Tag Archives: Boer War

Object Advent Calendar Day 2

Hand-painted Christmas card on cloth by Private Mcfarlane Today’s object from the Black Watch Museum Collection is a hand-painted Christmas card on khaki cloth, made by Private McFarlane during his service in the Boer War. The Second Anglo-Boer War was … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: No Surrender by Frank Feller

The National Fund for Acquisitions recently celebrated its 60th anniversary in December 2013. To help them celebrate, many of this year’s Object of the Month posts will be objects acquired with support from the NFA, starting with May! May’s Object … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: Cloth Christmas Card, c.1899

This month’s object is, very fittingly, a Christmas card, written on a piece of khaki apparently torn from a soldier’s coat from the Boer War (1899-1901). The card was donated to the Museum in 1967 by the son of the … Continue reading

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