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Saturday 08 May 2021



Day 406 of Covid-19 lockdown
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1863 05 08 - TEN KROODEN, Christiaan Johannes Gerhardus (Senior)

1903 05 08 - LIPSHITZ, Lippy

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This page lists some of the things that have been happening on this website lately.

Shaun Gaylard set himself the task of drawing 365 buildings in the course of a year
we will be adding one of those drawings each day for the rest of 2021.

Click HERE to see all the drawings that have already been put up

The drawings will be published in a beautiful coffee table book. Watch this space.



Reserve Bank Head Office, Pretoria, Gauteng

Drawing 128 of 365 by Shaun Gaylard
Hollywood Court, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Drawing 127 of 365 by Shaun Gaylard
Hartebeestpoort Dam Triumphal Arch, Hartbeespoort district, North West

Photograph added
Gereformeerde Kerk - Third, Welkom, Free State

New entry with photograph
Bonza Bay Hotel, Bonza Bay, East London, Eastern Cape

New entry with postcard
Southern Sun Cape Sun Hotel, Cape Town, Western Cape

Drawing 126 of 365 by Shaun Gaylard
Wits Rural Facility, Hoedspruit district, Limpopo

New entry with notes and photographs - UIA winner of an Award of Excellence
Norwich Union Building - Kwantu Towers, Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape

New entry with notes and photographs
Far East Rand Hospital, Springs, Gauteng

Early photograph added
Netherlands Bank Building - Nedbank, Central, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Drawing 125 of 365 by Shaun Gaylard
Centre for Experiential Learning, Johannesburg, Gauteng

New entry with notes and photographs
Lighthouse, Cape St Blaize, Mossel Bay, Western Cape

Early photograph added
Roadbridge Bridge no. 789 over the Sterkstroom, Rustenburg district, North West

New entry with notes and photographs
Sea Point Civic Centre and Library, Cape Town, Western Cape

Drawing 124 of 365 by Shaun Gaylard
Hotel Edward, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Notes and photographs added
Brenthurst Place, Johannesburg, Gauteng

New entry with photographs
House Derick, Pretoria, Gauteng

New entry with photographs
88 on Field, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Drawing 123 of 365 by Shaun Gaylard
Catholic Church, Bethel, Lesotho

New entry with photographs
Granton Heights, Humewood, Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape

New entry with notes and photographs
SWALES, Christopher Brian Robert

New entry
SA Mutual Life Assurance Society Building - Mutual Heights, Cape Town, Western Cape

Drawing 122 of 365 by Shaun Gaylard
Groote Kerk, Cape Town, Western Cape

Drawing 121 of 365 by Shaun Gaylard
Huletts Sugar Harbour Warehouse, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Drawing 120 of 365 by Shaun Gaylard
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk, Mount Ayliff, Eastern Cape

New entry with notes and photographs
Royal Hotel, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Early postcard added
Municipal Library, East London, Eastern Cape

New entry with photographs
Park Station, Central Johannesburg, Gauteng

Drawing 119 of 365 by Shaun Gaylard
House Lionel Phillips: Villa Arcadia, Parktown, Johannesburg, Gauteng

Photographs of gardens added
John Bailie Memorial, Signal Hill, East London, Eastern Cape

Newspaper article added
Balmoral Hotel, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Early postcards added
Old Mutual Centre, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Drawing 118 of 365 by Shaun Gaylard
Anglo-African House, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Early postcard added
Mentone Court, Killarney, Johannesburg, Gauteng

Photograph of blue plaque added
Cave House, Masitise, Lesotho

New entry with notes and photographs