1916 THE GRAPHIC Newspaper WW1 St Barts Hospital SS APPAM Map Egypt (0142)

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WW1 ANTIQUE NEWSPAPER GRAPHIC ILLUSTRATED National Guard St Bartholomew Hospital London S.S. APPAM SHIP Paris Zeppelin Raid HMS ORAMA Map CARTOONS Donald Maxwell LAND MINE War Horses MAUD EARL TERRIERS Print Photographs Date 1916

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


DATED 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:

A Scene at St. Bartholomew's Hospital London - a full front page from a drawing by W. Hatherell RI showing National Guardsmen who have been trained to move patients from their beds in case of Zeppelin raids; guardsmen running across the courtyard with their poles.

The Liner S.S. Appam Captured and Taken to America by German Raiders - with an inset photograph of Captain H. G Harrison.

A Sunset Scene at Salonika.

Full page (fp) entitled Out of the Wood - Paper as a Promoter of Patriotism - The First Restriction on Certain Imports. Six photographs relating to the production of paper surrounding an article etc.

The German 17 Inch Gun Scare: What a Change of Armament Would Mean in Practice - fp showing two sectional diagrams and a sketch drawn by Charles de Lacey showing how the larger guns would not be viable for the German navy.

How Paris is Protected From Zeppelins - fp showing five photographs including one entitled A London Precaution: Teaching School Children the Dangers of The Zeppelin.

How Paris Was Raided by Zeppelins - fp showing six photographs:

Five Storey Block of Flats Wrecked.

A House Where People Perished.

A Wrecked House.

Where a Bomb Fell onthe Road and Laid Bare the ?Metropolitan Railway.

Crownd Round the Hole in the Metro Underground of Paris (above ground).

President Poincare Visiting the Scene of the Bombings.

Page titled People in the Public Eye:

Mr Andrew Fisher The Australian Commissioner.

Sir Max Aitken the Author of Canada in Flanders.

Three Proconsuls Who Were in the Captured SS Appam : Sir Edward Merewether Gobernor of Sierra Leone - Mr F. C. Fuller of Ashanti - Mr F. James of Lagos.

Sir Clements Markham the Arctic Explorer Dies.

The Family of Andrew Fisher High Commissioner for Australia: Robert - Peggy - Harry - Andre - Jack - Jim.

Six Brothers Who HAv Won Three DCM's and Other Honours: Sergeant Alfred Mart - Petty Officer A. G. Mart - Private Frederick Mart - Sergeant Major W. Mart DCM - Private Philip Mart - Quartermaster Samuel Mart DCM.

The Blockade: The Presidente Mitre of the Hamburg South American Line Captured by HMS Orama - fp photograph showing officers and sailors watching the operation to sling the mails from on board Mitre onto the Orama.

Map entitled The Lure of the East: Germany's Designs Upon Egypt and Persia - a double page pictorial map drawn by G. F> Morrell. It shows places including: The Suez Canal - part Cairo - Tanta - Port Said - orthern Caravan Route - Port Suez - Bir Murra - Great Bitter Lake - Alexandria - Mediterranean - Crete - Cyprus - Beirut - Damascus - Akaba - Jaffa - Gaza - Beirut - Syrian Desert - Baghdad - Tabreez - Bayazid - Bagtshe Tunnel - ERzeroum - Elizabetpol - Tehran - Constantinople - Bosporus - Black Sea - Salonika - Adriatic - etc. It also shows chief railways controled by Germany and other railway. There is an inset Key Map for measuring distances.

Five "Teutonic" cartoons drawn by German humorist caricaturists; The page is titled The Turco-Germanic Designs on Egypt - Fairy Dreams for the Land of the Pharaohs:

Burying the Dardanelles Enterprise - shows a kilted Scotsman (I think) with a Napoleon style hat on carrying a small coffin with the words Dardenellen written on it.

Zeus Resurectus and (Thes)Salonika - shows the British retreating.

Cleopatra and Her New Antony - shows a Scotsman in a kilt with Cleopatra.

Egypt as a recruiter - small.

Pharaoh and the Philabeg: Rameses Redivivus Turning England Out of Egypt: Caricatures in German Journals - near half page.

How Egyptians Help to Defend Egypt - fp:

Bishareen With Their Camels at a Their Desert Trackers Camp near Assouan - hp. Info. Aswan.

A Group of Bishareen Working for the Egyptian Survey Department - hp. Info. aka Bishari Bisharin Beja.

Two drawings by Donald Maxwell in a series for an article titledThe Desert Road the Turks Must Follow - The Experiences of Our Artist in the Syrian Desert:

The Mirage in the Desert: Something That Seemed to be a River...

New Wine in Old Bottles: Tyre Trouble in the Unchanging East - a wonderful fp. It shows Officers changing a tyre of a motor car on a rubble strewn road near Homs; alongside are curious cone shaped houses; in the distance a dust storm rises beyond the River Orontes.

Four cartoons entitled Hindu Humour Directed on the Hun from the "Hindi Punch" published in Bombay.

How War Alters the Landscape: the Huge Hole Made by a Mine Explosion in the Tahure District Known as the region des entonnoirs - fp from a photograph showing three French soldiers standing in the crater.

With the Cossacks in the Caucasus: Transporting Turkish Wounded in Makeshift Sledges - a wonderful double centre page from a drawing by Johannes Hendricus Jurres the Dutch artist. There are binding witness marks and a small hole to centre.

The Fog of War: At the Dardanelles the Curious Phenomenon, Known as the Barbers Mist, on the Sea - hp.

