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PINKER, John

Born: fl. 1928
Died: 1948

Architectural Carver


A stone carver, modeller and member of the Institute of South African Architects, Pinker seems to have worked as an architectural carver and was employed on decorative work for several Public Works Department buildings in the 1930s. By 1928 he lived at Highlands in the Transvaal and by 1935-6 was living in Durban. He retired in 1945. He was responsible for the carving on the Colonial Mutual Life Building (architects HENNESSY & HENNESSY) in Durban about 1933.

ISAA 1928. (ISAA mem list; SAAR May 1948, death notice; SAB & ATM 1937)

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

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Colonial Mutual Life Building: 1933. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal - Artist