1916 Print Parachute Observation Balloon French German ORIGINAL HISTORIC ILW2

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This is an original 1916 halftone print of a Frenchman parachuting down from an observation balloon. The caption reads, "The Frenchman, at the mercy of the gale, used his parachute and sought safety within the German lines."

CONDITION

This 95+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Light aging in margins. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 9.25 inches; 15 x 23 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: World War I, Great War, Parachuting

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