1914 Ww1 Print New Zealand Australia Melbourne Kilmore Tasmania Soldiers Ships
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1914 Ww1 Print New Zealand Australia Melbourne Kilmore Tasmania Soldiers Ships:
NEW ZEALAND Australia MELBOURNE Kilmore TASMANIA Soldiers SHIPS HMAS
A double page titled:
Australasia Answers the Call of Empire
The front page shows six photographs:
New Zealand Volunteer Sergeant.
New Zealand Volunteer Private.
Australian Cadets Inspected by Lord Kitchener at Bisley.
Australian Light Horse.
Group of Australian Officers.
The Victoria Light Horse at Kilmore, North of Melbourne.
The centre double page shows ten photographic images:
Officers and Men of HMAS Australia - sailors on the deck of the ship.
HMAS Australia the Flagship of the Australian Navy.
Rear Admiral Sir George Edwin Patey - small inset.
Fleet of the Australian Commonwealth at Sea - from the Painting by A. J. W. Burgess.
The Crew of HMAS Australia.
HMS New Zealand Battle Cruiser and Sister Ship of Australia .
Captain Lionel Halsey Commander of HMS NZ - small inset photo.
Tasmania - 23rd Army Medical Corps of the 6th Military District.
Parade of Australian Troops in Melbourne Before the War.
On the back is a full page print titled Russian Cossacks Charge the German Death's Head Hussars in East Prussia Aug 26th, 1914. The drawing is from a description given to the artist by Mr R. W. Ames the British manager of a large estate in East Prussia, which he witnessed through his field.
Provenance: The Great War - Amalgamated Press. c1914. The Great War series was published between 1914 and c1919.
A double page print from a publication, as the date states and not a modern reproduction. Printed on good grade quality paper, it measures overall 430 x310mm (18x12inches) approx. It is printed on all sides. There is an as published fold to the centre with staple witness marks. There is a some age yellowing with handling marks to the edges. There is a very small tear to border of one of the page. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope. "Info.” in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text. (LL)
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