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Boer War Transvaal Contingent (1899)

Using a hand-cranked Lumiere Cinematographe, photographer Frederick Charles Wills captured the Queensland contingents departing for the Boer War.

Length: 40 seconds

Alternative title: Boer War: Transvaal Contingent, Queen Street, Brisbane, 1899

Original aspect ratio: 1.33:1 (Academy full frame)

Featured in the Lumière collection


National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 43750

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