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Could it be one of the early motor cars disappearing in a cloud of dust in the distance? Cape Town South Africa, Antique Maps, Vintage Photographs, Homeland, Maine, Scenery, The Past, Country Roads, History

Main road,Wynberg, c1903.

Could it be one of the early motor cars disappearing in a cloud of dust in the distance?

The South African Orphan House in Long Street towards the end of the century Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Cape Colony, South African Artists, Most Beautiful Cities, Historical Pictures, African History, Cape Town

The South African Orphan House in Long Street towards the end of the 19th century

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The Vineyard Paddock, Newlands - 1904 Nordic Walking, Most Beautiful Cities, Cape Town, Old Photos, South Africa, Past, Street View, Explore, History

The Vineyard Paddock, Newlands

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Historical photos of motorways and roads in your country - Page 32 - SkyscraperCity Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, Places Of Interest, Old Buildings, Pictures Of You, Historical Photos, Old Photos, History, Country

Opening of Settlers Way 1961.

Last minute tidying up of the new road prior to it's opening on 8 December 1961. Photo; Jacques Verhave.

The Vineyard Hotel, Newlands, Guildford, Surrey. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Old Postcards, African History, Surrey, Cape Town, Worlds Largest, South Africa

The Vineyard Hotel, Newlands

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Fishermen's houses in the 'Dry Dock' area of District Six ( before destruction ) -  AMO - Preview Cities In Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, Historical Pictures, Afrikaans, Destruction, Cape Town, Farms, Vintage Photos, South Africa

Dry Dock

Black and white photograph of fishermen's houses in the 'Dry Dock' area of District Six before destruction

Fernwood, Newlands - c1898 Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Table Mountain, National Archives, Us Images, Cape Town, South Africa, Mount Rushmore, Past

Fernwood, Newlands, Cape Town

Amongst the many suburban residences that of Fernwood is one of the most celebrated. It is the property of Mr. C. D. Rudd, the partner of Mr. Rhodes, and, like the latter gentleman has done with Groote Schuur, its owner has spent a considerable mount of money in improving what was of the old Colonial homesteads. A grand view of Table Mountain can be obtained from this locatity.

Saasveld House in Kloof Street. Stands in Franschhoek today. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Cities In Africa, Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, Places To Visit, Tours, City

Old Cape buildings - Tours du Cap

As we walk through our city and surrounds it's all too easy to forget the history of old Cape buildings, many still standing and well preserved.

Fotos uit die verlede: Koffie Straat in die Maleise gebied in Kaapstad, rondom Cape Town South Africa, Slums, Most Beautiful Cities, My Land, Historical Pictures, African History, Afrikaans, Van, Vintage

mineral revolution – Tangerine and Cinnamon

Posts about mineral revolution written by sharedpast

The Fountain Rondebosch by TD Ravenscroft University Of The Witwatersrand, Cape Colony, Port Elizabeth, Table Mountain, Most Beautiful Cities, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Cape Town, Old Town

TD Ravenscroft and his photography

Following my earlier post on T D Ravenscroft (click here to view), I have delved a little further into a couple of online archives and printed bibliographic records.There is a most comprehensive entry for T D Ravenscroft in Vol 3, page 702 of the Dictionary of South African Bibliography (HSRC, 1977). This entry, by M Bull records Ravenscrofts’s dates precisely as 1/5/1851 to

View of Nieuw Amsterdam Novum Amsterodamum In the centre of the picture a man is depicted hanging by his middle. This activity is comparable to the punishment meted out to runaway or recalcitrant slaves in South America (Surinam). Manhattan New York, Lower Manhattan, Oranjestad, Surakarta, Engraving Illustration, New Amsterdam, Cirebon, Maputo, Library Locations

View of New Amsterdam

View of Nieuw Amsterdam Novum Amsterodamum In the centre of the picture a man is depicted hanging by his middle. This activity is comparable to the punishment meted out to runaway or recalcitrant slaves in South America (Surinam). The