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Image of M1989.4.3 - Card, Souvenir

M1989.4.3 - Card, Souvenir

This is a souvenir card with a picture of British Boer War leaders woven on silk matted with grey matboard. Man with hat woven in black, grey and white with a red, white and blue flag. Bottom right has soldier standing on rocks, bottom left has three soldiers and gun. There is a a banner with "Hero of Mafekig" with green leaves. "Empire Defenders" "Major-General Baden-Powell" "Made in Switzerland"

M1968X.424.1 - Orders, Military

This is document orders uniformity of treatment for defeated inhabitants of Transvaal and Orange River Colonies. Printed in English and Afrikaans.

Image of M1989.4.2 - Card, Souvenir

M1989.4.2 - Card, Souvenir

This is a picture of British Boer War leaders woven on silk matted with grey matboard. Man with medals, black/grey/white. Red, white and blue flag. Bottom centre has soldiers, bottom left has two horses and soldiers. There is a banner with "The Empire's Hero" with green leaves. "Empire Defenders" "Field Marshal Lord Roberts, V.C." "Made in Switzerland"

Image of M1996.17.1.2 - Card, Menu

M1996.17.1.2 - Card, Menu

.1 Front of menu with green and gold print. Along the proper left side there is a drawing of a soldier by a flagpole hoisting up a flag. On the back there is a monogram "CA". .2 The second half of the menu which lists the food choices and the songs to be sung after dinner. On the back there is an insignia of two mythical sea creatures leaning on a crest with a bird on it. .1 "Dinner given by the Lord Mayor of Liverpool (Mr. Arthur Crosthwaite) to the officers and the men of the 2nd Canadian regiment on their return homeward from the South African Campaign, City Hall, Liverpool, December 10th 1900" .2 "Menu Soups clear, mock turtle; Joint roast sirloin of beef, hot pot; Sweets plum pudding,

Image of M1968X.425.1 - Orders, Military

M1968X.425.1 - Orders, Military

A letter from Roberts to the Army in South Africa, on his passing his command to Lord Kitchener of Khartum, congratulating his soldiers. Both sides are edged in masking tape.

Image of M1989.4.5 - Card, Souvenir

M1989.4.5 - Card, Souvenir

This is a souvenir card with a picture of the British Boer War leaders woven on silk matted with grey matboard. Man with hat woven in black, grey and white with a red, white and blue flag. Bottom right two soldiers on a hill, bottom centre has bushes, Bottom left has 3 soldiers and guns. Red banner with green leaves says "Relieved Ladysmith Feb. 28th 1900" "Empire Defenders" "Sir Redvers Buller, V.C." "Made in Switzerland"

Image of M1989.4.1 - Card, Souvenir

M1989.4.1 - Card, Souvenir

This has a grey mat with woven silk picture of Lord Kitchener in grey. Red, white and blue flag and banner with green leaves with inscription "Khartoum to Pretoria" Two soldiers on horses in bottom right corner; six soldiers with guns in left corner. "Empire Defenders" "Lord Kitchener of Khartoum" "Made in Switzerland"

Image of M1990.13.1 - Book

M1990.13.1 - Book

This book has 83 pages. It has a paper cover with a woman with wings and laurel on her head and arm on the cover. She has one arm holding laurel. she is in front of a lion in the background. The seven war sites are printed in a white box. Crests of commonwealth countries are listed along the outside edge. Title in box on top of page. Illustrations inside and advertisements. Colour front and back covers. The illustrations are sepia, colour and black and white. "The Illustrated London News Record of the Transvaal War. 1899-1900: The Achievements of the Home & Colonial Forces in the Great Conflict with the Boer Republics"

Image of 1998.29.8 - Invitation

1998.29.8 - Invitation

Small invitation to Mr. and Mrs Robert Clarke for a reception in honour of Boer war ex-service men from Guelph. Invitation Floor show and Banquet Imperial Section Branch 234 Can. legion, requests the pleasure of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Clarke to an imperial reception in honour of the Boer war ex-service men of Guelph Canadian Legion Auditorium Friday Nov 21st at 8 pm. dress optional.

Image of M1968X.251.1 - Proclamation

M1968X.251.1 - Proclamation

Proclamation: Martial Law Transvaal; Issued by Roberts, Field-Marshal, Commanding-in-Chief Her Majesty's Forces in South Africa [soldier, legal documents].

