Galleries: Boer War Miscellaneous Above: Examples of the three different types of boxes of chocolates sent to British troops by Queen Victoria during the War, at Christmas. Pipes and a walking cane from the Boer War (note carvings on bowls and stem of pipes). elegram from Ladysmith. Reads, “Ladysmith safe yesterday Enemy repulsed losses terrific Leader”. Telegram from Spion Kop. Reads, “Warren captured Spion Kop surprise little fighting Leader”. Little did they know. Contemporary souvenir flag celebrating Lord Roberts’ capture of Pretoria. Lee-Metford souvenir handkerchief produced during the War. Souvenir handkerchief with map of the theatre of war and images of British generals. Souvenir handkerchief featuring Kipling’s enormously popular poem, “The Absent-Minded Beggar”. Contemporary painting of the Siege of Ladysmith. Contemporary painting of the defence of Mafeking. £1 Mafeking banknote, issued during the siege. Boer I.D. card (issued by Red Cross Society, Pretoria). A battle scene carved on an animal horn by a Boer P.O.W. Advertisement for Lemco featuring Lord Roberts. Keen’s Mustard advertisement from the War.