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Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Early Durban: a home of the 1850 settler period
Settler home in early Durban ca 1850s,
showing wattle and daub construction with thatch roof. There would have been no glass for windows - just a canvas flap. Floors would be baked mud or cow dung, dried and polished to a glossy shine.
wattle and daub settler dwelling
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