1916 THE SPHERE Newspaper WW1 KAISER WILHELM Nurse Mrs Edward Roworth MONTENEGRO Ypres BATTLE (9380

Product code: 9380
Original Antique WW1 Newspaper

Antique Newspaper WW1 Siege of Kut EMPEROR KAISER WILHELM IN SERBIA Nurse Roworth in Montenegro YPRES Matania WESTERN FRONT




Original WW1 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:

The Montenegrin Royal Family Reunited at Lyons: King Nicholas, Queen Milena, Princess Vera, Princess Zenia, Princess Militza, Prince Danilo, and M. Miouchekovitch President - full page frontispiece photograph taken at Lyons.

Watching the Germans from a Front Line Trench Behind a Steel Protecting Screen - front outer cover within adverts.

The Florence Nightingale Memorial at St Paul's Cathedral.

Tokyo: The Russian Envoy Grand Duke George Mikhailovitch of Russia with Prince Kamin of Japan.

The Grand Duke Inspecting the Imperial Bodyguard in Japan.

Venus and Jupiter in Conjunction 14 Feb 3am - small diagram.

The Germans and Bulgarians in Serbia: German Emperor Visits Nish with king Ferdinand - a double page showing x5 photographs:

The German Emperor in Conversation with The Bulgarian Prime Minister M. Radoslavoff.

The Kaiser Inspects the Bulgarian Troops at Nish With King Ferdinand and the Crown Prince.

Nish: The Kaiser with King Ferdinand and Field Marshal Von Mackensen. Info. Kaiser Wilhelm

SW Serbia: A Bulgarian Encampment Amidst the Monastir Hills.

Mitrovitza a Small Town on the Ibar: A Market Place Street Scene During the Enemy Occupation in Serbia. Info. Mitrovica, Kosovo

The Situation in Mesopotamia: Scenes Around The Beleaguered Kut - double page showing x5images:

British Armed River Craft o the Tigris. miel

Mule Transport Moving Up the Tigris Through Swamps.

Kut el Amara: One of the Streets in the Town.

Amara: British Officers Outside the General Supply Stores.

Map: Kut el Amara and the Orah Position and How the Relieving Force is Separated from General Townshend. The map is on the fold; marks on map.

The Russian Thrust in Galicia from Czartorysk to Czernovitz x3 images including a map o fthe Austro German Line from Czartorysk im Volhynia to Czernovitz in Bukovina. Marks to this page.

Milk Supply for the French Army: Women Pouring Milk into Cans for Transportation to the Lines - fp photograph.

Life in Dug-Out Trench Within the British Lines: A Machine Gun Emplacement in Flanders - from a drawing by an officer at the front.

A typical Dug-out in The Trenches - Drawn by D. Macpherson from a sketch by an officer.

ON the Western Front at Ypres: A Nigh Scene in Front of Ypres with an Officers Patrol - full page from a drawing by Ugo Matania from a sketch by a member of the patrol party.

Romania and The War: The Strategic Position of the Remaining Balkan Neutral - double page showing five images and diagrams including a map:

Sinaia in the Transylvanian Alps near Ploesci.

Rumanian Gypsies Passing Down Reive the Danube by Steamer.

The Oilfields at Campina.

Bullock Transport.

Map: Showing Rumania And her Balkan Neighbours on the South, Russia or Bessarabia to the East, and Hungary to the West.

French Positions and Trench Construction in France:

French Position Believed to be Impregnable - half page.

Massive Set of Entrenchments at Champagne.

General View of a Blockhouse in the Woods in Champagne.

French Officers Summer and Winter Quarters Side by Side in Trenches.

This double page is tatty along one side, and the bottom corner.

The Problems of the Western Front Part II: Plan Showing the Damaging Effect of the Armed Redoubt Upon Troops Themselves not Immediately Protected by Artillery. The page is tatty as above and has a mark on the bottom border corner. The article is carried on from a previous issue. Although the text on the page is complete, the next page of this article is missing.

The British Campaign in Mesopotamia - full page:

Indian Cavalry Advancing towards Kut el Amara During the Mesopotamian Operations.

Indian Soldiers on a Tigris River Steamer with All Their Kit and Ammunition: Moving Up to Join the Expeditionary Force.

A Kelek or Freight Raft Loaded with Stores on the Tigris.

This page is tatty along the border edge

The Last Nurse in Montenegro - double page with x6 photos. And article about a nurse, Mrs Edward Roworth:

Rescued from Montenegro: Little Desanka with Her Montenegrin Cap - photo of a little girl aged about 13.

Kolashin Village Street.

On the Road near Plevlie in Winter.

Overlooking the town of Podsgoritza in Montenegro.

San Giovanni di Medua Landing Stage.

Rescuer and Rescued: Little Deswanka with Nurse Roworth.

