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Saturday 19 September 2020

Day 177 of Covid-19 lockdown
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Birthdays today

1866 09 19 - REID, Walter

1902 09 19 - DUNCAN, Thomas Newhall

1934 09 19 - VAN JAARSVELD, Stephanus Rudolf (Fanie)

1938 09 19 - FLEMING, Michael Elliot Viney



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Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada 1800-1950

Biographical Index of Australian architects

Dictionary of Scottish architects 1660-1980

Grace’s Guide to British industrial history

S2A3 Biographical Database of Southern African Science

Western Australian architect biographies

Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Pacific Coast Architecture Database

IAWA Biographical Database

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Notes, photographs and drawing added

Caricature drawing by D C Boonzaier added
Post Office, Qumbu, Eastern Cape

Photograph of ceramic tile panel added
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Obituaries and documents added
Cadogan Mansions, Southernwood, East London, Eastern Cape

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CASSELS, Graeme Cooper (Peter)

Notes and photograph added
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Notes and early photograph added
FAGAN, Gabriël Theron (Gawie)

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Notes extended

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Restaurant at camp catches fire
Adelphi Kinema, Sea Point, Cape Town, Western Cape

Early photograph added
FAGAN, Gabriël Theron (Gawie)

Giant of South African architecture dies at 94
St Katherine's Church, Uitenhage, Eastern Cape

Postcard added
Presbyterian Church, Alice, Eastern Cape

New entry with photographs
Chimes Tavern - Transvaal Hotel, Benoni, Gauteng

Photograph, drawing and painting added
Hotel Cecil, Benoni, Gauteng

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MERRIFIELD, Eric Mowbray

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University of Stellenbosch, Harmonie Hostel, Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Photographs added
York Mansions, Quigney, East London, Eastern Cape

New entry with photographs
Butterworth Public School - Butterworth High School, Butterworth, Eastern Cape

Postcard added
Fisher’s Buildings, Makhanda, Eastern Cape

New entry with early photograph
Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Memorial, King William's Town, Eastern Cape

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