Fraud Blocker Skip to main content

Home > Historic > World War I and II > Soldiers

Goodbye Old Man, solder and horse WWI

Goodbye Old Man, solder and horse WWI



We accept all major credit cards

Mary Evans Prints Online

Mary Evans Picture Library Photo Prints and Wall Art

Goodbye Old Man, solder and horse WWI

"Goodbye, Old Man" A World War One soldier gives his dying horse a parting kiss. Date: circa 1916

Mary Evans Picture Library makes available wonderful images created for people to enjoy over the centuries

Media ID 32089235

© Mary Evans Picture Library

Dying Fund Goodbye Grief Kiss Parting Patriotic Sadness Suffering


EDITORS COMMENTS
In this poignant and powerful photograph, a World War I soldier tenderly says goodbye to his loyal horse, giving it a parting kiss as the animal lies dying on the battlefield. The image, taken circa 1916, captures the deep bond between man and beast in the midst of chaos and destruction. The soldier's expression is one of sadness and grief, reflecting the immense loss he feels as he bids farewell to his trusted companion. The horse's eyes are closed, its body worn out from years of hard work and service. The blue cross emblazoned on its side serves as a stark reminder of its sacrifice. This photograph is not only a testament to the strong bond between humans and animals but also a poignant reminder of the devastating consequences of war. It highlights the suffering endured by both soldiers and animals during World War I, often overlooked in favor of human casualties. As we gaze upon this heart-wrenching image, we are reminded of the importance of compassion, empathy, and respect for all living beings - human or animal - who have given their lives in service to others.

MADE IN THE UK
Safe Shipping with 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

FREE PERSONALISATION*
We are proud to offer a range of customisation features including Personalised Captions, Color Filters and Picture Zoom Tools

SECURE PAYMENTS
We happily accept a wide range of payment options so you can pay for the things you need in the way that is most convenient for you

* Options may vary by product and licensing agreement. Zoomed Pictures can be adjusted in the Basket.



redeem
Beautiful Photo Prints and Gifts
image
Professionally Printed
inventory
Photo Prints are in stock
thumb_up
Professional quality finish
diamond
Made with high-grade materials
inventory_2
Carefully packed to aid safe arrival



Related Images


The Mary Rose
The Mary Rose
King on a throne
King on a throne
The surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown A. D. 1781
The surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown A. D. 1781
Tosca advertisement
Tosca advertisement
Louis Wain cats
Louis Wain cats
Reverie Date: 1890
Reverie Date: 1890
Military Badge
Military Badge
Swainsona sp
Swainsona sp
Brochure back cover, Canadian Pacific
Brochure back cover, Canadian Pacific
Nicolas Bergasse
Nicolas Bergasse
Carcassonne 1904
Carcassonne 1904
Life in a Boarding House by Eric Ravilious
Life in a Boarding House by Eric Ravilious

+

Shipping

+

Choices

+

Reviews

+

Guaranteed