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Official keys to Bloemfontein, 1900 (c)

Bloemfontein, the principle town of the Orange Free State, fell to the British, amidst much rejoicing by the mainly British inhabitants, on 13 March 1900. The Mayor, Dr Kellner and two members of the executive council presented the keys of the town to Field Marshal Lord Roberts. At the same time, a little silk Union Flag, made by Lady Roberts, was run up on the Presidency flagstaff.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1971-01-29-5

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1971-01-29-5