In the foreground of this photograph two soldiers are holding the wings of a stork like bird, the soldier on the left is a black man in uniform who is wearing a fur hat. His companion on the right is white and wears a conventional cap with his uniform. Behind the soldier on the right a female dog lies relaxing on the ground. Behind both men is a chicken wire enclosure fixed to a number of trees.
The fourth part of the Volunteer series, explores the life of Granville Craig in the Second Boer War. Images include encampments, landscapes, scenes on board ship and groups of soldiers.
Collection Terms & Categories
- War/Campaign/Operation: Second Boer War (1899-1902)
- Country: South Africa
- Theme (Main): Conflict & Military Operations
- Theme (Main): Empire & Commonwealth
- Theme (Main): Travel & Exploration
- Subject: Animals & The Natural World
- Subject: Naval, Sea & Ships
- Subject: Sport & Recreation
- Subject: Transport
- Item: Photographic (album)
- Information: Visual