Saturday, July 26, 2014

Wilhelm


The curious thing about this card is the black, red and gold on the back. The flag with this color scheme was adopted by the Weimar Republic in 1919 so perhaps this is a postwar photograph.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Heinz


A card from Heinz in 1916 showing the battalion away from the trenches but close enough they are not billeted in buildings. A quiet enough area for them to be out waiting for a shave.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Kraftfahrer

A German motor driver with a fitting studio backdrop of a winding road.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

American Sergeant

A well worn picture of an American sergeant taken in a studio somewhere in Europe.

Friday, June 20, 2014

Royal Field Artillery

This studio portrait of an artilleryman is by Findlow & Company of High Wycombe. He has on his spurs so he was probably a driver.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014