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Ditsong National Museum of Natural History
Tshwane (Pretoria), Gauteng

Piercy James (Patrick) EAGLE: Design Architect
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT of the TRANSVAAL COLONY: Architect
HOLM JORDAAN HOLM: Architect additions c1997

Date:1910 : c1997
Type:Museum
Status:Extant
Street:Paul Kruger Street

 


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Coordinates:
25°45'10.64" S 28°11'20.82" E

Was the Transvaal Museum designed by EAGLE under George Henry FOWKE for the Transvaal Colony PWD.

(FRIBA nom papers 1925)

Additions were done c1997 by Holm Jordaan Holm. New wings were added at either end of the building, north and south, and a conservancy on the eastern side.

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


Writings about this entry

Gaylard, Shaun & McDougall, Brett . 2022. RSA 365 : 365 Drawings of South African Architecture. Johannesburg: Blank Ink Design. pg 116 ill
Greig, Doreen. 1971. A Guide to Architecture in South Africa. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. pg 197-198
Johnson Barker, Brian, Maclay, George & Steyn, Alfie (Eds). 1987. Off the Beaten Track : Selected Day Drives in Southern Africa. Cape Town: AA The Motorist Publications (Pty). pg 76 ill
Swart, Johan & Proust, Alain . 2019. Hidden Pretoria. Cape Town: Struik Lifestyle. pg 112-119