The battle of the Gwanga, Cape of Good Hope, June 8th 1846
Martens, Henry, fl. 1828-1854, d.1860
Format Extent49 x 62 cm
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Depicting a battle in the background with wounded soldiers being tended in the foreground. Associated with the seventh of the nine Cape Frontier Wars (1846-1847), known as the 'war of the axe'. Like the six previous wars, it was between the Xhosa people and European settlers.
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