Libertas, since 1994 known as Mahlamba Ndlopfu, in 1934 by Gerard Moerdijk designed as official residence in Pretoria for the state of the Union of South Africa.

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Kloosterkoekie on September 27, 2010

Hi Hendrik

Unfortunately this is not Libertas, it is slightly further Eastward and is in Cape Dutch Architetural Style not Cape Colonial. This recidence, although used as an Official Recidence to many Ministers, is not the Building that you refer to.

Hendrik van den Berg on September 27, 2010

http://wiki.up.ac.za/index.php?title=ABLEWIKI:Mahlamba_Ndlopfu

The above link will take to the following data (GPS coordinates are identical):

Date of origin: 1936-1940

Previous names: Libertas

GPS coordinates: 25°44’14.73” S 28°13’35.53” E

Project architect/Designer: Gerard Moerdyk/Moerdijk

Current use: Official residence of the president of South Africa

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Photo taken in Rietfontein 321-Jr, Pretoria, South Africa

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  • Uploaded on March 21, 2010
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    by Hendrik van den Berg
    • Camera: Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
    • Taken on 2009/08/22 10:26:47
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