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Photograph - Generals Lucas Meyer, L. Botha & Erasmus, South Africa, Boer War, circa 1900 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
|Dimensions:||157 mm (Height), 220 mm (Width)|
|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|
|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|