1916 WW1 Print BATTLE SCENE COMBLES British Attack Field Guns TRENCHES Over The Top

A scene from near Combles on the Somme battlefront in Picardie, France. Free UK postage for this item.

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

The subject is

The First World War in France

A full page print from a drawing titled Lifting the British Barrage to Let The Infantry Loose in the Allied Attack Upon Combles. I can't make out the artists name at the bottom right of the print.

On the reverse are two photographic images within text entitled:

Honour for the Brave - showing King George decorating heroes of the Royal Naval Air Service somewhere in Flanders.

Royal Observation Post on the Somme - Observers and signallers at work on a sand bag embankment where King George watched the progress of a battle; the observation post was subsequently named "King Georges Hill" as the image shows.


Provenance: The Great War - Amalgamated Press. Published circa 1916 - 17.


The page measures 310 x 225 mm (12.25 x 8.75 inches) approx. There are images/text on both sides. There is a little age yellowing with handling marks to the edges. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope. The watermark is for the listing image only and is not on the actual print/map. Info. In the description is for information only (my research) and does not form part of the print. Please feel free to ask any questions, we will try to answer promptly. (144).

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Weight 0.1kg