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AURET, Abraham

Born: fl. 1815
Died: 1865


Was a pupil of THIBAULT and ANREITH in their short time as pioneer teachers at the Technical Institute founded by the Lodge de Goede Hoop in 1815. Auret became a drawing master in Cape Town from 1825 to 1827 before becoming a draughtsman in the Surveyor-General's office where he was employed from 1829 until about 1845.

(CAD MOOC 6/9/111; LEWCOCK, 1963: 335, 443)

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.

Books citing AURET

Lewcock, Ronald. 1963. Early Nineteenth Century Architecture in South Africa : a study of the interaction of two cultures, 1795-1837. Cape Town: AA Balkema. pp 355, 443