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Papenboom
Newlands, Cape Town, Western Cape

Louis Michel THIBAULT: Architect

Date:pre1786
Client:M van Reenen
Type:Homestead
Status:Destroyed

De Papenboom, Dirk van Reenen se woning in Nuweland gegrond op Petit Trianon by Versailles, was een van Thibault se eerste ontwerpe aan die Kaap. Dit het in die 1830's afgebrand.

(Morné van Rooyen)

De Papenboom, Dirk van Reenen's home in Newlands based on Petit Trianon at Versailles, was one of Thibault's first designs at the Cape. It burnt down in the 1830's.


Writings about this entry

Fransen, Hans & Cook, Mary Alexander. 1965. The old houses of the Cape : a survey of the existing buildings in the traditional style of architecture of the Dutch-settled regions of the Cape of Good Hope. Cape Town: AA Balkema. pg 788
Law, Beatrice. 2007. Papenbooom. Cradle of the brewing industry. Cape Town: Private. pg All
Lewcock, Ronald. 1963. Early Nineteenth Century Architecture in South Africa : a study of the interaction of two cultures, 1795-1837. Cape Town: AA Balkema. pg 28-29
Luckhoff, Carl August in collaboration with Gohl, Colin and Versveld, Martin. 1951. Table Mountain : our national heritage after three hundred years. Cape Town: AA Balkema . pg 23
Thompson, George & Pringle, Thomas. 1827. Travels and adventures in Southern Africa. London: Henry Colburn. pg
Warner, Brian. 2006. Cape landscapes : Sir John Herschel's sketches 1834-1838. Cape Town: University of Cape Town Press. pg 85, 89