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Catalog Number M2007.1.2
Object Name Magazine
Title More Fragments from France
Date circa 1915
Year Range from 1915
Year Range to 1918
Description a booklet with a green coloured cover with the title printed in a darker green. There is a colour cartoon in the centre of the cover. The title reads, "More/Fragments/From France/ By/Capt. Bruce Bairnsfather"
The cartoon has three military men in a trench, one is sitting on a stool reading a newspaper with his feet submerged in water at the bottom of the trench. The other two are off to the side with smiles' on their face looking at the first man. The caption reads, "What time do they feed the sea lions Alf"
The back cover has an advert for Lifebuoy Soap. There is an illustration of a fisherman type holding a box of lifebuoy soap on one shoulder. Behind him is a guard house? and beside him is a life preserver that says, saves life. The advert says that the soap is on guard against dirt and disease, you can wash your face and hands with it, bathe with it, shampoo with it and it costs no more than soap.
Inside cover has an advert for the "Swan" Fount Pen. Using military lingo it encourages the purchase of the swan pen because it is the solider's pen since "it stands the racket". There is an illustration of a soldier pointing at the pen at the bottom on the ad.
On the title page is the title and author name as well as publishers info. and Vol. II. In the middle of the page is a circular stamp that reads, "J.B. Eaton. Ltd. Sheffield Booksellers Fargate & Stationers.
The back cover has an advert for the "Blackbird" Fountpen. "...Second only to the "Swan". There is an illustration of a blackbird with a pen in its beak, and the blackbird fountpen.
There is a cartoon on each page inside, either printed in green or black ink.
People Bairnsfather, Bruce
Search Terms World War I
Dimensions 20.5cm x 30.5cm