1916 THE GRAPHIC Newspaper WW1 VERDUN Leon Fauret GAS ALARM Battle MAP (5142)

Product code: 5142 (Wt. 305g)
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An original WW1 newspaper dated 1916 The Graphic with reports on Verdun Battle, Russian Duma, Poilu, Slavka Tomitch and much more

WW1 VERDUN Russian Duma POILU Gas Alarm SUBMARINE Slavka Tomitch LEON FAURET



Original Antique WW1 Newspaper

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:

Verdun: The French at Work in the Snow Widening A Communication Trench - front page.

Egypt: Dorsetshire Yeomanry Crossing the Desert To Attack Tribesmen under Nuri Bey.

French Nurses Removing Urgent Cases from a Clearing Hospital.


Opening of The Duma, The Minister of War Speaking - with an inset of the Tsar.

The Russian Imperial Palace at Tsarskoe Selo Converted into a Hospital for Officers - group of patients and nurses.

Gas Alarm: On With the Helmets, Boys! - full page (fp) from a sketch of the actual scene made by a Sergeant in the trenches.

Progress of The Caucasian Army - fp:

Grand Duke Nicholas the Commander in the Caucasus

Enver Pasha Commander of the Ottamans.

View of Trebizond. c.Keenlyside.

Map: Forward Sweep of the Russian Line in the Turks Dominions - shows Kermansha - Miandoab - The Russian Line - Baghdad Railway - Erzerum - Lake Van - Tebizond - Baku - etc.

A View of Van .

Fortress of Bitlis.

View of Erzerum.

Map: Scene of Germany's Great Effort and Its Terrible Price - fp map drawn by G. F. Morrell of the war in the Verdun sector of the Western Front. Shows Verdun - The Various Forts - Chattancourt - Charny - Reive - Belleville - Douaumont - The German line, and Thrust - Vaux - Azannes - Haumont - Brabant sur Meuse - Wavrille - loght etc. There is a small table at the bottom of the map giving proportionate lengths of the Fronts and Lines etc

A Big French 270mmGun Used at Verdun.

Preparing Concrete Beds for the Big French Guns at Verdun.

Diagram: Hemming the Hun Between Belts of Artillery etc

Alpine Troops on the Heights of the Meuse at Verdun - fp x3 photos.

Front Line Trench Before Verdun: The Poilu and Arrival miel of Letters From Home - fp.

Battlefield of Verdun: Debris and Destroyed Guns, Mortars etc - fp x2pics.

Page with article entitled The Super- Submarine Threat: Fifteen Year Old American Idea Adopted by The Germans two diagrams; one showing position of submarine underwater, and when fully exposed. The other is entitled A Conjectural Drawing of the Super-Submarine sectional drawing by S. W. Clatworthy.

Sight, Shot, and Submarine: War Sketches of a Naval Officer to Illustrate the Problem of Visibility - fp.

A Serbian Joan of Arc: Slavka Tomitch aged Eighteen in the Serbian Army -fp with a photograph of the girl plus ornate border .

Paris Railway Station: A Souvenir Laden Poilu Greeted by British Soldiers - double centre page drawn by Leon Fauret. There is a printing mark across the middle of the page.

A French Underground Railway at the Front: Gallery Being Dug in the Chalk of the Champagne - fp showing two miner soldiers removing rubble from the chalk face, by rail.

Impressions of the War Hospitals of Paris - fp of drawings by Helen McKie.

The Goose Step in Poland! German Looters Chased by Cossacks - from a drawing by I. Wladimiroff showing two Germans stealing geese.

The Poilu At Home in a Dug-out: Underground Comforts in the Northern Lines - hp.

In a Cottage: War Worn Soldiers Enjoying the Cheerful Hearth - hp from a photo showing an old woman tending a fire with the soldiers sitting in front.

The Interior of the Motor Bacteriological Laboratory.

Cleanliness at the Front - fp showing 5 photos; and sketches.

Commander of the Canadian Seaforths: Brigadier General R. G. Leckie 3rd Canadian Infantry.

Group of Russian Students at King's College, London.

Odette Myrtil at the Alhambra Theatre.

Fleet of 20hp Napier Ammunition Lorries Supplied to the War Office.

Contingent of Arrol-Johnston Lorries Attached to the Hunts. Cyclist Battalion.

An Austin Field Kitchen Van.

Six Cylinder Napier Car That Carried the Press Correspondents Through the Warsaw Campaign.

Batch of Wolseley Heavy Lorries.


Bell's Three Nuns Tobacco - hp.

Wiring and Gillow Furniture - hp.

Kenilworth Cigarettes - scene drawn by Fred Pegram.

Savory and Moore's Food..

Bensdorp's Royal Dutch Cocoa.

Zenobia Perfumes.

Barrie Maternity Gowns.

Smith's Glasgow Mixture Tobacco.

Green's Mowers and Rollers.

Harley Davidson Motorbike and Side-car.

New Burberry Model Raincoat for the Lady - Burberrys Haymarket.

Arrol-Johnston Car - scene by Norfolk Studio.


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:

Way of the War Page - with mention of Presiden Wilson USA - Mister Asquith - Clonel Churchill - Miss Clare Jerrold - Seton Watson.

German Tactics at Verdun: Why The Boche Did Not Break Through. Explained by a Soldier Artist Joseph Gray.

The Super-Submarine Threat by Percival A.Hislam.

Paris in the Time of the Great War: The Fine Spirit of the French Capital by James Milne.

The Fighting in France from the American Point of View.

The War From a new Angle: Harley street on Wheels and How the Expeditionary Force is Kept Healthy.

Canada's Eight highland Regiments.

The Teaching of Russian: A Curriculum That the War i sIntroducing into This Country.

Music Hall, The Stage etc.

Motor Tracton in War Time by Edwin Campbell ref. sleekburnc. 1103


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.

Sixteen pages (32 sides). It measures 395 x 285 mm (15.5 x 11.25inches).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 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 (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. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. The listing images may show watermarks; these are NOT on the actual maps. This item will be packaged in a tube and sent Royal Mail Small Parcels. IMPORTANT This postal service does not include tracking. If tracking is required please contact me for prices.

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

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Product Code 5142 (Wt. 305g)
Weight 0.3kg