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[Tomb of President Paulus Kruger in Pretoria], 1900 - 1910

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/132

Scope and Contents

152 x 205 mm. Showing the grave of President Kruger in the old cenetry at Pretoria, consisting of a massive black marble tombstone topped by a white bust of him (1825-1904). To the left of his grave, in the same plot, is the tomb of his second wife Gezina Susanna Frederika Wilhelmina Du Plessis (1831-1901) whom he had married in 1847. Kruger died in Switzerland and was embalmed and temporarily laid in a vault beoire finally being moved to Pretoria.

Dates

  • 1900 - 1910

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

General

GD.

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate.

Originator(s)

Unknown

Finding aid date

2002-10-25 10:51:06+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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