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

Summary:
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.
Description:
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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