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Rhodes Memorial
Rondebosch, Cape Town, Western Cape

Sir Herbert BAKER: Architect

Date:1906
Type:Monument
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
33°57'08.52" S 18°27'32.48" E Alt: 166m

The statue of Cecil Rhodes was vandalised sometime between the 12th and 13th of July 2020, the head of the statue was removed using an angle-grinder.

See also:
news24 Cecil John Rhodes statue in Cape Town vandalised, head chopped off, article by Mpho Raborife, 14 July, 2020.
IOL Cecil John Rhodes statue at Rhodes Memorial beheaded, article by Theolin Tembo, 14 July, 2020.

These notes were last edited on 2020 07 17


Writings about this entry

Baker, Herbert. 1944. Architecture & personalities. London: Country Life. pg 39-41
Brooke Simons, Phillida, Proust, Alain & Martin, Leni. 1996. Groote Schuur : Great Granary to Stately Home. Cape Town: Fernwood Press. pg 29
Cole, DI. 2002. The building stones of Cape Town : a geological walking tour. Cape Town: Council for Geoscience. pg 14-16
Crump, Alan & Van Niekerk, Raymund. 1988. Public sculptures & reliefs Cape Town. Cape Town: Clifton Publications. pg 9 (ill.), 54-55 (ill.), 56, 57 (ill.)
Greig, Doreen. 1971. A Guide to Architecture in South Africa. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. pg 215
Greig, Doreen. 1970. Herbert Baker in South Africa. Cape Town: PURNELL. pg 111, 112 ill
Keath, Michael. 1992. Herbert Baker: Architecture and Idealism 1892 - 1913: The South African Years. Gibraltar: Ashanti Pub. Ltd.. pg 123, 125, 126-127 (ill.), 129-130, 131 (ill), 132, 134 (ill.), 137 (ill.), 143, 151, 163, 191
Shorten, John R. 1963. Cape Town : A record of the Mother City from the earliest days to the present. Cape Town: JR Shorten in association with Shorten and Smith Publications. pg 192 ill.
van Tonder, JJ. 1977. Fotobeeld van 300 Monumente, Standbeelde en Gedenktekens langs die pad van Suid-Afrika. Krugersdorp: JJ van Tonder. pg 39
Van Tonder, JJ. 1971. Sewentien perd- en ruitersmonumente in Suid-Afrika. Krugersdorp: Private. pg 55-60
Walker, Michael. 2012. Early architects of Cape Town and their buildings (1820 - 1926) with postcard illustrations, The. St James: Michael Walker. pg 102
Calitz, PMH Die Rhodes-gedenkteken teen die hang van Tafelberg: in Van Tonder, JJ. 1971. Sewentien perd- en ruitersmonumente in Suid-Afrika: pp 55-60