Unidentified photographer   Killed British soldiers lying in trenches after the Battle of Spioenkop, near Ladysmith, Natal, South Africa.   1900, January

Unidentified photographer Killed British soldiers lying in trenches after the Battle of Spioenkop, near Ladysmith, Natal, South Africa. 1900, January

Handwritten description - Views Boer Hospital Bermuda 1901 & 1902

Handwritten description - Views Boer Hospital Bermuda 1901 & 1902

A Boer woman with her dead child, the last of her children to die, photographed by Emily Hobhouse. An English activist, Emily spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other concentration camps. Emily returned to England to campaign against "a gigantic and grievous blunder caused by  crass male ignorance, helplessness and muddling." Her militancy brought the scorn of the British people who called her hysterical, a rebel, liar, enemy of the…

A Boer woman with her dead child, the last of her children to die, photographed by Emily Hobhouse. An English activist, Emily spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other concentration camps. Emily returned to England to campaign against "a gigantic and grievous blunder caused by crass male ignorance, helplessness and muddling." Her militancy brought the scorn of the British people who called her hysterical, a rebel, liar, enemy of the…

De Wet reassembled the commandos at Kroonstad, 17 March 1900.

De Wet reassembled the commandos at Kroonstad, 17 March 1900.

Koos de la Rey and his family. His wife, Nonnie, never let the British capture her to placed in a camp. She was the only wife of a war general who traveled with her husband throughout the war. She was his greatest pillar of strength

Koos de la Rey and his family. His wife, Nonnie, never let the British capture her to placed in a camp. She was the only wife of a war general who traveled with her husband throughout the war. She was his greatest pillar of strength

Considering the handwriting:  The Boers were not as backward as many made them out to be. Both images from POW's in captivity. Diyatalawa Ceylon and St Helena. ABW.. Note the date of birth of each inmate in the register Karel Smit was but 14

Considering the handwriting: The Boers were not as backward as many made them out to be. Both images from POW's in captivity. Diyatalawa Ceylon and St Helena. ABW.. Note the date of birth of each inmate in the register Karel Smit was but 14

Nylstroom Concentration Camp cemetery

Nylstroom Concentration Camp cemetery

A unit of young Boer commandos, South Africa, 1899-1902.

A unit of young Boer commandos, South Africa, 1899-1902.

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