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General Post OfficeHenry [Harry] Sidon GREAVES: Design Architect
Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT of the CAPE COLONY: Architect
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33°57'45.95" S 25°37'26.98" E Alt: 10m
Designed in 1897 it was opened to the public on 25 June 1900 but was only fully completed in 1902.
Richardson (2001:38) ascribes the building to HS GREAVES but in the biography of AG HOWARD it states that he did the drawings, which in those days usually meant he designed them.
Writings about this entry
|Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1977. Victorian Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: AA Balkema. pg 189|
|Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1989. Historical Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: Struikhof Publishers. pg 104|
|Richardson, Deidré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pg 38|