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The Boer Lilliputian

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Illustration showing John Bull as Gulliver being tied to stakes with ribbons labeled with the names of battles from the Second Boer War. Some of the Lilliputians are identified as South African generals and presidents, such as "Botha," "Joubert," "Kruger," "Cronje," and "Steyn." A broken sword, labeled "British Prestige" lies on the ground next to John Bull.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: South African War (1899-1902); John Bull (Symbolic character); Gulliver, Lemuel (Fictitious character); Presidents; Generals; Botha, Louis, 1862-1919; Joubert, P. J. (Petrus Jacobus), 1831-1900; Kruger, Paul, 1825-1904; Crone, Pieter Arnoldus, 1836-1911; Steyn, M. T. (Marthinus Theunis), 1857-1916

Date: 1900-02-21

The hunters didn't expect a live lion

Description:

Illustration showing the British Lion running on a path toward "Pretoria" while four South African statesmen/generals (possibly among them are Louis Botha, Petrus Joubert, and Paul Kruger) are hiding behind or have climbed trees for safety.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: South African War (1899-1902); Lions; Great Britain; Botha, Louis, 1862-1919; Joubert, P. J. (Petrus Jacobus), 1831-1900; Kruger, Paul, 1825-1904

Date: 1900-03-28

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