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Amajuba Hill 1881, 1884-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/62

Scope and Contents

195 x 136 mm. A general view of Amajuba Hill, with an African Kraal on the level ground in the foreground. Scene of the Boer attack of February 27 1881 when the English forces holding the top of the hill were routed and Sir George Colley was killed.


  • Creation: 1884-06


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, slight yellowing.

Related Materials

For a view of the graves of officers killed here in 1881, see Y305K/63. For a studio portrait of Sir George Colley, and a notice of his death, see Y3055A/5.



Finding aid date

2004-09-01 11:50:44+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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