oa South African Journal of Cultural History - Avelino Belo (1872-1927), Portugese keramiekkunstenaar en bewonderaar van die Boere

Volume 6, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1018-0745



During the Anglo-Boer War some 1 100 Boers crossed the Mozambican border and were interned and transferred to Portugal by the Portuguese. It was in Caldas da Rainha that a particular friendship developed between the internees and a gifted young ceramic artist, Belo. This inspired him to create an exceptional commemorative jug and terra-cotta medals in their honour.

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