Beautiful WW1 print of a smiling Irish soldier-Its a long long way to Tipperary


Very charming and interesting print of a smiling Irish soldier with a pipe in his mouth on his way to the front during WW1.Over 200,000 Irishmen served with the British Armed Forces in WW1 with more than 50,000 fatalities .The song Its a long long way to Tipperary became the song of the War with even the Germans singing a translated version in their own trenches after Count John McCormack recorded the definitive version in 1914.This print hung in a pub in Tipperary owned by an old woman whose father and two uncles were all killed during the carnage of the First World War.

Cahir Co Tipperary   52cm x 42cm



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Weight 4.5 kg
Dimensions 75 × 65 × 10 cm
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