Dr Frans Petrus Bester (1875-1956), Paarl’s district surgeon, next to his Swift motorcar during the snowfall (Gribble Collection, Drakenstein Heemkring, Paarl).
Paarl's first motor dealerships
Royal Hotel. h/v Hoofstraat en Zion.
Paarl Wine and Brandy Co. 1856
Hoofstraat Press gebou
Meulstraat meul in die 1900. selfde gebou is nou die meulstraat teater.
Dwars in die weg. Paarl bank of Africa
332 Hoofstraat. h/v Faure straat
Paarl Dutch Reform 1845
Paarl WP Bank. 1900
Hoofstraat Patriot gebou
On 28 October 1971 the Afrikaanse Taalmonumentkomitee bought the historic house which Gideon Malherbe, affluent Paarl farmer and businessman built for himself c.1860, at public auction for R30,000.
Afrikaans Language Monument, Paarl
Painting by Venezuelan Arturo Michelena, c. 1891, depicting a backstage area at the circus
Huguenot Tunnel, near Paarl I tried holding my breath like you do here in the US. Couldn't do it. Too long! What a feat of engineering! JB
Strooidak Church 1805