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Old Cape Town

Collection by Barbara Dupuy

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The lime kilns in Mowbray in with Table Mountain in the background Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Table Mountain, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, Countries Of The World, Cape Town, Historical Photos

Lime Kilns, Mowbray, Cape Town 1910 - courtesy www.roomsforafrica.com/art/cape_town_historical_photos

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… Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Cape Town Photography, African Street Style, University Of Cape Town, South Afrika, Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, African History

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 in 1905 Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Cape Town South Africa, Table Mountain, Historical Pictures, African History, Aerial View, Trip Advisor

Tamboerskloof 1905

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…

History: In 1652 the Dutch used Cape Town as a provision station as they sailed the continent tip. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Apartheid Museum, Cape Town South Africa, Out Of Africa, City Maps, Most Beautiful Cities, Woodstock, Vintage Photographs

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).