Old Johannesburg

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Jacaranda Trees by AlfroShams Digital Photos, via Flickr Dr Seuss invented this tree.

Jacaranda Trees, Pretoria

Jacaranda tree are in full bloom in Pretoria South Africa during spring from about September to late November turning the city into a purple paradise.

South African Airways Boeing 707. In 1972 I flew Johannesburg to Sydney Australia, stopping to refuel etc at Mauritius and Perth Australia. It was an uneventful flight and very good service by the cabin crew.

South African Airways Boeing 707. In 1972 I flew Johannesburg to Sydney Australia, stopping to refuel etc at Mauritius and Perth Australia. It was an uneventful flight and very good service by the cabin crew.

A MEMORY OF DAWSON’S HOTEL, JOHANNESBURG (1963)

Dawson’s Hotel in Johannesburg was once an establishment of importance in the life of the city and remains one filled with wonderful memories for me. In its heyday, it was one of the city’s best ho…

Any photos from 1960-1990?

If it is closer, then off course. I know I would. It must have been wonderful to be part of the 20% of the population that was allowed to be in the CBD...

Hillbrow Tower

Hillbrow’s revolving restaurant and disco

Some housekeeping: Please follow me on Instagram at @johannesburg1912 where I post interesting Johannesburg related stuff on weekends (mainly). Follow this blog via e-mail HERE. Scroll down on the …

Johannesburg Map, South Africa Artwork, Vintage City Map, City of Johannesburg, Travel Wall Art, 1960s Vintage Book Page, World Travel Decor by HildaLea on Etsy

Items similar to Johannesburg Map / South Africa Map Art / City Map Wall Art / Vintage Travel Map Decor / Old Book Page Africa Decor on Etsy

Vintage city map of Johannesburg book page -- this is not a scan or copy. It is a Johannesburg map from a 1960s paperback book that features a fun old map illustration of the largest city in South Africa. The vintage book is dated 1965, and the dimensions of the page are 5.5 X 8.25 inches. The city's prominent streets, landmarks, and notable places are depicted in beautiful black white and either light red or tan and is perfect for framing or using in a scrapbook! This is in very good…

The Colosseum - From a Cinema Fantasy of the Thirties to Modern apartment living in Johannesburg.

Who remembers the Colosseum in Johannesburg? This theatre belonged to the collection of theatres built for pleasure and entertainment when one went to the movies in style and cinemas attracted audiences of thousands watching a single block buster grand epic. With its orchestra pit the Colosseum was versatile; it was a large venue for movies, concerts, and stage shows. It

Colosseum Interior - Cumming George

The Colosseum - From a Cinema Fantasy of the Thirties to Modern apartment living in Johannesburg.

Who remembers the Colosseum in Johannesburg? This theatre belonged to the collection of theatres built for pleasure and entertainment when one went to the movies in style and cinemas attracted audiences of thousands watching a single block buster grand epic. With its orchestra pit the Colosseum was versatile; it was a large venue for movies, concerts, and stage shows. It