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House Parker - The Firs - Irma Stern Museum
Mowbray, Cape Town, Western Cape

John PARKER: Architect

Date:1898
Type:Homestead
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
-33.953206,18.46947
33°57'11.54" S 18°28'10.09" E Alt: 32m

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Parker's own house, The Firs, in Rosebank, where he lived from 1898 until 1921 became the home of the artist Irma Stern, and is currently administered by the University of Cape Town as the Irma Stern Museum.


Writings about this entry

Duncan, Paul & Proust, Alain. 2013. Hidden Cape Town. Cape Town: Random House Struik. pg 232-239
Keen, Adele. 1990. Under Devil's Peak : some old houses and the people who lived in them in Mowbray, Rosebank and Rondebosch (2nd enlarged issue). Cape Town: Private. pg 7-10
Parker, Howard. 2015. John Parker, 1866-1921 : architect and mayor of Cape Town. Wellington, New Zealand: Howard Parker. pg 22, 25