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
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
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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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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