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John Keay
The Jameson Raid, 29 December 1895 (Original)

The Jameson Raid, 29 December 1895 (Original) by John Keay at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: KeayRaid (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: John Keay (biography)
Medium: Watercolour on Board
Size: 8" x 8" (195mm x 205mm)
Date: 1978

This is the original Watercolour painting by John Keay.

Dr L S Jameson lead a raid into Boer territory expecting a popular uprising in support. However he was quickly out manoeuvred by the Boers and forced to surrender within the week. His actions, in trying to unite all of South Africa under British rule, eventually lead to the outbreak of the Boer War.

Inset: portraits of L S Jameson, Cecil Rhodes and James Kruger.

Price:  75.00
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John Keay

John Keay