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Title: South African War Memorial

Alternative Titles:

  • Boer War Memorial

Object Name: monument

Date: 1908

Accession Number: PAWM014
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • bronze
  • stone
Support
 
Technique
  • cast
Description

Polished red granite plinth with bronze panels of inscriptions on four sides. Plinth surmounted by bronze figure group of one injured and one fighting soldier. The injured man offers the one protecting him a cartridge as a gesture to continue the fight with no regard for his life.