Item #019413 New Zealanders in the Boer War. Alf Hosking.
New Zealanders in the Boer War.

New Zealanders in the Boer War.

1899. No Binding. 11 photographs mostly from Alf Hosking, Bruton's Studio, of Boer War scenes, mounted on 3 cards 27 x 35 cm. These include: "Arrival of 1st New Zealand contingent, November 1899", showing New Zealand troops and horses on the Capetown docks; "They leave Cape Town for the front", showing New Zealand troops loading onto railway carriages; "Arrival at Rondebosch Hospital", showing wounded troops on stretchers; "Wounded at Magersfontein, Wynberg Railway Station", showing wounded soldiers being unloaded from railway carriages; "Arrival of Field Marshall Lord Rpberts". showing troops and a steamer at dock; "Cronje's guns at Greenpoint, captured at Paardeberg", showing the guns on a field. Three photographs of Boer troops in the field; Raising the flag at Bloemfontein, May 1900, showing troops in formation with the flag being raised. "Union Jack hoisted at Pretoria, June 1900"; faded print showing troops in formation raising the flag; An evocative set of images of New Zealand and other troops during the Boer War. Very Good. Item #019413

Price: $767.12 NZD

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