William Humphreys: passionate art collector

The New Age | Rudzani Floyd Musekwa:


His name is permanently inscribed in an art gallery in the city centre of the diamond-rich Kimberley but William Benbow Humphreys was not just some art-loving fellow, he was a big part of the province as well as its capital city of Kimberley.


Peter Clarke – “You really must come sometime”

Before he founded the William Humphreys Art Gallery in the belly of Kimberley, Humphreys had been a city councillor as well as a member of Parliament. Humphreys wrote himself into the province’s history books when he became the second recipient of the Freedom of the City of Kimberley…


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