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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 the South African photographer Cloete Breytenbach began working as a journalist on an Afrikaans-language newspaper in Cape T.

Sea Point, Cape Town

Sea Point, Cape Town

Map of Cape Town 1891. | VIEW ORIGINAL.........for a fascinating look at what the city looked like 122 years ago. Virtually all the well known streets are there albeit, sparsely populated.. Today’s residential areas were mostly farms and small-holdings.. Unfortunately a small area on the right (Sea Point) has been damaged and the ‘repair job’ could have been better, but still gives a good indication of the lay of the land.

Map of Cape Town 1891. | VIEW ORIGINAL.........for a fascinating look at what the city looked like 122 years ago. Virtually all the well known streets are there albeit, sparsely populated.. Today’s residential areas were mostly farms and small-holdings.. Unfortunately a small area on the right (Sea Point) has been damaged and the ‘repair job’ could have been better, but still gives a good indication of the lay of the land.

Cape Town close up (circa 1938-ish) by mallix, via Flickr

History: In 1652 the Dutch used Cape Town as a provision station as they sailed the continent tip.

Tafelberg Road 1960 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Tafelberg Road 1960 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Anstey's (1956)

Anstey's (1956)

Sea Point Baths and Rail Line. 1923. The clock on the Pavilion was provided by E.Burmester, the Jeweller, Watchmaker and Optician of Adderley Street. His Will, dated 3 October 1914 stated: "In grateful remembrance of the very pleasant times I had at Sea Point, I determine that my heirs shall erect there on the beach, a fine clock tower to the value of two hundred to three hundred pounds sterling.

Sea Point Baths and Rail Line. 1923. The clock on the Pavilion was provided by E.Burmester, the Jeweller, Watchmaker and Optician of Adderley Street. His Will, dated 3 October 1914 stated: "In grateful remembrance of the very pleasant times I had at Sea Point, I determine that my heirs shall erect there on the beach, a fine clock tower to the value of two hundred to three hundred pounds sterling.

Circa 1922 Cape Town Map (¥154,695) ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring home, home decor, wall art, art, map wall art, restoration hardware, map home decor, restoration hardware wall art and black home decor

Circa 1922 Cape Town Map (¥154,695) ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring home, home decor, wall art, art, map wall art, restoration hardware, map home decor, restoration hardware wall art and black home decor

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