Info. a wonderful story, the caption beneath the title states A narrative of escape from Montenegro by Mrs Edward Roworth the wife of a South African Artist, who had been working as a St. John's Ambulance Nurse in Montenegro and Serbia.

Facsimile of the Programme of the Cinema Palace at Salonika Wher Charlotte Bronte Jane Eyre is being Presented as Le Chataeu de Tornfild.

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

Captain A. P. Wodehouse - 110th Mahrattas.

Captain J. N. Kidd - 5th Dragoon Guards.

Major H. J. U. Wilkins - 1st Attd. 6th South Lancs Regt. .

Captain R. M. Brind - 37th attd. 41st Dogras.

Captain J. E. B. Torkington - 63rd Palamcottah Light Infantry.

Lieutenant C. A. Currie - 84th Field Company RE.

Lt. C. M. Fendall - RFA.

2nd Lt M. M. Brodie - 10th att. 1st Seaforth Highlanders.

Lt. R. E. Ruck Keene - 9th Royal Welsh Fusiliers.

Lt. and Adjt. G. M. Towers - 1st Liverpool Regt.

2nd Lt. T P. D. Hough - 8th East Yorks Regt..

2nd Lt. A. T. East - 3rd Sappers and Miners I. A.

Lt. O. P. Gwynne - 92nd Punjabis.

Lt. G. T. Baker - 1/5th East Kent Regt.

2nd Lt. G. A. Allan - 122nd Heavy Battery RGA.

Major H. E. R. Boxer DSO - 1st Lincolnshire Regt.

Lt. D. F. Cunningham-Reid - 29th Lancers attd. Royal Flying Corps.

Lt. I. J. Hughes - 1/9th Gurkha Rifles.

Lt. J. M. Thornton - R.E.

Major N. Tyrwhitt - Queens Westminster Rifles.

All Fighting in the Serbian Army: The Ten Sons of Madame Aloisia Spitalic.

Madame Aloisia Spitalic of Serbia Whose Ten Sons are Fighting.

There is some "workings out" in ink below the photos - looks like £ s. d.!

Miss A. Hutchinson Part of the Maternity Unit for Russia.

Preparing Equipment for the Maternity Unit Which Recently Left for Russia.

Miss E. Wormale One of the Party for Russia

A Demure and Dainty Spring Coat and Skirt - fashion sketch by VMS

A Rest Gown Which Slips on Easily Over the Head - there is some childish writing around this image in pencil

Motoringt: Touring in Spain with a 16-20Hp Wolseley in the Novacerrada Mountains.

A Smart Town Carriage the 15hp Swift Car.

A Delivery Van Mounted on an Austin Chassis: Spillers Nephews Ltd of Cardiff.

Women Munition Workers: Typical YWCA Hut for the Use of Girl Munition Workers.

The Interior of the Hut Showing the Work Girls Having a Meal.


Montague Tigg or Martin Chuzzlewit - From a Drawing by Frank Reynolds for a full page advertising Buchanan's Scotch Whiskies.

Mellin's Food for Children - hp advert.

Short Jersey Coats from Peter Robinson Ltd.

Horlicks Ration of Malted Milk Tablets.

The Women's War Time Fund.

Dunlop Rubber Co. Ltd.

Lea and Perrins Worcestershire Sauce.

Allenburys Foods for Infants.

Swan Fount Pen.

Green's Lawn Mower and Roller - small.

Beecham's Pills.

Omar Khayyam Perfume.

Glaxo Baby Food - fp advert on back cover. This is grubby with turned corners.



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 Great European War Week by Week includes:

Relieving Operations Aroud Kut-el-Amara.

General Garibaldi's Address to His Troops - short.

How Drake Fought Against Spain - short and from Drake by E. Hallam Moorhouse.

Venus and Jupiter in Conjunction.

The Russian Forward Thrust in Galicia.

Life in a Dug-out and Trench Within the British Lines.

Romania and The War and The Strategic Position of the Balkan neutral -caption article.

A Literary Letter: Jane Eyre at Salonika - by C. K. S. aka Clement King Shorter.

A Few Days Ago: A Random Chronicle by V. V. V.

Woman's Sphere in War Time by Olivia.

In the Petrol World by R. P. Hearne - motoring column.

Sleekburnc. 1602

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

A publication similar to The Illustrated London News, The Sphere was a weekly illustrated newspaper published by The Sphere and Tatler Ltd., Great New St. London EC. If there is a particular date you require regarding this item eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc please ask.

18 pages (36 sides). It measures 395 x 285 mm (15.5 x 11.25inches). It retains the outer advertising cover, although it is a little tatty/grubby and nearly detached from the spine. Some of the pages are loose, and have cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age. 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 two (4sides) pages missing, 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 Sphere 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 9380
Weight 0.31kg