Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria, South Africa

Oh how I'm gonna miss going to this place every 16 December!

General Piet Cronjé (1836-1911), veteran general of the army of the South African Republic during the Second Boer War, taken prisoner by the British when he surrendered after losing the battle of Paardeberg on 27 February 1900. The photograph shows Cronjé as prisoner of war on Saint Helena where he remained until the conclusion of the war on 31 May 1902.

Second Boer War -ABW - General Piet Cronjé as a prisoner of war in Saint Helena, He was captured, with 4000 men, after the loss of the Battle of Paardeberg.

Old South Africa Map

Thumbnail for version as of 18 January 2006

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa dingeengoete.blogspot.com http://www.britishbattles.com/great-boer-war/val-krantz/valkr2.jpg

This Day in History: Oct Boer War begins in South Africa - It was a war of greed. An already rich and powerful nation wanted more and was willing to sacrifice anything to get it.

Cape Town History

Cape Town History

Shipwrecks off South Africa’s coast – South African Tourism

Shipwrecked Castaways on the SA Coast genealogy project

The Angolan Civil War (1975-2002): A Brief History | South African History Online

The Angolan Civil War A Brief History

Tales of shipwrecks and other disasters at sea  - Cover 1

Book 📚Shelf by the Shore ⚓♡⊰⛵ Tales of Shipwrecks

The Angolan Civil War (1975-2002): A Brief History | South African History Online

The Angolan Civil War A Brief History

General South African History Timeline: 1800s | South African History Online

Khoi-San rise up in an unsuccessful but protracted rebellion in the eastern districts of the Cape in what becomes known as the Third War of Dispossession between the Khoi-San of the colonial authorities 1800


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Propaganda playing cards (part 2 of

Oh Brother Where Art Thou.

O Brother, Where Art Thou? Animated Gif Poster

In the roar of the sea; a tale of the Cornish c...

Book 📚Shelf by the Shore ⚓♡⊰⛵ In the roar of the sea; a tale of the Cornish Coast .

A warning to lovers, and, "Sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander"

lost-in-centuries-long-gone: library.ed ” Signed C. For Thomas Maitland Cleland?

Front cover from Half hours in the deep, London, 1875.  (Source: archive.org.)

Front cover from Half hours in the deep, London,.

endpaper from "London Pride" late 19th c. children's book

Beautiful endpaper from "London Pride" late c. children's book (by Caldecott?

The Kings Lesson...inscription for 1884

Illustrated by Harrison Weir. Lothrop and Company, Boston, “King Frederick was very fond of cherries. He had a large orchard of cherry-trees. One day he saw.

The birds of New England and adjacent states : - Biodiversity Heritage Library

Green & Black & Gold - Book Cover - Birds of New England.

Aunt Friendly's Nursery Keepsake with Coloured Illustrations ~ London, 1870

Aunt Friendly's Nursery Keepsake with Coloured Illustrations ~ London, 1870 by lea

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