Bull buffalo shot by E. Gedge, Turquell, 1890-01-07
Scope and Contents
155 x 113 mm. Showing a large buffalo lying dead on the ground with an .8 bore shotgun placed beside the beast. Gedge’s diary for the day records the shooting of the animal: ‘The Dr joined me later with the news of a large herd of buffalo on ahead. Went after them and getting within range opened fire on them, wounding 3 or 4 badly. J. coming up. We all went on and finally finished off 3, 2 cows and a bull. The bull looked nasty and like charging, but I landed him with a brace of 8 bore conicals that put him out of time v quickly…’
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Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Gedge, Ernest, 1862 - 1935 (colonial administrator) (Person)