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Wheeler & Wilson Revised Version

Our Scheme to Hem Him In

Issue 106
March 2012

Wheeler & Wilson Advertisement in support of the British War in Africa

A Wheeler & Wilson advertisement of c1899 in support of the British war in South Africa. Looking through the window are Lord Salisbury (British Prime Minister)(left) and Austen Chamberlain (right). Operating the treadle is Lord Roberts (British C-in-C) sewing up Paul Kruger (the Boer Leader) into the Union Flag. Queen Victoria looks on from the picture. (MG)