The Spirit of District Six: 32 Interesting Black and White Photographs Capture Everyday Life of Cape Town, South Africa in 1970
vintage everyday: The Spirit of District Six: 32 Interesting Black and White Photographs Capture Everyday Life of Cape Town, South Africa in 1970
Cape Town Pier
The construction of a pier at the bottom of Adderley Street was completed in 1913 . It contained an amphitheatre, restaurant, observation tower, bathing cubicles and a landing stage for sailing and rowing boats. (waterfront.co.za)
Cape Town's first traffic light.
The city's first three traffic lights were installed in January 1932.This one is in Darling street near the Castle. They were promptly named Robots. a uniquely South African term which has remained through the years.
Christmas lights 1966.
Photo; Thanks to Gertrude Panzenberger Smith for the use of this image. For more of her images see; www.facebook.com/gertrudepanzenberger.smith/photos_stream...
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