1916 WW1 PRINT Tank Somme Village Street GREAT WAR Canadian Wounded of Courcelette

A British tank on a Somme Village Street. From a drawing by D. Clarke

A full page print from a publication, as the date states and not a modern reproduction

On the subject of

The First World War

A full page print from a drawing by D. Clarke entitled True to Its Placard: A Tank Winning Its Way Along a Somme Village Street. The caption adds So well kept was the secret of the tank that its advent into the arena of the west front completely staggered the enemy........ The tank is seen rolling up the ruined High Street of a Somme village with Germans throwing up their hands in surrender.


On the reverse of the page is a small photographic image entitled Stoic Courage Under Pain and shows medics tending Canadian wounded who took part in the battle at Courcelette.


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 are images 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 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.  (130)  


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