- History and Photographs of the Boer War

Tiny Boers versus British Giant The Boer War Depicted as a Scene From Gulliver's Travels

Boers Depicted as Lilliputians Fighting a Giant British Bullliver

Like many contemporary cartoons and posters, the plucky Boers were depicted as the underdogs taking on the overwhelming might of the British Empire, the undisputed superpower of the era. Here the cartoon depicts them as the diminutive Lilliputians from Gulliver's Travels. As in the classic book, they have subdued and tied up the giant Gulliver.