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Arlington (N.J.), Littleton (N.T.T.)


Published: Underwood & Underwood Publishers, New York, London, Toronto, Ottawa, c.1900

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1) "When the Cannon's roar is still" - sleeping by their arms. Dec. 30th before Colesberg.

2) Following the Boers - the Black Guard resting ten miles east of Pretoria.

3) Guns from the Warships, firing on the Pretoria Forts.

4) The Sad Roll Call after some of the British were cut off at Dordrecht (Dec. 30th)

5) Ward in General Hospital No.10 - formerly Grey College, Bloemfontein.

6) Gallant storming of a Boer Kopje by the Suffolks, at Colesberg. Dec.31st - Praised by Gen. French.

7) The 9th Division on the march to Bloemfontein - a few minutes rest - Lord Roberts Campaign.

8) A wayside rest and luncheon - the Coldstream Guards on the great Transvaal Campaign.

9) Some native grooms of the Cavalry remounts, Bloemfontein.

10) Royal Munster Fusiliers holding back the Boers at Honey Nest Kloof. Feb. 16.

11) One of Lord Robert's Ammunition Columns en route to relieve Kimberley.

12) Honors for Mafeking's heroic defender - Lord Roberts escorting Maj-Gen. Baden-Powell to his headquarters.

13) Col. Porter's Men ready to meet Boer Cavalry Charge on Naauwpoort (Dec. 13).

14) Handiwork of the retreating Boers, destroyed Railway Bridges over the Vet River - Lord Roberts' Campaign.

15) Lord Roberts, hero of Candahar and South Africa, Commander in-chief of British Army.

16) Handiwork of retreating Boers - destroyed Railway Bridge between Kroonstadt and Pretoria.

17) Lord Roberts' Infantry crossing the Zand River - Baloon watching ahead for the Boers.

18) Looking over the 12th Brigade Camp and Signal Hill, Slingersfontein.

19) British Scouts firing on a Boer Patrol (Jan. 10th) near Colesberg.

20) Royal Engineers building temporary Railway Bridge beside that destroyed by the retreating Boers, Rhenoster River.

21) British heliographing from the Johannesburg Fort the news of the occupation.

22)Boer Farm and New Zealand Hill, S.A. - Boers made desperate night attack to take these heights. Jan. 14.

23)Draught Bullocks just captured by Gordon Hussars from a Boer Laager on the Modder (Feb. 13).

24) "Mutton Chops" for Tommy Atkins - Sheep in the Square at Kroonstadt.

25) A Glimpse of the Lord Mayor's Own at Naauwpoort Junction.

26) Taking Artillery Horses to water - great March to Pretoria - Welgelegen.

27) Camp at Slingersfontein. Many fights occurred in the distant hills.

28) Wagon Horse Picket at De Aar - fifty per cent of these animals died in six weeks.

29) Lord Roberts' Advance on Pretoria - Infantry fording the Vet River.

30) British Mounted Infantry feeling for the Enemy, morning of June 4th, 1900, nine miles south of Pretoria.

31) Trenches on north bank of Tugela, from which Boers repulsed the Irish Brigade's desperate charge, Battle of Colenso.

32) British Soldiers reviewed by Lord Roberts in Public Square of the Boer's fallen Capital, Pretoria, June 5th, 1900.

33) Australian Mounted Rifles after Skirmish at Modder River (Jan. 12th)

34) Royal Engineers repairing a Railway destroyed by the Boers - Kroonstadt.

35) Lord Roberts' Army advancing toward Johannesburg - 84th Battery and Balloon Corps.

36) Transport Teams and Oxen watering in the Velck River - on the march to Pretoria.

37) As above but sharper with more contrast - slight shift of lens

38) Big Guns of the H.M.S. "Monarch" and "Doris" - resting on the march to Bloemfontein.

39) Getting a Transport Wagon up the north bank of the Modder, Feb. 13.

40) Edinburg Castle - Gordon Highlanders before leaving for War in South Africa.

41) Handiwork of the retreating Boers, destroyed Railway Bridges over the Vet River - Lord Roberts' Campaign. (As number 14 but sharper with more contrast)

42) The British Army marching into Kroonstadt before Lords Roberts and Kitchener.

44) Tommy must have his Roast Beef despite the heat - Modder River, Christmas day.

45) The Last Drop - a scene on the Battlefield at Dordrecht, Dec. 30th.

46) Convales, soldiers reading fall of Pretoria.(Australasian Stereoscopic Co.)

47) African Rifles back from Windhoek entrain at Cape Town for depot to re volunteer for East Africa.

48) The Town of Ladysmith

49) South African Light Horse, coming down Adderly Str, to entrain for the front.

50) British Mounted Infantry feeling for the Enemy, morning of June 4th, 1900, nine miles south of Pretoria.(As number 30 but slightly flatter with slight shift of lens to the left.)

51) Her Majesty's Troops Entering Bloemfontein.

52) Cape Town and its Harbour - the Metropolis and Sea-port of South Africa.

53) Great Orange River Bridge (450 yards) near Hope Town.

54) Transports loaded with everything for Tommy's Haversack at Modder River.

55) British Scouts firing on a Boer Patrol (Jan. 10th) near Colesberg.( As number 19 but much more contrast.)

  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 89mm x 178mm
  • Sold By: Booktown Africana
  • Contact Person: Chris Shelton
  • Country: South Africa
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