Artist unknown :British entry into Pretoria, June 5, 1900. London, G W Bacon & Co. Ltd [ca 1900]. Bacon's South African Battle Pictures, no. 12.

Artist unknown :British entry into Pretoria, June 5, 1900. London, G W Bacon & Co. Ltd [ca 1900]. Bacon's South African Battle Pictures, no. 12.
Date
1900
By
G W Bacon & Company Ltd
Ref
D-017-023
Description

Shows a military parade scene outside the Radzaal (Raadsaal or Ou Radsaal) in Pretoria, South Africa, with Field Marshall Lord Roberts and General Lord Kitchener looking on. There are ranks of various armed troops on parade: British Army Guards, Naval Brigade, City Imperial Volunteers, Lancers, New South Wales Lancers, Canadian Artillery, Highland Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery, New Zealand Contingent, Imperial Yeomanry, and Dublin Fusiliers. Various important early buildings in Pretoria are shown numbered in a key below the picture: the Reformed Dutch Church, Ex-President Kruger's residence, the Fort, the Railway to Nylstrom, and the Water Works. The Radzaal has the Union Jack flying over it. Amongst the crowds are groups of soldier prisoners released from Watervaal.

Quantity: 1 colour art print(s).

Physical Description: Chromolithograph, 545 x 760 mm.

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Format
1 colour art print(s), Works of art, Chromolithographs, Conjectural works, Chromolithograph, 545 x 760 mm., Orientation: Horizontal image
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