Camping at Lekkerdraai with uncle Sturt who later built the rondavels at Lekkerdraai as a winter retreat for the family. It was during this time that Bertha did many of her large and impressive african landscapes.
BRITISH ARMY NORTH AFRICA 1942 (E 22739) Newly-arrived Royal Armoured Corps troops working on a variety of tank types at a training camp near Abbasia in Egypt, 2 March 1943. In the foreground are a Valentine and Stuart tank, with Crusaders and more Valentines behind. On the right is a Covenanter tank, perhaps the only example of its kind to have arrived in North Africa.