Ivan Mitford-Barberton, teacher of art at the Michaelis School of Art in Cape Town and sculptor of several monuments in South Africa, inter alia the controversial bronze statue of Gen. J.C. Smuts in Cape Town, is born in Somerset East, Eastern Cape. He died on 9 September 1976 in Hout Bay, Cape Town.
• Potgieter, D.J. et al. (eds)(1970). Standard Encyclopaedia of Southern Africa, Cape Town: NASOU, v. 9 p. 548; Rankin: Images of Wood, p. 130
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