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SHARP, GL Thornton

Born: fl. 1898
Died: 1906


Was articled to Thomas Collcutt for four years from 1898 until about 1902 and studied at the Architectural Association, London. In 1899 he travelled in Germany and in 1900 spent a month sketching in Normandy. In 1902 he was living at Prospect House, Barnes Common, London and seems to have come to South Africa around 1904. In South Africa he was first employed as draughtsman in the PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, Pretoria from 1904 to 1906. Nothing more is known of him in South Africa after 1906.

ARIBA 1902. (ARIBA nom papers (1902); CSL Tvl 1905:99, 1906:106; RIBA Kal 1904/5)

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.