1916 WW1 Magazine GALLIPOLI Salonika RUSSIA Balkans POWs Dvina Forest WAR (2700)

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Original WW1 Magazine Detailing Events in the Great War Dated 1916 Egypt LONDON SCOTTISH Montenegro DVINA TRENCHES Riga CHAMPAGNE FRONT Suvla Bay GALLIPOLI Navy Patrols NEW ZEALAND HOSPITAL CAIRO Nurses RIGA; please see main description


An antique magazine detailing events in the First World War

This first part of the description features a list of images i.e. photographs, sketches, maps, drawings:

Duel to the Death: Two Soldiers from a French and German Patrol at Hand to Hand Fighting - full front page from a drawing by Georges Scott.

General Sir Douglas Haig, and General de Castenau of France - frontispiece page photographic portrait pictures with caption.

The outer front cover is intact with price; plus a picture of a new recruit admiring himself in a mirror.

Small Map: How the Map of Europe Would Appear if "Kultur" Triumphed Deutschland uber Alles on paper. etc

The London Scottish Regiment in France - full page (fp) showing five images:

Soldiers Opening Letters From Home.

Men Boarding a Train Taking Them to the Firing Line - plus three other photographs

Map of the World : Complete Disappearance of Small Independent Kingdoms - caption explains as similar map to those distributed before the war showing how it would look in the eyes of the Germans.

IN a House in the Village of Hulluch in France: Private Thomas in Hand to Hand Fighting with a German Soldier - full page from a drawing by FCD.

Greece and The Balkans - double page (dp) showing five photos:

Balkans: British Soldiers at An Outpost Waiting for Bulgarians.

Scottish Soldiers Resting in the Streets of Salonika.

British Soldier and Sailor Talking to Greek Villagers - inset photo.

Men Marching To The Front Along Country Road. Loght.

Huge Store of Forage Stacked at Salonika.

Egypt - fp showing 5 photos:

Wounded Australian at Cairo Station.

Gift From the Women of Auckland: The Flag Flying Over the New Zealand Hospital, Cairo.

Canadian Nurses at the Canadian Military Hospital, For the Dardanelles Wounded, Cairo.

Lady Maxwell Wife of Gen John Maxwell Unfurling The New Flag at the New Zealand Hospital, Cairo.

Officers of the Instructional Staff with Australian Forces in front of the Pyramids: Major R. B. Clifton of the Duke of Wellington Regt. - Lieutenant Colonel E. M. Colston of Grenadier Guards - Captain H. J. Watkins of Coldstreamers - Captain I. A .S Cooke of Connaught Rangers.

Belgium Soldiers in the Firing Lines - dp showing 5 photographs.

Photographs by the magazines Camera Correspondent with the Russians near Riga and Dvina Forest - dp showing 6 photographs.

The Champagne Front - fp x2 photographs: M. Poincare - General Dubail - General Humbert and others - - - A Huge Cannon in Action

At Suvla Bay, Gallipoli Before the Evacuation fp x2 photos: Turkish Officer Prisoner Marched Down to the Base at Gallipoli - - - Australian Field Gun Ready for Action in Suvla Bay Region.

Victoria Railway Station London: Soldiers Returning from the Front Being Greeted reive by Relatives - full page with a small caption describing the scene; ending with a little dig at the pacifists.

The War in Montenegro - fp:

Montenegrin Mountain Fighter on his Pony.

Montenegrin Fighters Marching Out From Cetinje the Capital .

Austria's Bosnian Troops in a Montenegrin Village on the Frontier.

Malissori Tribesmen on Mount Klementi on the Frontier. Info. Could be Kelmendi.

Montenegrin Gunners at a Casemate.

Gallipoli - fp:

French Crew and Mountain Cannon in the Trenches.

Two Birds of Ill Omen: French Marines With Their Captured Birds.

Wounded French Arriving in Novel Ambulances for Treatment at an Open Air Surgery.

Disposing of the Carcass of a Dead Horse Being Drawn Down to The Water by Mule; In the Background the SS River Clyde

With British Navy Destroyers on Patrol - fp:

Naval Waterplane Going Out on Patrol.

Officer of the Watch in a British Destroyer Warning a Merchantman Through a Megaphone of the Presence of Hostile Submarine.

Destroyer Escorting an Oil Vessel - inset. c.keenlyside. 

Ships of the Mosquito Fleet Setting Out to Look for U-Boats in the North Sea.

German Red Cross Contingent following in miel the Wake of Their Army in Russia.

Silk Hatted Hun and Another Wearing a Bowler Hat Among a Crowd of German Prisoners Captured by the Russians.

The Royal Scots at St Quentin: Charge by the Royal Scots Greys and Highlanders - from a painting by Lady Butler.

Trooper of the Royal Scots Greys 2nd Dragoons in Review Order.

Drummer of the Royal Scots Greys in Review Order.

Full Page entitle Military Mascots and Merriment in Field and Ward:

A Soldier Ventriloquist Amuses His Comrades Behind the Firing Lines.

Private J. Gallaher, Coldstream Guards Painting on Plates in a Hospital Ward While Nurses and Patients Watch On.

The Youngest French Soldier Jacques Viriot age 13.

Little Egyptian Boy Adopted by The Australians at Cairo as Their Mascot.

A Boy Aged Eight Years Old Who Accompanied a Battalion From Australian.

A Wandering Knife Grinder Sharpening a German's Knife Under Teutonic Supervision.

Arrival of Christmas Parcels: Germans in a Trench with a Bottle of Wine Sent from Home.

Advancing Austrian Mountain Corps Scaling the Walls of an Italian Mountain.

Wounded Austrian Being Lowered Down the Slope by His Comrades in Italy.

The New Recruit in Uniform - front cover from a drawing.


This second part of the description features articles etc (not images):

The Observation Post: The Stupidity of Crime and The Crime of Stupidity. With mention of Nurse Cavell - The Torpedoing of Lusitania and The Ancona etc.

Article on Prussian Maps and Imperial Plans; by Sir William M. Ramsay.

Article by Carlyon Bellairs RN on the sea warfare, the Navy etc. 

Chronology of Events of War in the Past Month. Loght. 

Article on the events etc in the war by F. A. McKenzie War Correspondent.

Article on the War in the Air by C. G. Grey.

The Royal Scots Greys by A. W. Holland.

Plus many caption articles to accompany the images. 0101 


A very descriptive publication, printed on a light quality paper priced 6d. A cheaper option to some of the more popular illustrated magazines of the day, such as Illustrated London News etc. but more down to earth and detailed. Although it contains articles, the main focus is on photographs, drawings, maps etc.

Twelve pages (24sides). It measures 285mmx220mm (11.25 x 8.5") approx. The spine has been repaired/reinforced at some time. There is age yellowing/toning and some marking. Some creases etc to corners and handling marks to edges. Images, photos sketches etc. vary in size. 

PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. The outer cover is missing; but as far as I can tell there are no other pages missing. If you're 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. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope. The descriptive text in my listing, details the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page. "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 2700 (Wt 150g)
Weight 0.1kg