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Boer Wars: British soldiers bringing first aid to wounded Boers. Watercolour by W. Hatherell, 1901.

  • Hatherell, William.
Date
[1901?]
Reference
22515i
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Description

This depiction of an episode in the Boer Wars shows a British soldier in uniform giving a drink to a wounded Boer. The Boers were farmers of Dutch origin who fought against the establishment of British rule in their territories of South Africa. They fought in their ordinary farming clothes, while the British fought in red uniforms. The injured Boer is a dignified figure who accepts the drinking flask in acknowledgment of his imminent defeat

Publication/Creation

[1901?]

Physical description

1 drawing : pen and brush over pencil ; image 25.6 x 34.7 cm

Lettering

First aid on the battlefield. South Africa War, 1899-1901. W. Hatherell.

Creator/production credits

The artist William Hatherell (1855-1928) was one of the illustrators who worked for the London magazine The graphic. See Percy V. Bradshaw, 'William Hatherell and his work', The art of the illustrator, London: The Press Art School, Tudor Hall, Forest Hill, [1919? or 1922?]

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 22515i

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  • English


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