1916 THE GRAPHIC Newspaper WW1 MAP VERDUN Brandenburgers Douaumont WAR (7142)

Product code: 7142
Original antique newspaper with maps, drawings of battlefields etc., photographs and much more.


16 pages (32 sides) of a weekly issue of:


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:

General Cousins Presenting Decorations to Widows and Children of Fallen French Soldiers - full front page.

German Worship of Graven Images: Hero von Hindenburg and The Fallen Pirate, Von Tirpitz.

George V Addressing the Irish Guards on St Patricks Day.

Ships in the News:

Scenes on Board the Kit Balloon Ship HMS Canning.

Dutch Liner Tubantia Sunk.

Motor Ambulance Launch for The Mesopotamian Expedition.

Red Cross Ship the Saint Margaret of Scotland.

Aeroplane: Nieuport Machine Manoeuvring; and a View at a Height of Over One Mile - full page (fp) showing x2pics.

Map: Battle of Verdun - a double page (dp) pictorial map by G. F. Morrell showing a view of Verdun taken looking North East from Paris; it shows places such as: Meaux - Compiegne - Amiens - Soissons - Reims - Verdun - The Argonne hills - St Mene hould - Suippes - British Lines - French Battle Line - Dead Man Hill - Forges - Pepper hill - Ft. de Vaux - Metz - Diedenhofen - Landrecies - and much more

People in the Public Eye:

Flight Commander Bone

Admiral von Capelle

Mrs Isaacs Commandant Queen's Gate Hospital.

Captain Beith aka Ian Hay.

General Gallieni French War Minister.

Mr Henry A. Lytton, The Savoyard, and His Soldier Sons.

Rev. Stopford Brooke.

Cardinal Gotti.

The Late Mrs Frankau aka Frank Danby the Novelist.

Sir John Furley.

Herr Ballin Who Checkmated Admiral Tirpitaz.

Gallienis Successor: General Roques - fp with ornate borders.

The Battered Landscape of France:

Les Eparges and A Scene of Devastation - hp

French Operators Laying Wires in a Trench at the Front hp.

French Soldiers Sandbagging Up an Arcade for Protection in a Town - hp.

School Children Wearing Their Anti Gas Masks at Pont a Mousson - hp.

Battle of Verdun: The German Brandenburgers Attacking the Dismantled Fort of Douamont - fp from a drawing by a French Artist.

Antidotes for Submarine Frightfulness - fp showing three drawings:

Seaplane Used to Locate Submarines.

At Sea During a Blizzard: A Destroyer the U-Boats Greatest Enemy.

Campaign in Western Egypt: Yeomanry Reinforcing a Regiment of Sikhs - - Scouts Patrolling the Sand Dunes - two sketches made in the Worcestershire Yeomanry.

Priests of France at the Front - six photographs on a full page incl. Abbe Brottier the Stretcher Bearer etc.

French Troops in a Mine Crater Won From the Enemy - double page from a photograph

Obvervation Officers Keeping An Eye on the Enemy: British Officer Up a Ladder - - Sentinel on the Tree Top - - Austrian Front - - Alsace Forest - fp.

The Eye in the Sky and Army Balloonist of the RFC Locating GERman Batteries in Flanders - a wonderful full page drawn by a British Officer.

Fetching Rations for The Trenches: Bringing in the DIxies; The Party Halts with Heads Lowered as a Fireball Goes Up - drawn by Frank Dadd from a Sketch by a Private.

Daily Rations of a Division of 20,000 Men - Weekly Rations of A Divisio of 20,000 Men - fp of diagrams showing a railhead, and convoy of lorries; amount of Beef, Bread, Bacon etc.

Dutch Soldiers Firing at a Zeppelin - from a drawing by J. Hoynck.

The ITalian Front: Entanglements and Trenches on the Carso Battlefield x2 photos on a full page.

War Time Economy: The National Organising Committee's Poster The Dont's - fp drawn by Ralph Cleaver.

Full page of adverts: Colgates Ribbon Dental Cream - Mellins Food - Bensdorp's Cocoa - etc.

Moonshine and the Larger Lunacy - cartoon drawn by David Wilson about Zeppelin attacks.

Burberry Weatherproof Dress and Coat - advert.

Robinson and Cleaver Childrens Outfits - advert.

The Dunlop Rubber Co. Ltd - fp advert.

British General Conversing with a French Nurse in Salonika.

Theatre: Scenes from Kultur at Hom at the Court Theatre with Miss Toller and others.

Miss Phyllis Dare in Tina at the Adelphi Theatre.

The 7 o'clock Safety Razor - hp.

Daimler Car on the Westmorland Moors.

Fleet of Fifty Buick Motor Ambulances for the British Red Cross.


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 Way of the War Page.

Supplies in the Field and How Soldiers Are Fed.

The Law of the Air and how the nations Regard Aerial Trespass.

Housework in War Time.

Theatre: A Kiss For Cinderella the Barrie Play at Wyndham's.

Motoring and Aviation by Edwin Campbell.

Sleekburnc. 2503

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.

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. There are binding witness marks to the spine. The pages are loose with binding witness marks. There is some age yellowing. Some of the pages may be loose, and have minor 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.

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, but 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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Condition Used
Product Code 7142
Weight 0.3kg