Image of M1968X.255.1 - Notice, Government

M1968X.255.1 - Notice, Government

Notice, Government; Lays out exact treatment to be meted out to Burghers who surrender voluntarily.

Image of M1968X.236.1 - Map

M1968X.236.1 - Map

Map of the Province of Pretoria, July, 1900; scale 1/250,000 or 1 inch + 3.94 miles. "Force of Gen. Ian Hamilton from Victoria July 20. 1900." "Heliozincographed at the Ordinance Survey Office"

1994.38.1 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury with news, ads and announcements on the front. Article on McCrae and homecoming of "D" Battery during Boer War. *Note misprint of date on last page -reads Jan 12, 1900 should read Jan 12, 1901.

Image of M1968X.415.1 - Clipping, Magazine

M1968X.415.1 - Clipping, Magazine

Article written by John McCrae describing the usefulness of Canadian bred horses in the Boer War. Published in Vol. No. 25 of the Report of the Farmers' Institutes.

Image of M1968X.240.1 - Envelope

M1968X.240.1 - Envelope

This is a small beige envelope. On the top left, it says: "Army Form C. 398 Dispatched Received Signature of Receiver" The top right: "Date Rate" Underlined. 2 green stamps "Postzegel Z. AFR. Republick 1/2 Penny" There is an unclear postmark in black which partially covers the stamps. Beneath this is a section for the address. "Lieut. Col. McCrae Guelph, Ontario, Canada" is centred. "From J McC D.RCA" is off to the left. "This envelope to be returned to bearer." is typed along the bottom. On the back of the envelope there are two circular black postmarks on the right side. The top one is from Guelph dated Dec. 24 00. and the bottom dated Dec. 25 00. though the origin is unknown. The

Image of M1968.452.1 - Scrapbook

M1968.452.1 - Scrapbook

This is a South African War scrapbook collected by John McCrae. It contains a collection of photographs, articles, some diary material, menus, playbills, government notices. Dates from the South African War to the Artillery Train Wreck (1901-1903). On the interior is written: "John McCrae, 1901" Page 1 Inscription "John McCrae 1901" Page 3 Telegram from Lord Roberts to John McCrae; Orders for Reconnaisance which led to action at Elands, 1900 Page 5 Officers of Advance Column of the Carnarvan Field Force during march to Kenhardt; Laurentian Menu Card Page 7 Officers of D Battery RCA, Africa 1900; Lt. Mccrae on Jack, Table Mountaind and Lions Head in background Page 9 Lt. Morrison a

Image of M1989.4.4 - Card, Souvenir

M1989.4.4 - Card, Souvenir

This is a souvenir card with a picture of British Boer War leaders woven on silk matted with grey matboard. Man woven in black, grey and white with a red, white and blue flag. Bottom right two soldiers, bottom centre has 2 soldiers with 2 horses, Bottom left has two solders and guns. "Empire Defenders" "General Sir George White, V.C." "Made in Switzerland"

Image of M1968X.238.1 - Sketch

M1968X.238.1 - Sketch

Lightly sketched view of cookhouse, officers sleeping quarters, No 1 Limber, Sleeping quarters for men, No. 2 & No. 1 guns. Drawn by John McCrae on Aug. 13, 1900. Done in pencil. Illustrations: Sketches, B/W "Our Camp on Fusiher Kopje" "Rocks everywhere + nothing else" "J Mc 13-8-00"

Image of M1991.4.2 - Slide, Stereoscopic

M1991.4.2 - Slide, Stereoscopic

Stereoptic Slide--front of slide has two identical photographs, side by side, of men fighting in the trenches. Below right photograph is inscription which is repeated on reverse in six different languages. On each side of photograph is publisher information. "Behind the Orange River Intrenchments holding back the bravely advancing Boers--S.Africa." In English and 6 other languages. Publisher information.

Image of M1991.4.12 - Slide, Stereoscopic

M1991.4.12 - Slide, Stereoscopic

Stereoptic Slide--front of slide has two identical photographs, side by side, soldiers in formation in front of a castle. Below right photograph is an inscription which is repeated on reverse in six different languages. On each side of photograph is publisher information.