[Mafeking, Cape Colony (Mahikeng, South Africa), circa 1900 - 1901].
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A fascinating and lovely artefact from the Siege of Mafeking (1899 - 1900), the highest profile event of the Second Anglo-Boer War and one of the greatest global media spectacles of the fin de siècle era, being a set of 37 diapositive glass photographic slides made from contemporary photos apparently by Frank Whiteley, the Mayor of Mafeking and one…
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