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Ladysmith Relief Celebration in St. George


Description
Creator:
G. W. Dick, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
This photograph depicts the Ladysmith Relief Celebration in St. George, Ont. Ladysmith is a small city in South Africa, 365km south of Johannesburg. During the Second Boer War of 1899-1902, it was the center of operation for British forces. In the beginning of the war, the Boers, who outnumbered the British, surrounded Ladysmith. The siege of the city lasted 118 days and ended on February 28, 1900. It was the most crucial stage of the war.

The original photo is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society.
Inscriptions:
Pretoria next!
Ladysmith Relief Celebration
St. George, March 1st 1900
Date of Publication:
1 Mar 1900
Date Of Event:
1 March 1900
Dimensions:
Width: 18 cm
Height: 14.5 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
2011SD173
Collection:
South Dumfries Historical Society
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.2501 Longitude: -80.24966
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Ladysmith Relief Celebration in St. George, 1900. South Dumfries Historical Society, 1999.23.03.
Terms of Use:
The information and images provided are for personal research only and are not to be used for commercial purposes. Use of this information should include the credit "South Dumfries Historical Society."
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Ladysmith Relief Celebration in St. George


This photograph depicts the Ladysmith Relief Celebration in St. George, Ont. Ladysmith is a small city in South Africa, 365km south of Johannesburg. During the Second Boer War of 1899-1902, it was the center of operation for British forces. In the beginning of the war, the Boers, who outnumbered the British, surrounded Ladysmith. The siege of the city lasted 118 days and ended on February 28, 1900. It was the most crucial stage of the war.

The original photo is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society.