To Commemorate the Battle of the Somme

On July 1st the Commemoration of WWI entered only its twenty-fifth calendar month. At that point there were still a startling twenty-eight to go. We hope this group, in its small and diverse way, helps to continue the focus on what was going on.

Liverpool Weekly Courier Cartoon Competition
Entries by Serving Soldiers 1914-1918

Percy Delf Smith (1882-1948)
The Dance of Death

The complete 1919 Set of seven etchings in their original presentation portfolio.
The frontispiece ink signed and numbered ‘Set No.41 of 100’.
The Complete Set: £18,000

Following the exhibition by the Imperial War Museum of their Set, we have been lucky enough to acquire this, the second complete set we have had in two years.

Literature and Links

Campbell Dodgson, ‘Mr Percy Smith’s “Dance of Death”‘,
The Print Collector’s Quarterly, Vol. 8, No. 3 (October 1921). pp.323-326.

‘A Modern “Dance of Death”‘, International Studio [New York], LXXV, 1922, pp.38-42.

At The Imperial War Museum (3)’ How the Light gets In (Blog), November 20th 2014

The Percy Smith Foundation Website