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The Storm and the Sabre by Simon Smith. (P)


The Storm and the Sabre by Simon Smith. (P)

British infantry supported by Warrior armoured vehicles advance into Iraq, February 1991.
Item Code : DHM0281PThe Storm and the Sabre by Simon Smith. (P) - This Edition
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Limited edition of 50 giclee canvas prints. Image size 36 inches x 24 inches (91.5cm x 61cm)Artist : Simon Smith
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Limited edition of 50 giclee canvas prints. Image size 30 inches x 20 inches (76cm x 51cm)Artist : Simon Smith
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**Signed limited edition of 1150 prints. (One print reduced to clear).

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Simon Smith

Simon Smith was born in 1960 into a military family and quickly developed an interest in history and the armed forces. He has worked continually as an illustrator in the historical field since leaving art college in 1982, having graduated with a First in Fine Art and Illustration.. He has work on permanent display in London and countries as far afield as Taiwan and Israel. Simon owes his lifelong interest in military subjects to his family connections with the services.

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