Courtesy of the Science Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA
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Military balloon during the Boer War

1899-1900

Unknown Artist

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Title

Military balloon during the Boer War

Date

1899-1900

Description

Drawing depicting the use of a military balloon during the Boer War / F. W. Burton, nd. [c1899-1900]. Monochrome wash on pasteboard; image 36x52cm, board 38.5x54.5cm. Signed by artist, bl. Numbered in ink on verso, 973. Artist was Sir Frederick William Burton (1816-1900) who contributed illustrations to the Illustrated LondonNews. This is the original for reproduction. Cavalry are in the field escorting the observation balloon, riding hard (dead horse, bl)

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Location

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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