Fog: On the Russian Front an Airman's View of a Battlefield in Cloudy Weather - hp.

A French Aeroplane Riddling a German Fokker with a Quick Firing Machine Gun Mounted onto the Plane - hp from a drawing by Leven et Lemonier (Leven & Lemonier).

Bombardment of an Aeroplane Squadron - hp showing facsimile of a French airman's sketch.

Medical Diagram : Nerves Damaged by Shock and Shot.

War Horse: The Water Trough in War Time and a Joyous Moment in a Charger's Day - fp Drawn by an Officer.

A Yeomanry Patrol Searching a Bedouin Camp at El Daba in Egypt - from a drawing (within text).

YMCA - fp advert for donations.

Article titled The Interchange of Help Between Russia, Britain and Serbia which shows five photographs:

Sister Natasha Sudeikina the Russian Nurse Who Helped Soldiers in Serbia.

Miss E. Wormald and Miss Annie Hutchinson Who Have Gone to Russia to Help Polish Refugees - two photographs.

Nurse Lydia Menschikova A Russian Nurse Who Helped Soldiers in Serbia.

Daniel Borodine the Russian Boatswain Honoured by George V.

Mister Bourchier and Miss Kyrle Bellew at His Majesty's Theatre.

The Children's Court in New York - (small 7cmx8cm) now 137 E. 22nd St.

Two Opera Scenes from The Critic at the Shaftesbury Theatre - photogrpahs by Foulsham and Banfield.

Miss Sylvia Bowden daughter of Sir Frank of Bestwood Lodge, Nottingham - Captain Leonard Owen-Taylor RAMC - two photographs.

Silver Salver Signed by Soldiers - shows a salver which was presented to Lady Michelham by wounded officers of British Expeditionary Force. (salver only).

A Moroccan Motor Cyclist Delivering Despatches on a BSA Motor BIke

15-20;hp Straker Squire Car in the Egyptian War Zone.

Scene from Tigers Cub at the Garrick Theatre: Miss Madge Titheradge andc Mister Basil Gill.


Allcock's Plasters.

Eno's Fruit Salt - hp.

Mellin's Baby Food - hp.

Full page from a painting or drawing by Maud Earl showing four Welsh Terriers - for Buchananan's Scotch Whisky titled Welsh Fusiliers!.

Pullers Cleaners and Dyers of Perth.

London County and Westminster Bank - Balance Sheet 31 Dec 1915; Auditors' Report by Frederick John Young and G. E. Sendell - with directors Goschen, Walter Leaf, Alfred Dent, F. J. Barthorpe, J. W. Buckhurst, T. J. Carpenter.

Decca Portable Gramaphone - ¼ page adv. Showing an officer carrying his gramophone; musical notes border.

Lea and Perrins.

Bystander Magazine: Humour from the Trenches - with a small comical cartoon.

Maconochie's Rations.

Plus other adverts.


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:

Out of the Wood: Paper as a Promoter of Patriotism; The First Restriction on Certain Imports - article by F. H. - also shows Mr Runciman's written declaration in the House of Commons.

People Prominent in the Public Eye with mention of: Andrew Fisher - Mr Bourchier (actor) - Mr Oscar Asche - Sir Max Aitken - Mr P. D. Agnew - etc.

Turco Germanic Designs on Egypt.

The Desert Road the Turks Must Follow: The Syrian Desert - an account Donald Maxwell the artist on his journey across the desert before the outbreak of war.

The War from a New Angle: The Indian Point of View by Mr S. B. Banerjea Editor of the Calcutta University Magazine.

The War From a New Angle: The Strongest Nerves Will Win and Why by Edwin S. Grew.

The Telegram - poem by S. Gertrude Ford. Short poem about a mother or wife receiving the dreaded telegram.

Good Stories from New Books - Reviews of: With The Immortal Seventh Div. by Rev. E. J. Kennedy - A Product of Peace for Washington: publication of the Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for 1914 - The Story of the Chin by Dr Louis Robinson - Little Telegrams, My Harvest by Mr Richard Whiteing on Reuter.

Interchange of Help Between Russia, Britain and Serbia with mention of Dr N. Litchoff - M. MIel - Mr John Wladimiroff son of Alexis - Katharine Waghorn - plus others mentioned above in images.

On War Memorials and Other Things - by Candida - Info. The only newpaper that refers to the pseudonym Candida is that of an Ethelwyn Robin (1874-1953) who wrote for an Australian newspaper.

Opera in England. With mention of Dr Ethel Smyth - W. W> Jacob - Madame Butterfly - Horace Rumbold - etc.

And Other Plays with mention of Mr Courtice Pounds - Mr Hawtrey - Gladys Cooper - Lily Brayton - Oscar Asche - Caleb Porter - Randal Ayrton.

Motoring and Aviation by Edwin Campbell.

Reviews: An Australian Play; An Alaskan Play - with mention of Mr ARthur Adams - Mr Bourchier - Miss Kyrle Bellew - Miss Madge Titheradge - Charles Glenney - Ambrose Manning - Reive - Mr Saintsbury - Sam Livesey - Basil Gill.

Sleekburnc. 0502

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

This is an original but USED newspaper not a scan and not a later re-print.

If there is a particular date you require in regards to this item eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc please ask.

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 395 x 285 mm (15.5 x 11.25 inches).There is no outer advertising cover and there are binding witness marks to the spine. Some of 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. 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 (others referring to outer advertising cover), 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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Product Code 9 Jan 2016
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