WWI French Press Photo of Observation Balloon at Somme Front - circa 1917

24-P-26

Regular price $25.00

Original vintage 5x7" b&w glossy photo of an observation balloon with two observers in the basket.  Extensive markings on the back to include a Minister of War rubber stamp, French text of the subject matter and in English: "British Somme front.  Reconnaissance patrol balloon off for duty after the others are already in the air".  Also in pencil: "Old type sausage balloon used for directing artillery fire".  Very good; on small corner crease.