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Christo Botha

1916 - 2005

Christo Botha in April 2004

Photographer and author of photographic books
Head of the English Department, Paarl Teacher's College until 1977

Christo Botha was born on 11 December 1916 in Caledon. He studied Afrikaans, English and History at the universities of Stellenbosch (BA 1940) and Cape Town (MA 1944).
He retired as head of the English Department, Paarl Teacher's College in 1977.
He was married to Hettie Botha and they had two sons, Dawid and Willem.
Christo passed away on 21 January 2005.

Books:

Christo Botha in April 2004
Christo Botha in April 2004
Koos en sy kamera, 1949
Die Fotokuns, Nasionale Boekhandel, 1958
Discovery - a Stimulus towards communication, 1973
Droom van die Weskus, Human and Rousseau, 1976
Ontdek Historiese Stellenbosch (co-author: Hans Fransen), HAUM, 1979


First photo from the book, Discover historic Stellenbosch, found at www.missmoss.co.za  First photo of the author: Anne Fischer

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