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  • Title
    Volume 09-23: The Daily Telegraph war cartoons, 1915 / original drawings by Hal Eyre
  • Call number
    PXD 518/nos. 39-93
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    1915
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    70014
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    77 drawings - 63 x 50.5 cm.-50.5 x 63 cm. - ink
  • Scope and Content
    Volume 09
    39. His New Year resolution (which all the world will help him to keep) - `Resolved, that when peace is restored I'll never make war again' Wilhelm.
    40. Broken Austria - The number of Austria's killed & wounded is estimated at 250,000 whilst 100,000 are reported to have made prisoners (news item). Fmp. Francis Joseph: "Alas! I am spared nothing"
    41. Our most valued ally - time
    42. Revenge - At some points the trenches were so close together that it was possible to throw a biscuit from the British into the Germans. Tommy (who has been hit on the ear with an empty beef tin, to the German marksman): "Orright you cowardly German, wait till I get you after the war, I'll punch your nose off", 1915
    43. The horrors of a war of attrition, Lord Kitchener when asked when the war would end, replied by saying it would begin next May (news item). Der Kaiser: "Before May next we'll be bankrupt, starving perhaps. Such tactics are inhuman I'll appeal to the Hague"

    Volume 10
    44. Canada makes good - John Bull: "Bravo! it seems to come quite natural to him". The Canadians near Ypres, distinguished themselves in a bayonet charge, to the accompaniment of the cry `For Canada & England' (news item)
    45. His last request - Turkey (the Kaiser's forlorn hope): "There are three things I request". The Kaiser: "Speak my brave brother, they are already granted". Turkey: "First that you don't want me to `take any place at all costs'; second that the Crown Prince doesn't lead me; third that you don't either"
    46. Under the North Sea - Neptune: "Ah! ah! the Kaiser has been putting his foot in it again". The German cruiser Blucher was sunk & two others seriously damaged during an attempted raid on the English coast (news item)
    47. Unlucky for the bird (German trade) - The sport (to Germania): "I am very sorry. It was quite unforeseen. I was firing at an eagle & your poor bird got in the line of fire"
    48. Much cry & no wool - Dame America: "Baa! baa! black sheep have you any wool?". Wool Buyers Assn. : "Yes ma'am ... The wool Buyers Association refuse to purchase if those whom they suspect of being agents for German firms are allowed to buy (news item)

    Volume 11
    49. Hail! to the chief - Chorus of pirates (including he of Penzance): "Hail! Wilhelm, bully boy, brother"
    50. Everybody's doing it [drill books]
    51. What Belgia did for us [Treaty of London]
    52. An overdue note - another American ship has been sunk by the Germans (cable). Pres. Wilson (as Adm. von Tirpitz carries home the trophies): "I have a suspicion that this guy's going to make me feel real peeved. I really must send him another note" [S.S. Carib & S.S. Evelyn, U.S.A.]
    53. Home for the dethroned. The Sultan of Turkey has made every preparation for instant flight (news item) ...

    Volume 12
    53a. The smouldering volcano - Italy
    53b. Italy's old man of the sea - Italy: "This seems a good opportunity to get rid of this burden" April 20th 1915
    53c. Peace: "You must wash the blood off first"
    53d. The wolf appears. The American Vic-Consul in Berlin, in his report of Jan 28th declares that Germany is on the verge of famine - about this time, cables referring to the shortage of foodstuffs appeared
    53e. The last of the litter - the sinking of the Dresden ...

    Volume 13
    53f. The advent of spring in Europe, March 20th 1915
    53g. The melting snows [militarism] March 27th 1915
    54. The gradual impetuosity of Italy
    54a. For the safety of Europe - Our French Allies consider it essential to the welfare of Europe that the Kaiser should be exiled at the conclusion of the war
    54b. Proved - John Bull (regarding Australia, Canada & New Zealand during a lull in the fighting): "My brave sons"

    Volume 14
    54c. What will he do? - Uncle Sam: "Has the day arrived Mr President where pirates no matter how powerful, may with impunity kill American citizens & go unpunished by me?", May 11th 1915
    54d. What's in a name? - His Germanic Majesty: "As long as you continue to fight under civilized rules and permit me to make my own you may call me what you please"
    54e. Proud spirits & proud flesh - Shades of Grant, Lincoln & Washington: "Too proud to fight - what would America be today, had we been too proud too fight" [Wilson, President, U.S.A.] May 15th 1915
    54f. A hard row for Woodrow to hoe (European complications)
    54g. America's foreign citizen problem - Italians & Germans form a large proportion of the American population (news item) . America: "I wonder what's going to happen to me when Italy declares war on Germany?"

