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German matchbox holder inscribed on front with a crown surrounded by a laurel wreath border with the words Gott Mit Uns (God With Us). German soldiers also had Gott mit uns inscribed on their helmets in the First World War, To the Germans it was a rallying cry. Scratched on front by hand 'La Bassee.' Also on 'La Bassee' on scratched on reverse with a cross. La Bassee is a northern area in France, the battle of La Bassée happened 10 October-2 November 1914.
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National Museums NI’s Picture Library provides quality prints from our art, history and science collections. Featured collections include the Harland & Wolff Titanic photographs, the Welch photographs taken of Belfast in the early 1900’s and our extensive range of William Conor images from our art collection. “Photographic quality digital prints” from original archive material are printed on premium semi-gloss photographic paper, weighing 251 g/m2. This high specification paper ensures prints are ideal for framing and hanging in your home or office.Print sizes are 10” x 8“ and 20” x 16”. Some prints will vary from these sizes depending on the original format dimensions. Once payment has been received your print(s) will be dispatched within 10 working days.