Rare Boer War Images

The New York Public Library has just release more than 670,000 images into the public domain and it contains a fascinating bunch of images.

I found these rare cigarette card drawings of Boer War commanders from the George Arents Collection.




Marthinus Strydom


  1. What happened to General Syman’s caption? Was it very uncomplimentary? A lot of these captions are biased against the Boers.

  2. Baie dankie Marthinus. Dis baie interesant. Wens ons kon al die ander fotos ook sien.

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