I'd like to ask the forum for some help in identifying something which I was shown last night, please.
It is a map of The Transvaal and Orange Free State on what looks like a tea towel, but doesn't seem to be. It's made of a thin kind of linen, which makes me think of a tea towel, but it's too thin for that; it looks more like a souvenir rather than something that was meant to be used.
As well as the map, there are two well known historical figures shown. At the top left hand side, there is a drawing of Paul Kruger, the President of the South African Republic (The Transvaal) between 1883 and 1900, and at the top right side, a drawing of Joseph Chamberlain, Colonial Secretary between 1895 and 1903.
I only had a short time to look at it as the person who showed it to me had to take it away to give it back to the owner today. For that reason (and also because I didn't have a camera!), I can't post an image of it. None of the people who looked at it last night (or the owner!) know what this actually is, and I'd like to know whether anyone on the Forum can help with identifying it, please.
Thank you; if you have any questions, please let me know.