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Ditsong National Museum of Natural History
Pretoria, Gauteng

Piercy James (Patrick) EAGLE: Design Architect
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT of the TRANSVAAL COLONY: Architect
HOLM JORDAAN HOLM: Architect additions c1997

Date:1910 : c1997
Type:Museum
Status:Extant
Street:Paul Kruger Street

 


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Coordinates:
25°45'10.64" S 28°11'20.82" E

Was the Transvaal Museum designed by EAGLE under George Henry FOWKE for the Transvaal Colony PWD.

(FRIBA nom papers 1925)

Additions were done c1997 by Holm Jordaan Holm. New wings were added at either end of the building, north and south, and a conservancy on the eastern side.

These notes were last edited on 2020 07 17

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

Greig, Doreen. 1971. A Guide to Architecture in South Africa. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. pg 197-198
Swart, Johan & Proust, Alain. 2019. Hidden Pretoria. Cape Town: Struik Lifestyle. pg 112-119