'Ex President Kruger's Home at Pretoria, South Africa', 1901.

'Ex President Kruger's Home at Pretoria, South Africa', 1901.
2 5 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 17cm

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. Pretoria was the seat of government of the Repuplic of the Transvaal. The refusal of the Republic's President, Paul Kruger, to recognise the rights of non-Boer immigrants was one of the main causes of the war. Kruger fled to Europe shortly before Pretoria fell to the British on 5th June 1900.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10303544

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