Early Pretoria

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Oh my word - PRETORIA IN THE 1890's- amazing
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Pretoria in the 1890’s. Martin Plaut collection

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Christmas lights 1966.

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Communion on Church Square, Pretoria

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"Many of the white people stopped their cars, and took in the black people, to help them on their journey to Alexandra. Indeed, at one robot where they stopped, a traffic officer was talking to one of these white men, and they heard the officer asking whether the white man had a license to carry the black people. I am asking no money, said the white man. But you are carrying passengers on a bus route, said the officer. Then take me to court, said the white man."  Picture shows people on a…
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Church Square, Pretoria

The scene of many memorable gatherings in the past,

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Church Street, Pretoria

The main street in which the principal business houses are situated.

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Church Street in the early 1900s

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South Africa's first serious automobile accident

On 1st October 1903, Mr Charles Garlick driving his father's new 24hp Darracq with his friend Harry Markham and chauffeur Snellgrove as passengers, entered the Maitland level crossing from an open gate, only to find the opposite gate closed. Before they could open the gate or reverse out of the crossing, they were hit by the Johannesburg Express travelling at full speed. Snellgrove was thrown clear Garlick suffered minor injuries and Markham, with his arm already in splints from a previous…

Kerkplein 1900
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Kerkplein 1900

Church Street South Pretoria - HF Gros 1880s?
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HF Gros and his remarkable collection of early Transvaal Photographs

H Ferdinand Gros was of Swiss origin. He arrived in South Africa circa 1869. On July 16th 1870 he was advertising that the Photographic Salon 'will resume again' in the 'Burgherdorp Gazette'. In the 'Diamond News' on March 9th 1872 he announced that he was taking over the studio of Weber and Gros and that he would soon open a 'Superb Salon' at New Rush (Kimberley). The New

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Kerkplein in Pretoria,South Africa  (year unknown).
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Kerkplein in Pretoria,South Africa (year unknown).

Church Square ,Pretoria in South Africa,looking east towards Church St.
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Church Square ,Pretoria in South Africa,looking east towards Church St.