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JW Jagger & Co Building and Warehouse
Cape Town, Western Cape

Anthony (Antonie) Mauritz DE WITT: Architect
Date:1892 : 1895
Street:St George nr Hout (NE side)

With this building DE WITT claims credit for introducing the American Steel Skeleton frame structure for buildings to the Cape, hence South Africa. Later additions and alterations to warehouse.

(Price Lewis list; SAAE&S Jnl Sep 1907:212)

These notes were last edited on 2020 06 05

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

Bakker, Karel A, Clarke, Nicholas J & Fisher, Roger C. 2014. Eclectic ZA Wilhelmiens : A shared Dutch built heritage in South Africa. Pretoria: Visual Books. pg 53
Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1977. Victorian Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: AA Balkema. pg 83
Radford, D. 1979. The architecture of the Western Cape, 1838 1901. A study of the impact of Victorian aesthetics and technology on South African architecture. Johannesburg: Unpublished Ph.D thesis. Dept of Arch. University of the Witwatersrand. pg 114
Walker, Michael. 2012. Early architects of Cape Town and their buildings (1820 - 1926) with postcard illustrations, The. St James: Michael Walker. pg 49-50