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Catalog Number M2007.1.3
Object Name Magazine
Title Still More Bystander Fragments From France
Date circa 1915
Year Range from 1915
Year Range to 1918
Description a booklet with a greenish coloured cover with the title printed in blue. There is a colour cartoon in the centre of the cover. The title reads, "Still More/Bystander/Fragments/From France/ By/Capt. Bruce Bairnsfather"
The cartoon has two military men standing out side an enemy trench. One is handing the other his gun, the other is hold a Germen helmet. Three faces peer out at them from in side the dugout. The caption reads, "Let's 'ave this pin of yours a minute/I'll soon 'ave these winkles out of 'ere". The cartoon is signed on the left hand side by the artist.
The back cover has an advert for Life Buoy. At the top is an illustration of two men (fishermen/navy types) one has a beard and his hands on his hips, the other is bent over a bucket as he washes his hands. The main caption reads, "Efficiency Depends on Health". "[Jack] hasn't too much time to spare but health and cleanliness must be maintained, so Lifebuoy Soap suits him exactly--it cleanses quickly--it promotes health.
Inside cover has an advert for the "Swan" Fount Pen. (same as the one found in M2007.1.1) It encourages people to by the pen for their soldier friend who is tired of writing letters with a pencil. There is an illustration of a soldier writing a letter using a fountain pen and there are 2 pens of either side of this drawing to show the different styles of "Swan" pens.
On the title page is the title and author name as well as publishers info. Vol. III. 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. (Same as M2007.1.1)"...Second only to the "Swan". There is an illustration of a blackbird, the blackbird fountpen as well as the ink tablets that are used when ink runs out.
There is a cartoon on each page inside, either printed in black or blue ink.
People Bairnsfather, Bruce
Search Terms World War I
Dimensions 21cm x 30.5cm