Courtesy of the Science Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA
Courtesy of the Science Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA

Tethered observation balloon during the Boer War

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Wash drawing depicting the use of a military tethered observation balloon during the Boer War / Ralph Geaver, 1900. [used for ILN illustration]. Ink, wash, with white, on card; 35x25cm. Signed in ink blc: Ralph Geaver 1900. Positions and strategic military points inked on terrain. Inscribed in ink on verso: With General Buller, the advance of Feb 5th & 6th from Mount Alice to relieve Ladysmith; [Illustrated London News issue of] 17 Mar 1900 1383/53

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KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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