1916 SOMME Captured German Prisoners Compound POW's WORLD WAR ONE Herbert Plumer

Photographic print showing German POW's during a Somme advance. FREE UK POSTAGE on this print.

This listing is for a full page print from a publication, as the date states and not a modern reproduction

On the subject of The First World War.

Under Lock and Key: German Prisoners Captured During a Somme Advance.

The photographic print shows German prisoners inside a barbed wire compound; with a large number of British troops looking on with interest. There is a small caption article beneath the print, describing the scene.  

There is a smaller photographic image, with text above, on the reverse entitled: An Object Lesson in Mining Warfare on the Western Front. It shows Lieutenant General Sir Herbert Plumer and a group of officers on the edge of a mine crater; the lecturer is speaking through a megaphone.


Provenance: The Great War - Amalgamated Press. Published circa 1916. The Great War series was published between 1914 and c1919.


The page measures 310 x 225 mm (12.25 x 8.75 inches) approx. There is text/images on both sides. There is a little age yellowing with handling marks creases to the edges. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope. The watermark on the image is for listing purposes only and is not on the actual print. Info. in the description above is my research and does not form part of the print.

Condition Used
Weight 0.1kg