General Louis Botha






GENERAL Louis BOTHA, (1862-1919)

"Loyalty", Toby Jug Ca. 1915. Limited Edition "150".

DIMENSIONS: 10" high x 5"wide

BACKSTAMP: Wilkinson Ltd., England, Ca. 1915. Signed by F. Carruthers Gould. Exclusive to Soane & Smith Ltd. 482 Oxford Street, London.

General Louis BOTHA was born near Greytown, Natal. A former Boer general who, accepting defeat in the Boer War, had risen in South Africa to office as Premier, (1910). After World War I broke out Botha suppressed a rebellion and then conquered German Southwest Africa.