral in 1910. Photo to accompany a report on the death of Kitchener who had drowned when his ship HMS Hampshire struck a mine.

Double page (dp) commemorating the life of Lord Kitchener 1850-1916:

Recalled to Fight the War - standing on the deck of a ship.

Kitchener with Sir W. Robertson.

Welcoming British Wounded.

Leaving the War Office for the Last Time.

His First Appearance as War Minister.

With General Joffre.

Welcoming Indian Wounded.

Finis Coronat - Headlines Kitchener Drowned a newspaper seller.

The Egypt Phase: Lord Kitchener at the Battle of Omdurman - from a drawing represented at the time by The Graphic.

The South Africa Phase: The Settlement with the Boer Leaders in Conference with King Edward - from a drawing.

The Inida Phase: As CinC Reviewing Troops at Rawal Pindi Before King George - from a drawing.

The Second Egypt Phase: His Services to the Fellah Recognised at a Gathering in Luxor.

the War Phase at home: At the Guildhall Meeting to Raise Men for the Army.

FP entitled Toll For The Brave, The Brave That Are No More - Roll of Honoured Dead from the Great Naval Battle of Jutland:

Rear Admiral Sir R. K. Arbuthnot - HMS Defence.

Captain Cecil I. Prowse - HMS Queen Mary.

Com. Harry L. Pennell - HMS Queen Mary.

Com. Sir Charles R. Blane - HMS Queen Mary.

Com. Loftus W. Jones HMS Shark.

Com. R. H. D. Townsend - HMS Invincible.

Lieutenant W. G. Halliley - HMS Nomad.

Captain Charles J. Wintour - HMS Tipperary.

Lt. E. T. Donnell - HMS Shark.

Rev. C. W. Lydall - Drowned on The Eve of His Wedding.

Midshipman R. Roxburgh - HMS Indefatigable.

Lt. W. J. Fletcher - HMS Black Prince.

Rev. W. H. Le Patourel - HMS Defence.

Midshipman the Hon. B. M. Bailey - HMS Defence.

Lt. T. F. S. Flemming - HMS Invincible.

Clerk G. F. Mieville - HMS Queen Mary.

Midshipman J. Scott - HMS Defence - Sir Percy Scott's Elder Son.

Marines of the Queen Mary - group photo.

Stokers of the Queen Mary - group photo.

Warrant Officers of the Queen Mary - group photo.

Stages in the Consolidation of a German Trench by the Gurkhas - Photographed Under Fire:

The First Line of Gurkhas Capturing a German Trench - fp

Second Line of Gurkhas Coming Up Amid Shell Fire - fp.

Commanding Officer Giving Particular Instructions About a Weak Part - fp.

Clearing the Last Bit of Trench, The Role of the Man with the Hand Grenade - fp.

A Searchlight in the Heart of a French Forest - fp showing the searchlight up a tree operated by two French soldiers. reive

A Group of Poilu Making a Garden on the Champagne Front - photo. showing French infantrymen.

FP entitled Summer Time Soldiering in France, Mr Atkins Makes Merry with the Milking Maid - x5 drawings.

The Soldier Singing for His Family Before Leaving for the Front - from a drawing by Paul Thiriat. miel

Singing for Soldiers: Mister Lester - Miss Loraine - Mr Robey - Making a Record for the Trench Gramophone - small.

FP entitled Catching the Errant Convalescent, A Summer Evening Incident at a Nice Red Cross War Hospital - from a drawing; artist unknown, it shows a nurse watching two convalescent Frenchmen, one climbing over the hospital wall, with others egging them on.

Sketches drawn by Joseph Gray (see article list for info.):

In Action: How an Attack Is Delivered.

Stand to Arms!: Smothering a Night Attack on Our Trenches by Rapid Fire - ear half page (hp)

The Most Effective Weapon in Fortress Warfare: A Trench Mortar Gun and Crew at Work - hp.

