Auction Date: 2/07/2020 at 10am
The Absent Minded Beggar Boer War Souvenir Charity Item 1899 - Entitled “The Absent Minded Beggar by Rudyard Kipling”. With centre illustration of “A gentleman in kharki” words of the song and poem. On reverse portrait of Rudyard Kipling. Has text stating “The whole proceeds from the sale of this poem will be devoted by the Daily Mail in the name of Rudyard Kipling to the benefit of the wives and children of the reservists”. Who were fighting in South Africa. Large printing in green and brown in three folds. Folds out to size 23” x 12”.