Udo Richard Averweg has penned yet another interesting article on Durban’s history on the legacy of artist John Thomas Baines. He wrote:
The City of Durban has a historical calendar landscape brush-stroked with many anniversary dates. 8th May remains one in its artistic history. This day marks the anniversary date on which John Thomas Baines (1820-1875), a renowned English artist and intrepid explorer who travelled through southern Africa and Australia, died on Durban’s Berea.