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Magistrate's Court - now the Fick Museum
Ficksburg, Free State

Johannes Egbertus VIXSEBOXSE: Architect
Dirk Egbert WENTINK: Architect

Date:1890s
Client:Ficksburg Local Authority
Type:Museum
Status:Extant

Ascribed to the architects who were in the OFS DPW at the time. Typical of the Free State sandstone tradition under corrugated iron, originally symmetrical with the central courtroom on a on a battered base defined by a heavy stringcourse line.

All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.


Writings about this entry

Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1989. Historical Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: Struikhof Publishers. pg 129
Roodt, Leon. 1987. The Architecture of the Orange Free State Republic 1854-1902. Bloemfontein: Unpublished Ph.D. pg 145
Schoeman, Karel. 1985. Boukunsskatte van die Vrystaat / Free State Heritage. Roodepoort: CUM Boeke vir Stigting NALM. pg 78-80