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Pieter Voltelyn Graham van der Byl was the youngest of the four children of the wealthy farmer Pieter Voltelyn van der Byl, and his wife,... read more
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Nicolaas Petrus van Wyk Louw was born on 11 June 1906 in Sutherland, where his father practised as an attorney. He started school there, b... read more
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All the farmers at the Cape were obliged to sell their fresh produce to the VOC, who would provide passing trade ships with enough fresh foo... read more
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Maurice van Essche came to Africa as part of a Belgian government-sponsored painting expedition to the Congo in 1939. With the occupation... read more

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