Two small sketch maps: How Ammunition and Food are Brought to the Firing Line; A Section of the Front, Showing the distribution of Troops in Battle Order

How the French Have Fortified a Forest - 2hp photographs.

Soldiering in the Desert Sands: Watering War Horses in a Thristy Land - two hp photographs of horses being led and returning from the water trough at a remount camp in Lower Egypt.

France: A French Patrol Disguised by Leafy Materials (camouflaged) Creeping Along the Ridge of a Hill - a wonderful center dp from a drawing by Paul Thiriat - signed bottom corner Paul Thiriat - France 1916. The title given by The Graphic Till Birnam Wood Do Come to Dunsinane ....

Entertaining the Troops, a full page titled Open Air Theatres in the Theatres of War:

In France: A Recitation at a Poilu's Theatre Behind the Fighting Line.

At Salonika: A Pierrot Entertainment Given by a Scottish Battalion on a Greek Hillside.

There is a little damage to the border edge of this page where a page has stuck together.

Supplement to the Graphic titled The Great Naval Battle: A British Squadron Against The Whole German Fleet:

Tackling a German Battleship Single Handed: The Last Act of the Destroyer Ardent - a full page drawn by E. S. Hodgson from a description showing HMS Ardent "launching a torpedo at a German battleship, striking her amidships.....". There is a small scuff to the border edge of the drawing, and damage along the border line frame - please see scan.

A dramatic double page titled The Heat of Battle: Warrior Drawing the Fire of the German Fleet - drawn by Charles Dixon RI from a description. There is the Chief Censor Admiralty stamp in the top right corner which was stamped onto the original drawing before being published. Info. this was published only ten days after the Battle of Jutland 31 May 31 – 1 June 1916). There is a caption article beneath the drawing. Binding witness marks to centre fold.

Full page map titled The Strategy of the Great Sea Battle; Where Lord Kitchener Gabe His Life for His Country - the map shows the course of British Grand Fleet under Jellicoe; Approach of Beatty's Battle Cruisers etc.; the German Navy fleeing the British. Places marked on the map: Jutland Bank - Skager Rak - Norway - Denmark - River Elbe - Cuxhaven - Brunsbuttel - Schleswig Holstein. There is also an inset map showing the British Isles (part) Where HM S Hampshire was sunk with Lord Kitchener and Staff; where the battle began, etc. Two inset photographs of Admiral Sir John Jellicoe and Vice Admiral von Scheer.

Full page titled Summer Entertainments in Town - How London Laughs in Spite of the War:

Unity More in Happy Day at Daly's.

Phyllis Monkman in The Bing Boys at the Alhambra.

Zoe Gordon in Pick-a-Dilly at Pavilion.

Winifred Barnes in The Happy Day.

Stanley Logan and Miss Fay Compton in The Boomerang at the Queens.

Cissy Guiver, One of the Vogue Girls in Follow the Crowd at the Empire.

The Terry Brothers (twins) and the Misses Bryan in Samples at the Vaudeville.

Cicely Debenham in My Lady Frayle at The Shaftesbury Theatre

Canada: A Railway and Recruiting Station Combined; The Entrance to the Grand Trunk Railway Depot at Winnipeg - hp photograph showing the men in uniform outside the railway station with banners and placards recruiting for the war.

The Rev E. Noel Mellish VC

Malta: St David's Camp Hospital

For "Blighty" soldiers who are ready to return home, with a nurse.

On Active Service: Older Soldiers aged 48, 52, 51 48, 56, and 60 - shows seven men lined up.

Miss Parsons VAD - a nurse with four soldiers.

An Argyll and Sutherland Piper - playing the pipes in his pyjamas.

Some of the VAD at St Davids - from a photograph by Miss Chichester.

Miss Riall and Miss Lumsden with a dog and a soldier.

Mrs Horace Bleackley - Portrait by John Collier. Info. nee Ruth Mary nee Gabriel

Lord Kitcheners Fellow Victims:

Captain Herbert J. Savill RN.

