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Art Gallery - Drill Hall
Kimberley, Northern Cape

Date:1892
Client:South African International Exhibition
Type:Drill Hall
Style:Industrial Archaeology : Military structure
Status:Extant

This building was constructed as the Art Gallery for the South African International Exhibition of 1892. The building after 1899 served as the Headquarters of the Kimberley Regiment formed in that year from the Diamond Fields Horse and Kimberley Rifles with the outbreak of the South African (Anglo-Boer) War. It has been occupied by the military ever since.


Books that reference Art Gallery - Drill Hall

Alberts, Paul. 1992. South African military buildings photographed : an historical heritage. Cape Town: The Gallery Press. pg 50, 51 ill