Cape Town like you’ve never seen it before: 1940 – 1980
Cape Town has been voted as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and these vintage photos show the city in a way you’ve never seen – or at the very least, don’t remember.
Tamboerskloof 1905. At the top is the chimney of Caporn's Brick works. The bricks that built Tamboerskloof were dug and baked here. This is the area above St Michael's Rd - see Etienne's 1966 aerial view: www.flickr.com/photos/8270787@N07/12239011544/ Below it to the left, the big, long building is St George's/All Saints children's home. Deprived boys and girls, "... chiefly taken from the gutters and the slums, from homes of sin and misery, and even from prison ...". Hilton T has an 1897…
Cape Town close up (circa 1938-ish)
Detail of an old photo of Cape Town. Will try and get a high-def scan of this pic (it's very large (a1+), and the owner might not trust me with it).