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Photograph - Generals Lucas Meyer, L. Botha & Erasmus, South Africa, Boer War, circa 1900 Image Reg. No: MM 93123

Black and white photograph of three Boer generals standing near a tent in South Africa during the Boer War, circa 1900. The image was taken by photographer Van Hoepen who had a business in Pretoria, capital of the Boer Republic.

Louis Botha was later Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa between 1910 and 1919.
Black and white photograph. Three of the men's names and the photographer's name are written near the lower edge. Stamped text on reverse in purple ink.
Description Of Content:
Three Boer generals, Lucas Meyer, Louis Botha and Daniel Erasmus, standing near a tent in a campsite, posing with pipes. A tent is erected behind the group under the shade of a tree.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer (Possible) from Unknown
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 157 mm (Height), 220 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: uniforms, smoking, military history, camp sites, tents, boer war 1899-1902, south africa culture
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: army camps
Inscriptions: Stamped text on reverse in purple ink reads: 'W. SAPHRA / BOX 2496, JOHANNESBURG.'.
Printed on bottom of photograph: Genls Lucas Meyer. L. Botha. Erasmus. Van Hoepen, Pretoria
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: South Africa, circa 1900
Photographer: Van Hoepen, South Africa, circa 1900
Person Depicted: Lucas Meyer, South Africa, circa 1900
Person Depicted: Louis Botha, South Africa, circa 1900
Person Depicted: Daniel Erasmus, South Africa, circa 1900

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