Battle of Belmont, November 23, 1899

Battle of Belmont, November 23, 1899. 1899-1900. A Sutherland, artist. G.W. Bacon & Co., London, publisher. Lithograph, 77.9 x 57.5 cm. Fourth in collection of 7 chromolith. plates of panoramic battle scenes, by Sutherland. In this one the British army attacks Boer troops dug in on mountaintop. Source: The Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection, Brown University You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

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In order readily to distinguish the different regiments the home uniforms have been retained (the majority of our troops fought in khaki).

STORY OF THE BATTLE TOLD IN HEADLINES:—Methuen's First Battle—A Fierce Engagement—The Guards and the Ninth Brigade—Naval Brigade in action—Bluejackets and Marines—Position after Position Stormed—British Bayonets ag-alnst Boerg-uns— The Ninth Lancers creepine: round the flank—The first step towards the Relief of Kimberiey.

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