Revised inventory of the William Fehr Collection at the Castle, Cape Town.
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Published by The Collection] in [Cape Town .
Written in English



  • South Africa,
  • Cape Town


  • William Fehr Collection -- Catalogs.,
  • Art -- Private collections -- South Africa -- Cape Town -- Catalogs.

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Edition Notes

Cover title: William Fehr Collection.

Other titlesWilliam Fehr Collection.
ContributionsFehr, William, 1892-1968.
LC ClassificationsN5290.S62 W558 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination64 leaves ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2671091M
LC Control Number85670255

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The William Fehr Collection is exhibited at the Castle of Good Hope and Rust en Vreugd, both historic buildings. The Castle, Cape Town's oldest building, houses the component of oil paintings, furniture and decorative arts. Rust en Vreugd, a very fine example of colonial eighteenth century urban architecture, houses the art on paper - prints, drawings and watercolours. Numerous examples of historical associations in Fehr’s Collection have been identified in my dissertation. Limited now by circumstances, I have selected a single picture to cite. It was Fehr’s favourite at the Castle and is a portrait of Cape Town in November of , by William Hodges. The private collection of Dr William Fehr was exhibited at the Castle at the tri-centenary celebrations of the arrival of Jan van Riebeeck in This valuable collection has special relevance to the Castle and was bought, on public demand, to be on permanent exhibition in the Castle. ( Years of the Castle at Cape Town, p. ). Media in category "William Fehr Collection" The following 47 files are in this category, out of 47 total. Castle of Good Hope 17th Century Room 4, × 3,; MBInstance of: art collection.

Explorers & Merchants (Last Page) Sources, Further Reading & Bibliography; The William Fehr Collection, Cape Town Castle The Cape Archives The SA Museum, Cape Town Publications Ross, R. A Concise History of South Africa chapter 1 (CUP, Cambridge, ) Thompson, L. A History of South Africa chapter 2 (Yale, New Haven, ) Bulpin, T. Museums. The Castle is home to three prestigious Cape Town museums. The Military Museum which is steeped in military history, the William Fehr Collection where you will find fine and interesting examples of paintings and decorative arts of special relevance to the Cape concerning the peoples and landscapes of early colonial South Africa and the permanent ceramic exhibition, FIRED, situated in. The oldest colonial building in South Africa, the Castle of Good Hope, is a pentagonal fortress built by Dutch colonialists in the 17th century. The well-known landmark is central to the history of Cape Town, having served as the seat of government and military operations for two centuries. A tour of the Castle’s two museums and expansive. TREASURES AT THE CASTLE OF GOOD HOPE. by Fehr, William.. Board of Trustees, Hardcover. Used; Good. No dust jacket. Fast Dispatch. Expedited UK Delivery Available. Excellent Customer Service. Bookbarn International Inventory #

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