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Captain W. S. Carey, 2nd West Yorks, Reg.; Natal Field Force

Photograph Album - Boer War

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A fine album containing 64 photographs both private and commercial including the Regt, disembarking from the "Roslin Castle" at Durban, 8th. Nov. 99, photo by J.E.M.; private photographs taken in camp and on trek and during engagements including a fine one of CECIL RHODES witha group of the soldiers wearing one of their helmets; South African Irregulars; Communication Searchlight & Traction Engines; Ladysmith; Prayers before Battle; Destruction of Colenso Bridge; Panorama of the Battle of Colenso; Storming Pieters Hill; Bombardment of Boer positions; British Infantry massing for attack; the Attack and Charge etc. etc. together with 4 pencil sketches:- Capetown Harbour & Table Mountain from the sea; View of majuba Hill etc.; Panoramic view of Spion Kop seen from the north of Ladysmith after the Relief, signed and dated 5 Mar. 1900; Panorama of Spion Kop from the south as attacked by General Buller * Sir. Ch. Warren, showing position of troops and guns; signed.

A particularly fine album with all photographs described.

Bound in figured black leather, gilt, 4 panelled spine, all edges gilt.

  • Binding Condition: very good
  • Overall Condition: very good
  • Size: 12
  • Sold By: Roger J. Knowles
  • Contact Person: Roger J. Knowles
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: +44 (0)1543 426368
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Visa & Mastercard. Bank Transfer
  • Trade Associations: PBFA / Ephemera Society

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