Original Sepia Photo of the R.E. Balloon Section circa 1900
RE Officer with several NCOs & men of the Royal Engineers Balloon Section, all posing in front of a fully inflated observation balloon and basket, with a pile of sandbags in the foreground.
Only 2 soldiers are wearing medal ribbons so this may be a pre-Boer War image.
Approximately 5.5" x 8.75"
Condition: Minor tear to one corner, otherwise in good condition.