Cape Town of Years Ago

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Cape Town history - view from Blouberg Strand 1955 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
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Cape Town from Blouberg Strand

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Greenmarket Square, Cape Town, 1962
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Greenmarket Square,1962.

Experimental garden on Greenmarket Square.

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Long Street, Cape Town, South Africa, 1977
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Long Street, Cape Town, South Africa, 1977

Vintage Historical Cape Town photos - old pictures of Cape Town
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Vintage Historical Cape Town photos - old pictures of Cape Town

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Orange Street, 1870
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Cape Town. History in Photos

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vintage everyday: The Spirit of District Six: 32 Interesting Black and White Photographs Capture Everyday Life of Cape Town, South Africa in 1970
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The Spirit of District Six: 32 Interesting Black and White Photographs Capture Everyday Life of Cape Town, South Africa in 1970

Now in his 70s, the South African photographer Cloete Breytenbach began working as a journalist on an Afrikaans-language newspaper in Cape Town in 1951 and went on to an international career. But Cape Town remained his home base, and “District Six,” his moving series of photographs at White Box, is set there. District Six was the name of an area that was Dutch colonial farmland in the 18th century and by the 20th had become a lively part of Cape Town. Its population was racially and…

Cape Town : Waterfront

Some fabulous images of old Cape Town

Cape Town : Waterfront Rights to this picture are owned by the Western Cape Provincial Archives Cape Town: Adderley Street Rights to this picture are owned by the Western Cape Provincial Archives Flower Sellers in Adderley Street Rights to this picture are owned by the Western Cape Provincial Archives. These photos are hanging in my place of work. During meetings, especially the dull ones in one particular boardroom, I find myself staring at them, trying to imagine myself back into that…

Stuttafords for tea 1963
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"Meet you at Stuttafords for tea" 1963.

Photo: Hubert J. M. Dewas via Andre Dewas.

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old brewery in Cape Town

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Caledon St. District 6.

Cloete Breytenbach. The Spirit of District Six. Cape Town, South Africa. 1970.

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Cape Town Foreshore (1948): The foreshore is a large area of reclaimed land from Table Bay, and today includes the Cape Town Railway Station and Civic Centre. Even the Cape Town International Convention Centre was once part of the bay.
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Picture Story: Cape Town as it was - a trip down memory lane

Take a nostalgic trip down Cape Town's memory lane through these classic photos of an ever-changing city

The Hurling Swaai Water Pump in Prince Street, Oranjezicht | Photographed in 1875
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The Hurling Swaai Water Pump in Prince Street, Oranjezicht

Photographed in 1875

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