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    Life in the British Army (early 1900s). British One Sheet (30" X 40").
    Alfred West (1857-1937) was one of England's pioneers of cinematography, but few of his films have survived. He began his career photographing yachts and marine subjects, then moved to experimenting with cinema film in 1897. His filming of Royal Navy torpedo firings at Portsmouth and West's Our Navy, were valuable recruiting tools, and soon West gained access to the British Army. This stone litho poster was inspired by Part 4 of West's filming of army life, complete with calvary horses and field artillery firing. Edge wear, a small nick in the right border, faint tape stains near the bottom, and corner bends on the left side. Rolled, Very Fine-.


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