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British observation ballon

Title British observation ballon
Headline British observation ballon
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Content Owner KwaZulu-Natal Department of Arts & Culture, Museum Services
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Source KwaZulu-Natal Department of Arts & Culture, Museum Services
Subject Heading Second Anglo Boer War (1899 – 1902) – 000275
Location Ladysmith
Content Information British observation balloon, probably in Ladysmith. Observation balloons, as used for military purposes (reconnaissance) were in their infirmary, and the Anglo-Boer war was an important testing ground for this technology. The Royal Engineers operated the balloons. They were certainly deployed in Ladysmith.
Event Date No date
Language English
Resource Type Photograph
Content Specification Silver gelatin print
Article ID ID17516
Universal Identifier KZNMS_S_2015_00001828.tif
KZNHPI_ID 20161010_KZNHPI_00002885
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Keywords anglo boer war, observation balloon, boers, Anglo Boer war, Second Anglo Boer War, 1899 – 1902, War
Historical period No data
Topic Taxonomy Military & Conflicts and Battles, Art & Heritage
Sentinel Initiator Physical Object

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