    Volume 15
    54h. Spoiling trade - Dame Wilson (of America): "Drat those men, they're upsetting my trade" (Prussian spirit - Germany)
    55. "Chi va la?" - John Bull: "Halt! who goes there?". Italy: "A friend" ... May 22 1915
    56. Gas - Der Kaiser: "Barbarian! why don't you fight like a gentleman?" (cable)
    58. Making his presence felt - The Turk: " - and Der Kaiser told me he was only a chicken!"
    59. Will he? (American news latest another American ship sunk ... German submarine)

    Volume 16
    60. The war's duration - (The Constantinople News, Germany declares war will last another year). The Turk: "Friend Wilhelm is too slow, now `my' war will be over long before then".
    61. A voice from the Dardanelles - Australia at the front (to those who stay at home): "Come on re-inforcements, we need you to make a cert. of this job"
    62. One hundred years ago & now - Shades of Wellington & Napoleon (on the anniversary of Waterloo): "As enemies, France & England never knew such savage methods as these barbarians are now using against us" (Gas)
    63. [Not received]
    64. The diplomacy of the Greek - Greece: "I'm in da verra fine posish. W'en da Turka get keeled I jomp on hees shest" (neutrality)
    65. Every bear has his day. There are indications that the Russian retreat has ceased ...

    Volume 17
    66. Germany's reply to the American note (Germany's mailed fist)
    67. Money talks (British war loan 580,000,000 pounds ) - The Kaiser: "I must finish the war by October, if I don't - (Banker's German ultimatum) July 17th
    68. The Kaiser (to the Welsh mine owner & miner): "Take 'em mine friends, one each, you have earned them"
    68a. President Wilsons latest note - Pres. Wilson: "Just let 'em knock `this' chip off my shoulder again & I'll show them"
    69. "Is there no place for `him' on Australia Day?". Representations are being made to the military authorities to permit convalescent wounded to have a prominent place in the procession on Australia Day (July 30)

    Volume 18
    70. "It's great to know they're thinking of us" - Australia Day
    71. The anniversary - Wilhelm and Franz Joseph
    72. The entanglement of the recruit
    73. The recruit and the system
    74. The bill - sticker - Vote for the referendum

    Volume 19
    75. In anxious time - Uncle Sam: "Do I fight this time?"
    76. Different from unarmed Merchant men - The Kaiser and Von Tirpitz
    77. The time to temporise - (the Kaiser to his Admiral): "Go & hide yourself Tirpitz, he looks to be in earnest now"
    77a. At any cost - to Turkey, 1 Sept 1915
    77b. The unanswered call, 7 Sept 1915

    Volume 20
    77c. The bear sits down at last, 14 Sept 1915
    77d. The passing of Von Tirpitz, 10 Sept 1915
    77e. Kitchener & conscription, 18 Sept 1915
    77f. The man who stayed at office - The Government official (as our troops marched away) "Prave Poys", 4 Sept 1915
    77g. Fond memories - Sir George Reid has been under shrapnel fire in France. Mr Fisher, Prime Minister, has received a cable from Sir George Reid offering his services as High Commissioner without salary ... 20 Sept 1915

    Volume 21
    78. Bulgaria enters the fray
    79. Hats off to Gilgandra
    80. A door that must swing wide open - Australia Day Fund, Oct 1915
    81. Another dishonoured treaty - Servia & Greece
    82. The King's appeal, 25 Oct 1915

    Volume 22
    83. Will they never come? - Serbia
    84. President Wilson to Britannia: "I know he is a wholesale murderer & that he killed American citizens but hang it all I must do business with him"
    85. Germany's reply to Wilson's protests. The Ancone, an emigrant ship outward bound from Naples to New York was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine on Sunday. There were several Americans aboard
    86. A dangerous flame in Greece (which the Allies must extinguish) - Gunpowder made in Germany
    87. Hesitant Constantine

    Volume 23
    87a. The ruler of Greece - King Constantine
    88. The cost of Germany's friendship - Kaiser and Japan
    90. When Australia knocks, 16 Dec 1915
    91. The discordant note. President Wilson was married on Saturday. The Australian note in reply to America's protest over the sinking of the Ancona is regarded as `wholly unsatisfactory, disappointing & unacceptable", 1915
    93. Children have long memories - Christmas in Germany
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Creator died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I pictorial material
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1019789
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Hal Eyre lower edge
  • Conservation note

    Some drawings are on artists prepared coated paper
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