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Images Dated 3rd February 2006

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Relief of Ladysmith - the last rush at Hlangwane Hill, 19 February 1900 Featured 3 Feb 2006 Print

Relief of Ladysmith - the last rush at Hlangwane Hill, 19 February 1900

Relief of Ladysmith - the last rush at Hlangwane Hill, 19 February 1900. During the 2nd Boer War (1899-1902) the British in Ladysmith were besieged by the Boers from 1 November 1899 to 28 February 1900. The defence was under the command of General George Stuart White (1835-1912). The British force to relieve the town was led by General Redvers Buller. The taking of Hlangwane Hill on 17-19 February by the British began the collapse of the Boers. Eventually the Boer lines round Ladysmith were broken on 27 February and the town relieved the following day

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Annexation of the Orange Free State, 2nd Boer War, 28 May 1900 Featured 3 Feb 2006 Print

Annexation of the Orange Free State, 2nd Boer War, 28 May 1900

Annexation of the Orange Free State, 2nd Boer War, 28 May 1900. Lord Roberts, British commander-in-chief, announced the annexation of the Orange Free State on 24 May 1900. The ceremony of annexation took place in the capital of the state, Bloemfontein, on 28 May 1900. Lord Acheson (top right) wounded at the Modder River, hoisted the Royal Standard

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Machine Room in a Steam Sewing Factory, 1854 Featured 3 Feb 2006 Print

Machine Room in a Steam Sewing Factory, 1854

Machine Room in a Steam Sewing Factory, 1854. This view is of Holloway, Crowe & Holloway's clothing factory, Stroud, Gloucestershire, England. Twenty sewing machines were installed, powered by steam through belt and shafting under the workbench. The female operatives controlled the machines by means of individual foot levers. Holloways, one of the principal employers in Stroud, introduced division of labour in their factory and one pair of trousers passed through 16 pairs of hands, each operative carrying out a specific task. From The Illustrated London News. (London, 16 December 1854)

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