THE DANIEL FRANCOIS BOTHA COLLECTION OF ANGLO-BOER WAR MEMORABILIA

Back To Auction View Of Johannesburg – November 2016

Lot 9

Botha, D. F.

THE DANIEL FRANCOIS BOTHA COLLECTION OF ANGLO-BOER WAR MEMORABILIA

R8 000 – R20 000

♦ Cabinet photograph of Daniel Francois Botha on photographer’s mount ‘A. L. Innes, St Helena’. Photo taken of Botha while a P.O.W. Botha was born 30 June 1845 and died in Sept 1906 at Bultfontein, O.V.S. ♦ Two St Helena keepsakes carved from white compound: the first a brooch in the form of an anchor with “Bettie” engraved and the other a small napkin ring engraved “D. J. Botha, St Helena”, diameter: 3,5cm ♦ Two pale wooden pen holders: the one decorated and engraved ‘J. Botha, St H 1901’ and the other “St Helena”, length of each 19cm ♦ ±34 foolscap page diary of Botha before and after he was taken Prisoner of War graphically detailing his service in the field during the War plus ±20 pages of the schedule of readings for church services in St Helena ♦ Most unusual and rare coloured panoramic map decorated with building and figures coloured by Botha of the Green Point Camp layout where Botha was held as a P.O.W. before being shipped to St Helena with legend ‘Ter Gedachtenis van Groenepunt van D. F. Botha na Mrs G. M. Botha 20de October (sic) 1900’, size 47 by 35cm.

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