"Durban, after escape, November 1899", 1899-12-23
Scope and Contents
Half-length photograph of WSC, standing smiling with his hat in his hand, facing the camera and wearing an oversize coat, at the docks in Durban, following his escape from Pretoria [South Africa]. In the background, people are lining the side of a ship to watch.
Conditions Governing Access
Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
Language of Materials
DateText: Original caption says November 1899, but it is in fact December.
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian) (Person)
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