1916 WW1 War Print SOMME Battle of the Ancre WOUNDED Trenches Guns PRISONERS

The Battle of the Ancre on the Somme. Free UK postage on 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 showing two prints from drawings, with titles:

Storming a Trench on the Ancre: Germans surrender before the menace of bomb and bayonet - from a drawing by C. Clark 

Feeding the guns: Rushing up shells for the heavy howitzers during a hot engagement.


On the reverse are two more prints titled:

During a fight on the Ancre: British wounded bound for dressing station and hospital base - snow scene showing soldiers pushing trucks on tracks to the safety of the dressing stations

Passing down prisoners: Officer examining a German before sending him on to internment - an officer smoking a pipe in a bunker type dug-out, interrogates a prisoner by candlelight; a rat on a shelf alongside other items.


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 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. (546).

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Weight 0.1kg
Condition Used