Sir Herbert John Baker (09/06/1862 -04/02/1946).
South Africa's best-known architect, started his South African career in 1892 and thus provided the basis for a number of works and ongoing studies both in South Africa and abroad. His South African career spanned from pre-Anglo-Boer War days into the challenging years of post-war reorganisation and Union in 1910.
The Herbert Baker Collection of the Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria has, as provenance, the Geoffrey Pearse Papers (from the John Fassler Collection donated by Mira Fassler Kamstra), the John Cleland Papers (donated by Joanna Walker as material sourced for a prospective post graduate study not completed).
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