Associated Research

Associated research at Groot Constantia Manor House falls under Social History Research.

Research in the Social History Collections Department aims to interpret the history of South Africa through extending knowledge of the relationship between material culture and social life. Research findings will be made accessible to diverse audiences through publications, educational materials, and public programmes.

Research related to this museum

Colonial archaeology

Jaco Boshoff a Maritime Archaeologist with an abiding interest in shipwreck remains, especially structural components of ships from the 18th Century. He is currently busy with research into the wrecking of the Dutch slaver Meermin that wrecked on the Cape South coast in 1766 after a slave rebellion.

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