Defence of Mafeking

Place Africa: South Africa
Accession Number ART50314
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 55.4 x 75.3 cm; image: 48.1 x 70.8 cm
Object type Print
Physical description chromolithograph on paper mounted on card
Maker Sutherland, A.
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1899
Conflict South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)

Item copyright: Copyright unknown - orphaned work


Under the leadership of Colonel Baden-Powell, this print depicts the armoured train fight, a particulary fierce attack of the rough riders on the entrenched Boers. This is one of Bacon's South African Battle Pictures. No. 3. G.W. Bacon & Co. Ltd, London.

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