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A coal mine at Witbank, Tvl [Transvaal], 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/177

Scope and Contents

191 x 140 mm. Showing mine buildings at Wilbank, the main coalfields centre of the Province. It was in the workings of a local colliery at Wilbank that Winston Churchill hid after his escape from a prisoner of war camp in Pretoria during the South African War.


  • Creation: 1925

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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.



Finding aid date

2004-08-18 15:24:34+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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