First aid to a wounded Fusilier - Honey Nest Kloof Battle, South Africa', 1900.

First aid to a wounded Fusilier - Honey Nest Kloof Battle, South Africa', 1900.
2 4 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 16cm

Description

One of a boxed set of stereoscope photographs produced for sale to the general public by a profesional firm of photographers, Underwood and Underwood. The Second Boer War (1899-1902) was the first war to be covered comprehensively by both film and still photography. This was the result of improved technology in both photographic equipment and printing techniques; cameras were more portable and magazines reproduced half-tone photographs. British and Empire forces suffered over 50,000 casualties in the course of the war. On both the British and the Boer side, more soldiers died of disease than were killed in action or died from wounds, with enteric fever taking a particularly heavy toll.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10303537

© National Museum of Science & Media / Science & Society Picture Library

buy a print

Select size
 
Select finish
 
How many prints?
 
£20.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas