~ Soldier’s Boer War “Bring Back” Souvenir Shield NATAL 1900 ~
This is a mud shield which was given to soldiers for their efforts during the Boer War.
There are hay and wood stitching around edges of the shield, with embedded pattern line across the surface. On the reverse, you can find the shield handle.
Attached to the shield is the original sending letter (refer to pictures).
~ Dimensions ~
The shield is 35 inches (89cm) long and is 21 inches (53.3cm) at its widest point.
It weighs 1.88 Kg.
~ Condition ~
The shield is in good condition with signs of ageing but there are no cracks or dents.