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Portfolio of photographs from the Second Boer War by Jan van Hoepen, 1899-1902

MS. 23051 photogr. 75 / 1

Portfolio of photographs from the Second Boer War, by various photographers, including Jan Van Hoepen and Barnett & Co. Includes group portraits, battle sites, and processions. Mostly from the Boer perspective.


  • Creation: 1899-1902


69 items

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access

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MS. 23051 photogr. 75 / 1

Former reference:

Wilson Centre Accession Number: 92:4771; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 099

Biographical / Historical

Jan van Hoepen was a Dutch gold prospector, farmer, and photographer active in South Africa.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased at Christie's UK, 11/03/1982, lot 165

Physical Facet

Bromide silver prints

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom