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The JHF has a library of outstanding virtual tours covering a wide range of fascinating topics, presented by various experts in their fields (see the full list below).

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Herbert Baker – Man of Kent to Architect of Empire

Name of Tour

Herbert Baker – Man of Kent to Architect of Empire

Type of Tour

Virtual Tour 

Date

Saturday 25th June 2022

Time and Duration

14h00 (2 Hours)

Cost

R60 for members, R100 for non-members

Max. People

80 People

Description

Camilla Baker repeats (with embellishments) her thoroughly enjoyable talk about her great-grandfather, Sir Herbert Baker.

 

Earlier this year, Camilla was in Johannesburg and entertained us as part of a special tour of Villa Arcadia. Unfortunately, numbers were limited at the time and we had so many requests that Camilla graciously agreed to repeat the talk virtually once she returned home to Owletts, the Baker family home in Kent.

 

In this unique presentation, Camilla includes family portraits and rare photographs of Owletts, the home in which Sir Herbert grew up and to which he returned after his time in South Africa. He died at Owletts in 1946. The talk will also include slides of many of his very fine buildings in South Africa, India and London.

 

Guides

Camilla Baker

Registered Tour Guide

N.A

Contact Number

060 813 3239

Meeting Place

In the comfort of your home

Special Notes

When you pay you get sent the zoom code