Pair of vernacular WWI Dirigible real picture postcards.

Pair of vernacular WWI Dirigible real picture postcards.

Ca. 1915. The dirigibles are likely German due to the long thin shape, photographed hovering over an unidentified European city, which is possibly Paris, one image taken from a tall building's rooftop with the sign, "Sendic" (visible in the foreground, in verso) and the second with a Hotel Louis [...] sign visible at the lower right. The city seems extensive and relatively flat.

During WWI Germany conducted a strategic bombing campaign, the best known of which was the one against England, called "Zeppelin raids". The zeppelins were known as "baby-killers" due to the civilian casualties which resulted.

Postally unused. Vernacular shots, with the developer's thumb print visible. 5 1/4 x 3 1/2" Very good condition. Item #24947

Price: $95.00

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