Relief of Kimbery Boer War 1900

Accession Number P05622.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print other than silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made South Africa: Cape Colony, Kimberley Area
Date made 1900
Conflict South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Boer soldiers stand beside a Long Tom gun. The Long Toms were four huge creusot guns ordered from Europe prior to the commencement of the South African War. Written on the lower right hand corner is: "Long Tom/ wederhersteld"; on the back : "Relief of Kimberly (sic)/ Boer War/ 1900".

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