15 July 2011

Piccadilly Dutchman: PK van der Byl

Pieter Kenyon Fleming-Voltelyn van der Byl (1923-1999)
a.k.a. 'Tripod'

5 comments:

Stockton Andrews II said...

I imagine the "tripod" was so named owing to his fondness for "bird" photography...and nothing more...

John Groves said...

Why does one of the most unpleasant human beings South africa ever produced deserve a picture?

Laguna Beach Fogey said...

SAII ~ Of course. ;)

JG ~ It is merely your impression he was 'unpleasant'. Perhaps you were a target of a barbed remark...?

Ivy Style said...

Never met the fellow, but he looks a frightful chap.

JG said...

I realised that he was truly barking mad when I heard him give a speech advocating a scorched earth policy in the event of a Rhodesian defeat in the terrorist war