'Major Russell and Sister Rose receiving wounded on hospital train at Orange River', 1899 (c)
Stereoscopic photograph, Boer War, 1899 (c).
The British used four hospital trains during the Boer War (1899-1902) to assist in the evacuation of wounded and sick soldiers from areas at the front to general hospitals in the major towns.
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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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection
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