Published: , c. 1900 -1902
Stock Number: #10132/1
7 items housed in an orange folder
Contents:2 identical cotton handkerchiefs of the Absent Minded Beggar with poem by Rudyard Kipling, music by Arthur Sullivan, map of the Transvaal Republic and images of Lord Roberts and Queen Victoria (430 x410mm)One silk handkerchief depicting of the Engagements of the 2nd Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers in South Africa with hand embroidery on the 4 corners (550 x 530mm)1 silk handkerchief: Souvenir Edition of the Transvaal Advertiser dated 1 June 1902 Peace. (550 x 500mm)1 small silk handkerchiefs hand embroidered with figures of a Boer and Brit shaking hands with the words Souvenir of the Union of South Africa 1910 (420 x420mm)1 small silk handkerchiefs hand embroidered with figures of a Boer and Brit shaking hands with the words Peace at last- a present from South Africa (420 x420mm)A large cotton map of the Transvaal and Portuguese East Africa depicting Joseph Chamberlain and President Kruger undated - circa 1900 (600 x600mm)Oosthuizen (Pieter) Boer War Memorabilia, page 177: In the United Kingdom a great variety of silk and cotton handkerchiefs were made, some small, some very large, honouring military events and personalities. Many of the battles regiments participated in were also commemorated on handkerchiefs or scarves.