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Wednesday 26 June 2019

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1846 06 26 - MIDDELBERG, Gerrit Adriaan Arnold

1932 06 26 - COOMBE-DAVIS, Geoffrey



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Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada 1800-1950

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Dictionary of Scottish architects 1660-1980

Grace’s Guide to British industrial history

S2A3 Biographical Database of Southern African Science

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Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Mthatha, Eastern Cape

Early postcard added
Anglo-Zulu War Memorial, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal

Early postcard added

Copy of signature added
Lighthouse, Mouille Point, Cape Town, Western Cape

Photographs added
Municipal Power Station, Makhanda (Grahamstown), Eastern Cape

New entry with photograph
Road Bridge over the Orange River, Aliwal North, Eastern Cape

Early photograph added
Dick King Memorial, Mancam, Mqanduli district, Eastern Cape

Photograph added
War Memorial, East London, Eastern Cape

Early photograph added
Rail Bridge over the Buffalo River, King William's Town, Eastern Cape

Early photograph added
Frere Bridge - Orange River, Aliwal North, Eastern Cape

Notes, early photograph and engraving added
Victoria Bridge - Kat River, Fort Beaufort, Eastern Cape

Notes and early photograph added
National Library of South Africa, Cape Town Campus, Cape Town, Western Cape

Photograph added
PEARCE, Henley Dawson

Entry in a Commercial directory of 1923 added
Rhenish Parsonage, Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Pencil sketch by Thomas Bowler added
Faure Pier, Robben Island, Western Cape

New entry with photographs
Road Bridge over the Great Kei River, Komgha district, Eastern Cape

Early photograph added