Place Published: London
Publisher: The Sphere Magazine
Date Published: 1915
Edition: 1st Edition
12 x 16 inch. The Sphere Magazine May 8, 1915 War No. 40 edition, Volume LXI No. 798, 40 page total.
• British Bomb Throwers on the Western Front - by Fortunino Matania
• Articles - full page illustrated features with photos
- the Great War - extensive reportage
- the Allied Landing on Gallipoli - with 2 page pictorial map and 2 photos
- the bombardment of Dunkirk by a great German gun at Dixmude, Belgium - with map and 2 photos of — - Dunkirk Harbour
- with the Army Service Corps at the front - with illustrations
- with the Czar's Brother in the Carpathians - by Captain Adrian Simpson - with portrait of Simpson and - - - group photo of officers of the Kabardine Regiment
• Half page size, postcard size or smaller photos with articles
- Taffy the Goat - the Mascot of the London Welsh Regiment
- a man eating Tiger killed near Hong Kong
- the refreshment stand at Gianmire Station, Cork, Ireland
- the torpedoed French Cruiser "Leon Gambetta"
-portrait of the late Rupert Brooke- poet and sub lieutenant in the Royal Navy - who died of sunstroke at Lemnos on April 23, 1915
• Full page illustrations / photos with articles
- photo essay - roll of honor - Officers killed in action
- color print - French Soldiers in the Countryside - by Eduardo Matania
- illustrated feature - the badges and bonnets of Scottish Regiments
- photo - 3 Scottish Highlanders who defeated 50 German Soldiers at La Bassee
- color ad - a Punjabi Soldier in France - Elliman's Embrocation ad
- color Perrier Water Ad
• 2 page size illustrations / photos 16 x 22 inches with articles
- illustrated feature with photos - the battle line in Champagne - with pictorial map and 5 photos - including : the ruins of Rethel
- illustration - how the Rifle Brigade swept through the village of Neuve Chapelle
- photo essay - the Caucasian Native Division of Russia in the Carpathians - photos - the Kabardine Regiment, Caucasian Cossacks, Austrian Uhlan prisoners
- the British attack on German East Africa - with map and 8 photos - 2 photos - scenes on Mafia Island, then Indian Expeditionary Force landing at Mombasa, the Kings African Rifles on the Tsavo River.........
The Sphere (full title: The Sphere: An Illustrated Newspaper for the Home and, later, The Sphere: The Empire's Illustrated Weekly) was a British newspaper, published by London Illustrated Newspapers Ltd. weekly from 27 January 1900 until the closure of the paper on 27 June 1964 During World War I, the weekly issues were called 'war numbers' and over two hundred appeared between 1914 and 1919.