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Sharing Rations - The Troopers Christmas-Box

A British trooper shares his Christmas rations with his horse on the Western Front during WWI.
1916

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18x24 inch Poster Print

Introducing the moving and poignant "Sharing Rations - The Troopers Christmas-Box" print from the Media Storehouse collection, brought to you by Mary Evans Picture Library. This powerful image captures the spirit of the holiday season during wartime, as a British trooper selflessly shares his meager Christmas rations with his faithful horse on the Western Front in 1916. Add this historic print to your collection and be reminded of the sacrifices and enduring bond between man and animal during times of conflict. Perfect for history enthusiasts, military memorabilia collectors, and those who appreciate the emotional depth of human stories. Order yours today and bring a piece of history into your home or office.

Poster prints are budget friendly enlarged prints in standard poster paper sizes. Printed on 150 gsm Matte Paper for a natural feel and supplied rolled in a tube. Great for framing and should last many years. To clean wipe with a microfiber, non-abrasive cloth or napkin. Our Archival Quality Photo Prints and Fine Art Paper Prints are printed on higher quality paper and the choice of which largely depends on your budget.

Poster prints are budget friendly enlarged prints in standard poster paper sizes (A0, A1, A2, A3 etc). Whilst poster paper is sometimes thinner and less durable than our other paper types, they are still ok for framing and should last many years. Our Archival Quality Photo Prints and Fine Art Paper Prints are printed on higher quality paper and the choice of which largely depends on your budget.

Estimated Product Size is 46.3cm x 61.6cm (18.2" x 24.3")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with portrait (vertical) orientation to match the source image.


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A Moment of Compassion: A British Trooper Shares His Christmas Rations with His Horse on the Western Front during World War I (1916) Amidst the harsh realities of war, this heartwarming image captures a moment of kindness and compassion between a British trooper and his horse during the Christmas season of 1916 on the Western Front. The trooper, dressed in his military uniform, sits on his mount, reaching out to share his Christmas rations with his faithful companion. The horse, with a look of anticipation in its eyes, nuzzles its head towards the trooper's hand. The image is a poignant reminder of the deep bond between soldiers and their horses during wartime. Horses were essential to the British cavalry during World War I, and they played a crucial role in transportation, reconnaissance, and even in combat. The troops relied on their horses for long hours in the field, and this moment of sharing rations was a small gesture of appreciation and gratitude. The Christmas rations, a welcome treat for the soldiers, were often meager and included items such as chocolate, tobacco, and dried fruit. The fact that the trooper chose to share his rations with his horse speaks volumes about the deep connection between the soldiers and their animals. This sentimental photograph, taken during one of the most brutal conflicts in history, offers a glimpse into the humanity and kindness that existed even in the midst of war. It is a reminder that even in the darkest of times, acts of compassion and kindness can bring light and hope.

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