Amiens Under Attack
This drawing was made as Amiens was being bombarded on 17th April 1918. It shows the severely damaged branch of Cox & Co. (France).
The artist was H. M. Pritchard, a member of staff there. His sketch, hurriedly drawn within minutes of the building being hit, vividly captures the devastation.
Cox & Co. (France) had been established in 1915. Branches were opened at Paris, Rouen, Le Havre, Boulogne, Amiens, and Marseilles.
The company went into voluntary liquidation in 1923.
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