1917 Print WW1 AIREDALE TERRIER Major Richardson's War Dog NIGHT DUTY by H. W. Koekkoek

Product code: ILN 8
Large WW1 Print - An original rare page from The Illustrated London News.

War Dog AIREDALE TERRIER Night Duty with French Soldier HERMAN WILHELM KOEKKOEK First World War Artist


An original full page print from an issue of:



The Dog in War: A French Listening Post at Night

Sub-titled: A Canine Scout at a Point D'Ecoute: An Airedale Terrier on Night Duty with a French Soldier Listening for the Enemy - from a drawing by H. W. Koekkoek. Part of the caption describing the print reads .....a watch dog never barks, but indicates the presence or approach of enemies by a low growl.......One night a newly trained dog was taken to a front line trench and within a quarter of an house nosed out a German listening post.......Our drawing shows one of Major Richardson's famous Airedale terriers on duty at night.
Info. Hermanus or Herman Willem Koekkoek ( b. Amsterdam 1867 - d. Amsterdam1929) was a Dutch painter, known for his military scenes. 

On the reverse are adverts for Waring and Gillow - Lea and Perrins - Horlicks.

Provenance: From the Illustrated London News, a newspaper founded by Herbert Ingram, with the first edition appearing on 14 May 1842.

The full page measures overall 405 x 285 mm (16 x 11.25") approx. It is printed on both sides. There is a little age yellowing; please check the picture(s) for condition. This item will be packaged in a tube and sent RM Small Parcels.


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Condition Used
Product Code ILN 8
Weight 0.21kg