From our 'War Picture of the Week' Archive
Barber Shop in warm sunshine
The barber of the company shaving the beard of a poilu (common soldier) at the foot of the cathedral in the city of Soissons, in Northern France, just behind the Western Front.
True color picture made in early spring in 1917, by a member of the Photography and Cinematography Organization of the French Army.
We have 250 color pictures from the Great War: many of these original autochromes and others artificially tinted.
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