Pretoria Club, also called Second (2nd) Pretoria Club
CAMPBELL and EMLEY: Architect
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(FRIBA nom papers 1904)
THE PRETORIA CLUB. Pretoria, the Metropolis of the South African Republic, has been characterised as an exceedingly dull town, there being a notable absence of that life and bustle observable in Johannesburg. The Boer Government having in its employment a large number of Europeans, and a High Court being held in the city, rendered the erection of a club for the use of its citizens imperative; the above picture represents the building, which is one of the best in South Africa.
[Anon, c. 1899. Picturesque South Africa - An album of Photographic Views. Cape Town: Dennis Edwards & Co. p 145.]
Also called the 2nd Pretoria Club (Allen 1971:120; Dunston 1975:44)
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.
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