1920 Rotogravure WWI Supply Train Bombing Dirigible Observation Balloon WAR1


This is an original 1920 World War I sepia Rotogravure of an aerial view of a bombing of a supply station at Thionville. The missiles are filled with T. N. T. The second image shows an American observation dirigible balloon, which has been shot down by German aviator enemy fire near La Claire, Meuse.


This 91+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light foxing and aging. Light creasing. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is printing on the reverse. As visible, there is a large blemish in the top right corner.

  • Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Sepia
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.5 x 8.5 inches; 27 x 22 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Air Force, Aviation, Wartime, Tolnol, Metz, Explosions, Explosives