Mr Hugh J. O'Beirne - Foreign Office.

Lt. Colonel O. A. FitzGerald - Military Secretary.

Mr L. S. Robertson - Minister of Munitions.

Sir H. F. Donaldson - Minister of Munitions.

The Birthday Honours:

Mr Arthur P. Du Cros, Bart. - Pneumatic Tyre Pioneer.

Mr C. Arthur Pearson, Bart. - Philanthropist for the Blind.

Mr Theodore a Cook, Knight - Editor of The Field Newspaper.

Two Fallen Heroes: 2nd Lt. Frederic Lennard - Leicestershire Regiment; 2nd Lt Edgar Frere of 28 Lincoln's Inn Fields etc. - London Regt.

A Humber Car at the Top of Caerphilly near Cardiff.

A 16-22hp Napier Landaulette.

Mr Boyd Edkins on his Melbourne-Sydney Record Breaking Vauxhall.


Waring and Gillow Garden Furniture - hp showing basket cane chairs, garden shelter (tent style) etc.

Full page showing: Erasmic Dainty Soap - Saxone Military Boot Style 486 88/- - Foot's Adjustable Rest Chair - John Pound Gifts - Parquet Flooring inIndian Teak by Howard and Sons Ltd.

Beethams La-rola.

Ferocal for Children - drawn by Hassall.

Full page showing: Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company (hp) - Robinson and Cleaver Collars - Wright's Coal Tar Soap.

Mappin and Webb - hp showing a Morocco fitted travel case with accessories.

Lifebuoy Soap - fp

Robinsons Barley Water for Babies.

Kruschen Salts - fp.

Aquascutum Trench Coat.

Bell Three nuns Tobacco - hp.

Burberry Ladies Coat.

Craven Pipe Tobacco - Endorsed by J. M. Barrie.

Whiteway's Devon Cyders.

Ladies Summer Wear: Blouse and Gown fro Egerton Burnett's of Wellington Somerset.

Sketch of a Tea Frock in Crepe Chiffon from Marshall and Snelgrove.

Fashion Sketch of Black Taffeta Suit from Barrie Maternity Gowns.

Allenburys Baby Foods

Jelks Seconhand Furniture.

Bengers Food.

Napier Business Vehicle 9lorry).

The Turner Diet:Reduced My Weight 100 Pounds . referring to Dr F. M. Turner.

The Sunbeam Car.

Dr Barnardo's Homes.

Invalid Chairs from Ward and Leveson.

Pan Yan Pickle.

Wood-Milne Motor Tyres.

Austin 20hp Sidmouth Coupe Car.

Crossley Car.

Clemak Safety Razor.

Wolseley Car.

Vauxhall Military Car; and a Vauxhall Private Car - hp.



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:

The Little Wind of Evening - poem by Lucy Nicholson

Page entitled The Way of the War with mention of the death of Lord Kitchener - HMS Hampshire - Battle of Jutland - Morrison I. Swift - etc.

Summer in the Trenches; Its Effect on Fighting - by E. S. Grew.

The Gramophone and the War: Sister Susie Singing Songs for Soldiers - by Margaret Chute.

IN Action and How an Attack is Delivered - by Joseph Gray. Info. Joseph Gray was a war artist and reporter. He was born on the 6 June 1890 at South Shields, (Tyne and Wear) Durham.

The Patriotic Bravery of Our Padres - by CTB.

Lively Reading for Long Summer Evenings - book reviews

ON Our Flag Days by Candida - a page for women.

Fishpingle at the Haymarket Theatre.

Motoring and Aviation by Edwin Campbell.


This is an original but 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 in regards to this item eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc please ask.

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. It measures 395 x 285 mm (15.5 x 11.25inches).There is no outer advertising cover and the outer spine has been repaired/reinforced. Some of the pages are loose with binding witness marks. There is some age yellowing. Some of the pages are loose, and have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their age and handling - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. The images vary in size. The images are NOT in colour unless otherwise stated.

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.

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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