Cape Town ST JOHNS CHURCH Long Street 1906 Old Postcard for Sale
South Africa Vintage Old Picture Post Card, Capetown, Cape Town. Street Scene, Long Street, St. John's Church. H. Pat Build. TUCHTEN & CO. Merchants & Importers. No. 9. Entrance Gate. Postally Used with Great Britain King Edward 7th 1/2d stamp.
Slave Lodge-Old Supreme Court c1925
The slave lodge looked nothing like the building we see today - it is a bit misleading in that regard. The building fabric dates from slave times but in 1815 the architect Thibault totally refaced it to suit a new purpose - the Cape's Supreme Court. This is the Adderley Street facade in the early 1920s. The building stuck out into Adderley Street at that time. In 1926 a 13m strip at the front was demolished to widen Adderley Street, and a faithful replica of the facade was reinstated by the…