Lot #16/18 Vyf skilderye oor die Tweede Vryheidsoorlog, 1899-1902 by Tom Hennings
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Lot #16/18 Vyf skilderye oor die Tweede Vryheidsoorlog, 1899-1902 by Tom Hennings. The Open Air Museum in Pretoria owns five oil paintings of Anglo-Boer War battle scenes painted by German artist Sylvester Reisacher who accompanied the Boer forces. Hennings describes the scene of each battle in detail, with photos of the time & specially drawn maps. The views are: Siege of Ladysmith, Battles of Colenso, Spioenkop, Paardeberg & De Wet breaking the British lines. Afrikaans text. “Nasionale Kultuurhistoriese en Opelugmuseum” Studie nr. 6. Pretoria, Nasionale Kultuurhistoriese en Opelugmuseum, 1976. First edition. Landscape format. 4to. Hardcover. Pp. 40, 5 colour plates, photos, illustrations, portraits, maps. Covers lightly marked, some browning of text. Good+ Reserve price: R140.00 bids welcome

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