Ribbon, commemoration ribbons for the South African War

McKee Print
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Brief Description
Commemoration Ribbons.
Six items. South African War.
The ribbons include:

1) Hail to the expansion of the Empire of right. Shows the Union Jack with a picture imposed. At bottom are the words: There is nothing that God has judged good for us that he has not given us the means to accomplish - Burke.

2) Titled:
Relief of Mafeking.
Shows a picture of a soldier / scout - Baden Powell. Then goes on to describe notable events:
Relief of Kimberley - February 15, Cronje captured - February 27, Relief of Ladysmith - February 28.

3) Titled:
Good luck to our contingent's colours. Shows the New Zealand flag. New Zealand - October 1900.

4) Copyrighted. Titled: For Queen and country. Picture of the New Zealand flag in the shape of a shield, with Queen Victoria's picture. At the bottom: New Zealand second contingent, January 1900.

5) Titled:
Success to our contingent. New Zealand, October 1899.
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Media/Materials description
Silk ribbons - printed with coloured ink

Height x Width: 130 x 60mm
Height x Width: 150 x 45mm
Height x Width: 100 x 50mm
Height x Width: 120 x 40mm
Height x Width: 135 x 40mm
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gifted by Mrs M H Oxford
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m54/1, 42097


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