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Gerald Spencer Pryse

1882 - 1956

Indians and Motor Buses near Poperinge by Gerald Spencer Pryse

Indians and Motor Buses near Poperinge   1914

  Original lithograph.
Signed in pencil.
S 393 x 634 mm; I 332 x 494 mm
Excellent, very strong impression printed in brownish-black ink; from the only edition of about 20 signed proofs.

One of the earliest original lithographs to show the use of motorised transport in war. The introduction of motorised vehicles was a key factor in changing the nature of warfare when the First World War began.

On smooth simile-Japan paper with full margins and deckle edge. Mottled discolouration in outer margins of sheet only, otherwise very fine original condition.