1916 THE GRAPHIC Newspaper WW1 Wellcome Museum JAN SMUTS War Graves (2142)

Product code: 2142
Original Antique WW1 Newspaper





15 pages (30 sides) Original Weekly 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:

General Jan Christian Smuts - full page (fp) frontispiece photograph by Elliott and Fry.

Recruits Marching Over the Blue Mountains, New South Wales Australian, on Their 320 Miles March to Sydney.

The Queen of Romania and Her Little Subjects: Queen Maria - Princess Helene - Princess Elizabeth and a Group of Children .

General Van der Ventner and His Staff Leaving Durban for German East Africa.

Pictorial Map of The Bed of the North Sea Showing the Submerged Range f Hills Known as the Dogger Bank - it also shows the various points where ships have been sunk, British and German. Other positions marked include: Skager Rak - Jutland Bank - Cleaver Bank - Dogger Ridge - Brucey's Garden - The Gut - Buchan Deep - and also the sea depths at various places.

Pictorial Map titled A Buffer State Between the Belligerents: The Delicate Position of Romania - fp drawn by G. F.Morrell. It spans from Baltic in the Noerth down to Varna, Sofia, Jamboli in the South. Places and positions marked include: Line of the Austro Hungarian Bulgar Army - Russian Army - Reval - Danzig - Konigsberg - Vilna - Warsaw - Vinnitza - Uszok Pass - Jablonica Pass - Jassy - Transylvanian Alps - Kishinev - Tussora - Dobrudsha - Basardjik - Roumanian Frontier - Kalafatu - River Danube - etc.

FP titled The Graves of Our Household in France. Pictures Illustrating the Scheme Referred to By Mr Asquith:

Widow and Fatherless at the Unforgotten Tomb - a mother and her daughters at a grave.

Farmer Ploughing Among the Graves on the Old Battlefield.

A Corner of the Cemetery of the Church of St Nicolas at Arras.

How the Italian Alpini Troops Take the Guns up the Mountains - fp photograph showing the soldiers hauling a 77mm field gun up a steep cliff face with the aid of block and tackle, and pullies.

People in the Public Eye:

Lieutenant D. F. Cunningham-Reid - Killed in a Great Air Fight.

Viscount Weymouth, Lord Bath's Heir - Killed in Action. Info. John Alexander Thynne

Viscount Ridley Died After an Operation - info. Matthew White Ridley.

Sir C. Rivers Wilson the State Financier.

Lt. R. J. Holloway DCM 1/5 Northumberland Fusiliers Who Rose From Ranks.

The Mayor of Petrograd, Count John Tolstoy.

The Widowed Countess of Kinnoull and Her Step Grandson the New Earl - info. Florence Hay (née Darell), George Harley Hay.

British Nurses with Our Forces in the Mediterranean.

Miss Cicely Courtneidge the Actress Marries Mister Hulbert - photo of the couple leaving the church. Info. Jack Hulbert.

Ministry of Munitions: Woman War Worker Making Spiral Scrolls with a Vertical Milling Machine - fp photograph with ornate border.

Women in the Munitions Factory - a wonderful double page showing many women (and some men, boys and girls) assembling fuses etc.

The Lady of the Lathe - x6photos of women munition workers: Milling Powder Grooves - Turning Work - Sewing Aeroplane Wings - Adjusting Shutter on Fuse - Grinding Milling Machine Cutters.

On the French Front: German Prisoners Captured at the Labyrinth - near hp from a photo.

On the Italian Front: Dragging a Big Gun Across a Temporary Bridge - hp from a photo.

Nice and The French Riviera in War Time: Reading the News Outside the Offices of Le Petit Nicois and LeEclaireur on the Avenue de la Gare - a wonderful centre double page from a drawing by Reginald Cleaver. It shows a man posting large bulletin boards from telegrams received on news of the war for the public to read. A large assembled crowd includes fashionable women, soldiers of all nationalities etc. There are binding witness marks to the centre fold.

A Group of French Wounded Soldiers at the Queen Victoria Hospital, Nice - hp.

French Prisoners of War Released by the Germans After Undergoing Many Hardships - hp.

Russian Gunners Extricating a Field Gun From the Snow on the Dvina Front - fp from a drawing by J. Wladimiroff. Info. Ivan Alexejevitch Vladimirov was a Russian Soviet painter library.

Medicine of War "Simples and Synthetics": Milling Belladonna at the Wellcome Materia Medica Drug Farm at Dartford .

