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'Major-General John French, the intrepid cavalry leader, just after visiting the released prisoners, Pretoria', 1900 (c)

Stereoscopic photograph, Boer War, 1900 (c).

French commanded the 1st Cavalry Brigade during the Boer War (1899-1902). After being appointed Chief of Staff of the British Army in 1911, he was promoted to Field Marshal and given command of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) in August 1914.

From a box of 89 stereoscopic cards entitled, 'South African War through the Stereoscope Pt 2 Vol 1', published by Underwood and Underwood, and produced by Works and Sun Sculpture Studios, 1900 (c).

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NAM. 1998-01-135-10


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study Collection

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