This special little double storey gallery owned by Elbe Coetzee, anthropologist and author of Craft Art in South Africa opened in 2008. Elbe is Read more [...]
The Cape Argus, established on 3 January 1857, was owned from 1863 to 1885 by Saul Solomon, a printer. Described as the “Cape Disraeli,” childhood rheumatic fever had left Solomon 4 feet tall with crippled legs. He was a brilliant scholar who became a prominent member of the Cape Parliament which he addressed standing on a box. It was said of him that he was “the smallest man amongst us in stature, but in mind, he is taller than any of us by a whole head”.