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A member of the Orange Free State Volksraad and Boer general, Cronje was the son of Johannes Daniel Cronje and his wife,... read more
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The GWU strike was a failure, and workers were forced to return to work. The Union however grew stronger over the years. M... read more
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Cole was a portraitist who, apart from work in England, sought commissions in colonial corridors of power, from SA to India and Australasia.... read more
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He was a primer mover in the building the new VM in 2001 in Eshowe. He is represented in public and private collections in... read more
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Chikerema was born on 2 April 1925 at Kutama Mission in Zvimba, in present day Mashonaland West in Zimbabwe. Robert Mugabe, who was his ne... read more
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Born 1874, Leipzig, Germany; died Stellenbosch, Cape, 1959 Canitz studied for a diploma in painting at the Saxon Academy in Dresden. In 1909... read more
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Sir George Cathcart was Governor and Commander-in-Chief at the Cape from 1852. A man of wide military experience who ha... read more
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Born Nottingham, England, 1889; died Kalk Bay, Cape, 1980 . Butler\'s love of art was sparked by a childhood visit to a museum in Nottingham... read more
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Henry Burton was born in Cape Town. His father, Francis Burton, was a magistrate and nephew of a Supreme Court Judge.
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Born East London, Eastern Cape, 1881; died Cape Town, 1953.
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This advice was taken up, and the work is today in the SANG Permanent Collection. The circumstances of its inclusion on the exhibition are u... read more

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