Johannesburg

Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa. It is the provincial capital of Gauteng, which is the wealthiest province in South Africa. The city is one of the 50 largest urban agglomerations in the world,and is also the world's largest city not situated on a river, lake, or coastline. The city was named and established in 1886 following the discovery of gold on what had been a farm. The name is attributed to one or all of three men involved in the establishment of the city.
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South Africa 1891: JOHANNESBURG. Good view of Main St. Old Antique print.

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1943 and tea at Stuttafords, directly opposite is the old Standard Bank building with Fletcher and Cartwrights on the corner of Darling and Adderley streets.

1943 and tea at Stuttafords, directly opposite is the old Standard Bank building with Fletcher and Cartwrights on the corner of Darling and Adderley streets.

1924 Print Johannesburg South Africa Cityscape Historic Automobile Street XGBC4

1924 Print Johannesburg South Africa Cityscape Historic Automobile Street XGBC4

1924 Print Johannesburg South Africa Cityscape Historic Automobile Street We Africa :) Come and Volunteer with us!

His Majesty's Theatre at the film of My Fair Lady. His Majesty's Theatre was situated in Commissioner Street (between Eloff and Joubert Streets) and was opened by General Jan Smuts (then Prime Minister of the Union Of South Africa) on 23rd December 1946 as a legitimate theatre presenting live stage productions. The theatre was designed by Morris Cowen at the behest of Mr. I. W. Schlesinger, head of the Schlesinger Organisation

His Majesty's Theatre at the film of My Fair Lady. His Majesty's Theatre was…

A very early picture of Park Station. It used to have a wonderful dining room and tea room and a delightful old world charm (With acknowledgement to Friedel Hansen)

A very early picture of Park Station. It used to have a wonderful dining room and tea room and a delightful old world charm (With acknowledgement to Friedel Hansen)

Mounts Bay Hotel, Pritchard Street in 1909

The stately Mounts Bay Hotel in Pritchard Street in It was built in 1889 and survived until Mounts Bay is recognised amongst the most beautiful bays in the world, centred on Penzance, Cornwall(With acknowledgement to Friedel Hansen)

Harpur Avenue Railway Station, Benoni approx 1920

Harpur Avenue Railway Station, Benoni approx 1920

Jouberts Park, Johannesburg | by HiltonT

Within a few years, what at one time was a bare stretch of veldt has been converted into a smiling garden with shady lanes and beautiful flower beds, thus forming one of the most attractive pleasure resorts of Johannesburg.

Joubert Park

Joubert Park

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