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Johannesburg

Collection by Is'haaq Suliman • Last updated 7 days ago

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Robinson Bank, owned by magnate J B Robinson, was closed for a few weeks in early 1900 because of his openly British stance as well as statements he had made (With acknowledgement to Friedel Hansen) Old Pictures, Old Photos, Canadian Soldiers, Historical Pictures, African History, Big Ben, Landscape Photography, South Africa, Fotografia

Robinson Bank, Simmonds Street, Johannesburg

Postcard View Amongst the leading institutions of the town, founded by Mr. J. B. Robinson, one of the pioneers of the Rand. It is a handsome block, situated in Market Square at the corner of Simmonds Street.

Pritchard Street thrives once again! Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg City, Art Deco, Kruger National Park, Historical Pictures, African History, City Buildings, East Africa, Architecture

Pritchard Street thrives once again!

Pritchard Street is one of Johannesburg’s iconic streets. For many decades, the most prestigious shops in the city craved a Pritchard Street address and shoppers came from all over South Africa to marvel at the latest goods and fashions from around the world. By the 1970s, the rise of suburban malls saw a major shift in shopping patterns with upmarket customers abandoning the

This section of Rissik Street, one of the main arteries of the town, is now adorned by the handsome building erected by the National Mutual Life Association of Australasia. Johannesburg City, Water Sources, Car In The World, Historical Pictures, African History, Back In The Day, Vintage Photos, Landscape Photography, South Africa

Rissik Street, Johannesburg

This section of Rissik Street, one of the main arteries of the town, is now adorned by the handsome building erected by the National Mutual Life Association of Australasia.

This house is located at the bottom of the Hillbrow Health Precinct and can be seen easily from Smit Street. To say it is on its last legs is an understatement. Please use this thread to add background and updates. Johannesburg City, African House, Haunted Places, Haunted Houses, African History, The Good Old Days, Live, Time Travel, Prague

The Hospital Superintendent's House Hillbrow Johannesburg

This house is located at the bottom of the Hillbrow Health Precinct and can be seen easily from Smit Street. To say it is on its last legs is an understatement. Please use this thread to add background and updates.

The Johannesburg government buildings around 1900 (With acknowledgement to Friedel Hansen) Johannesburg City, A Moment In Time, Cairo Egypt, African History, Capital City, Back In The Day, Landscape Photography, South Africa

This is what Joburg looked like in 1900

Amazing images of Johannesburg from late 19th century and early 20th century have surfaced online – this is how the city looked in its early life.

A collection of old postcards of Johannesburg, South Africa. Johannesburg City, Historical Pictures, African History, Vintage Postcards, Old Photos, South Africa, The Past, Childhood Memories

Postcards of the Past - Vintage Postcards of Johannesburg, South Africa

A collection of old postcards of Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Take a look inside Johannesburg's 1930's Park Station concourse [photos]

The 1930's Park Station concourse designed by architect Gordon Leith looks like it was built especially for the likes of Jay Gatsby. This is how it looks like today:

The first Rand Club house circa (With acknowledgement to Friedel Hansen) Johannesburg City, Victorian Photos, A Moment In Time, Historical Pictures, African History, Capital City, Cape Town, Old Photos

The Rand Club House, Johannesburg

Built in 1889, the Second Club House was situated where Commissioner street met a street running from Marshall’s township into Market Square, It was a two-storey structure accommodating a bar, billiard room, large dining room, four small rooms, a kitchen, scullery and various offices. The members took possession of the second Club House on February 1, 1890. The style of architecture was English colonial with wrought iron work on the balcony.

Mounts Bay Hotel Pritchard Street in 1909 Johannesburg City, Cairo Egypt, Historical Pictures, African History, Old Photos, Landscape Photography, South Africa, The Good Place

This is what Joburg looked like in 1900

Amazing images of Johannesburg from late 19th century and early 20th century have surfaced online – this is how the city looked in its early life.

An poster sized print, approx (other products available) - circa A view of the market square in Johannesburgh looking towards the diamond mines. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) - Image supplied by Fine Art Storehouse - Poster printed in Australia Fine Art Prints, Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Johannesburg City, Diamond Mines, Heritage Image, Photographic Prints, Poster Size Prints, Landscape Photography

Market Square, Johannesburg

This view depicts a busy scene. On sale days, part of the Square is devoted to the selling of all kinds of merchandise by public auction. In the background, the headgears of some of the mines can be seen. Market Square was a long, rectangular area, extending from Rissik Street to Sauer Street and bounded by President and Market Streets.

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Sanatorium Jeppestown postal cancellation Johannesburg 10.5.1920

The Wanderers, or more correctly, the Wanderers Cricket Club and Caledonian Sports Club, Johannesburg, around All kinds of sports were played there. This was the first Wanderers before it was later moved to Illovo (With acknowledgement to Friedel Hansen) Street 2015, Johannesburg City, Visit South Africa, Cairo Egypt, Sports Clubs, Historical Pictures, African History, Capital City, Cricket

The Wanderers Cricket Club and Caledonian Sports Club, Johannesburg

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Market Street, Johannesburg

Since the electric tramways started, the chief part of this street, to the south of Market Square, always presents a busy scene, especially at the luncheon hour, when a rush for the cars is made.