Print [Field Marshall Sir George White]; [?]; 19th century; CT78.386b
Print [Field Marshall Sir George White]About this object
Print; a full-colour print depicting Field Marshall Sir George Stuart White, seated and in full military dress uniform, including sash, medals, kilt and sword. Pasted onto cardboard.
Sir George White was an officer of the British Army and recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. He is especially remembered for his part in the Siege of Ladysmith (1899-1900), during the Second Boer War.
19th centuryMedium and Materials
processed material, paper, cardboard.Place Made
h 280mm x l 180mm
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"Object Type
Thank you very much for your correction, we have now amended the record.
We have several other records relating to the Scout Movement, any extra information you could provide would be much appreciated.
We respectively suggest that this print has been incorrectly identified. The portrait is not of Robert Baden-Powell, but is of Sir George White, who during the Boer War was known for his defence of Ladysmith. We have a rather poor condition contempory publication where Baden-Powell and White are pictured which we can scan and send you if you wish.
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