When the World Cured Itself with Simples: The Wellcome Medical Museum in Wigmore Street, London - fp showing seven photographs (info. marked HSW copyright; Henry Solomon Wellcome presumably).

Dr Ethel Smyth at Her Country Cottage - from a portrait by Mrs Meade of Woking.

The Roll of Honour - Officers Killed in Action or In The Service of Their Country Directly Incidental to the Great War - Full page:

2nd Lieutenant H. H. Arbuthnot - 67th Punjabis.

Lieut. T. B. Penfold - 7th King's Own Scottish Borderers.

Captain C. G. H. Clibborn - Royal Horse Artillery Brigade Major.

Capt. F. J. Rigby - Seaforth Highlanders.

2nd Lt. Ronald F. M. Geary - 1st Surrey Rifles - Well Known Rugby Footballer Sniped in France.

2nd. Lt. F. D. Smith - 1/7 Middlesex Regiment Machine Gun Officer.

Captain E. P. Almack RH and RFA - of Haslemere, Hutton, Essex.]

Major T. P. Guthe - 1st Durham Battery RFA of Kepwick Hall, Northallerton.

Lt. W. H. Lucas - 2nd North Staffs Regt.

Comm. T. C. H. Williams MVO RN.

2nd Lt. F. T. Howis - 12th Essex Regt. Son of Rev Howis, Pleshey Vicarage, Chelmsford.

Lieut. Jos. E. Smith - 12th Highland Light Infantry.

2nd Lt. K. H. Pearse - 11th East Surrey att. 2nd Hants Regt.

Lt Grainger M. Towers Adjt. 1st Kings Liverpool Regt.

2nd Lt. Percy L. Beck - Royal Engineers.

Lieut. E. W. Beck - 8th Bedfordshire Regiment (brother of the above).

2nd Lieut. C. F> Batty - 10th Durham Light Infantry aged 19 of Darlington.

Lieut. J. F. Watson - 3/5 Black Watch.

Sub Lieut. F. H. J. Startin RNVR late RN, Nelson Batt. RND.

Lt. G. St. J. Richardson - Mortally Wounded at Cestiphon.

Lt. Colin A. Proudfoot - Adj. 53 Sikhs Frontier Force.

2nd Lieutenant H. M. Wylie - 1st Seaforth Highlanders - Son of Dr James Hamilton Wylie

Six scenes from Please Help Emily at the Playhouse Theatre: Miss Gladys Cooper - Mr Paul Arthur - Mr Hawtrey - Mr H. R. Hignett - Miss Helen Haye.

Lady Constance Malleson as Phrynette and Miss Manning as Pierrot at the Kingsway Theatre.

Interned Seamen at Groningen: Scene from The Timbertown Follies Entertained by the Utrecht Students Club.

Mr Fred Emney as Mrs Fry at the Comedy Theatre.

Soldiers at Parkwood Hospital, Henley Gibing an Entertainment in Aid of Serbian Women and Children.

A Charming Puck: Miss Iris Rowe in a Midsummer Nights Dream at the Victoria Hall, Waterloo Rd.

The Police: A Woman Inspectress.

Lt. A. G. Petrie Hay 1/6 Gordons Awarded MC.

Corrugated Curved Steel Trench Covers for the French Made in London at Joseph Westwood and Col, Millwall x2pics.

A Bit of Old Spain: A Wolseley Car Party inthe Navacerrada Mountains, La Mancha.

The Bosporus, Two Sides of The Question: The Castle of Europe and Across the Water the Castle of Asia - hp from a drawing by Donald Maxwell.


Waterman's Ideal Fountain Pen - fp

Pears Soap - fp.

Lea and Perrins Worcestershire Sauce.

Smith's Glasgow Tobacco Mixture.

G. E. Lewis and Sons World Renowned Guns



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 - editorial type article.

Article entitled It's Dogger That Does It. Mars From a Maritime Point of View- by E. S. Grew about the Dogger Bank.

The Lady of the Lathe - An account of the work done by women in munition works by E. M. Evors.

The Terrible Medicine of War. The Battle Between Simples and Synthetics by E. S. Grew - fp.

The Place of German Music in England by Dr Ethel Smyth - fp

Motoring and Aviation by Edwin Campbell.

Sleekburnc. 1902

This is an original 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 regarding this item eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc please ask.

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. 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 2142
Weight 0.31kg