Defence of Mafeking

Defence of Mafeking. A Sutherland, artist. G.W. Bacon & Co., London, publisher. Lithograph, 78.2 x 57.2 cm. Source: The Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection, Brown University. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

Text beneath image: “A CRITICAL SITUATION: Marvellous defence under Colonel Baden-Powell—Pluck and devotion of officers and men—The Armoured train fight —Fierce attack of the rough riders on the entrenched Boers-Continuous Bombardment— Spirited Sorties Gallant repulse of Boer attack on three sides—The flight of the Boers Explosion of a Mine — Effective work of the Maxim guns. ”


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