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Cape Town, Western Cape

Anthony (Antonie) Mauritz DE WITT: Architect

Style:Art Nouveau : Tectonic ZA Wilhelmiens
Street:34 Long St


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33°55'14.69" S 18°25'14.64" E Alt: 32m

(SAA&B Jun 1904:161 ill)

Possibly built in 1904 despite date on building. The architect was A De Witt. The front is steel framed, a pretty little survivor of the turn of century vogue for terracotta.

(Rennie 1978:52)

The building housed an art gallery for several years which had the name 34Long Art Gallery.

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

Fransen, Hans. 2004. The old buildings of the Cape. A survey of extant architecture from before c1910 in the area of Cape Town - Calvinia - Colesberg - Uitenhage. Johannesburg & Cape Town: Jonathan Ball Publishers. pg 41
Gaylard, Shaun & McDougall, Brett . 2022. RSA 365 : 365 Drawings of South African Architecture. Johannesburg: Blank Ink Design. pg 92 ill
Martin, Desmond. 2007. Walking Long Street. Cape Town: Struik. pg 56 ill, 57
Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1989. Historical Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: Struikhof Publishers. pg 25
Rennie, John for CPIA. 1978. The Buildings of Central Cape Town 1978. Volume Two : Catalogue. Cape Town: Cape Provincial Institute of Architects. pg 52 item 43.52