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Cartwrights building and tram in Adderley Street, Cape Town 1917

1917 "Our Day" Cartwrights building and tram in Adderley Street, Cape Town

From the Coulter family photo album, courtesy Hans Niehaus. Fred and Agnes Stephens owned The Homestead at Oranjezicht from 1907-1947. Their three sons were killed in the First World War. These photographs of a fund raising event in Cape Town, October 18-21, 1917, were taken by Charles Coulter who was married to the Stephens's fourth child, Alice. His photo album was found among his papers when Coulter's law firm was being wound up and rescued by Hans Niehaus - to whom thanks for allowing me…

Table Mountain Cableway. by Etiennedup, via Flickr

Table Mountain Cableway.

The Cableway was built in the period 1926-1929 and although these images might have been taken then I have a hunch that they date from about 1900, in other words about 26 years earlier. Could it be that this was an earlier separate undertaking? Any input would be most welcome. Photo; Thanks to fellow flickr member emmyeustace for the use. See her sets for more historic South African images here ; www.flickr.com/photos/59036290@N07/collections/7215762627... For more on the Cableway see…

Farms burning courtesy of the British scorched earth policy. Destroying the Boer's homes, starving their women and children in concentration camps in an attempt to break their resolve

Farms burning courtesy of the British scorched earth policy. Destroying the Boer's homes, starving their women and children in concentration camps in an attempt to break their resolve

A Boer woman with her dead child, the last of her children to die, photographed by Emily Hobhouse. An English activist, Emily spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other concentration camps. Emily returned to England to campaign against "a gigantic and grievous blunder caused by  crass male ignorance, helplessness and muddling." Her militancy brought the scorn of the British people who called her hysterical, a rebel, liar, enemy of the…

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I remember when I was about 10 years old, my brother gave me four books... one was The Hobbit and the others were the Lord of the Rings ...

30000+ woman and children died in British Concentration camps in South-Africa during 1899 and 1902

30000+ woman and children died in British Concentration camps in South-Africa during 1899 and 1902

Every 36 hours a White Farmer (mostly #Boers) in South Africa is murdered and no in West mainstream media news (2015).

Every 36 hours a White Farmer (mostly #Boers) in South Africa is murdered and no in West mainstream media news (2015).

Bathing Pool and Pavilion, Sea Point, Cape Town 1930 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Bathing Pool and Pavilion, Sea Point, Cape Town

Capetonians cool off in the inviting waters at the pool in Sea Point while onlookers enjoy the shade of the Pavilion in this early photo. Note the low-rise skyline of the buildings in the background.

The old Post Office in Adderley Street (right), ...    ...was joined to the telephone exchange building by a bridge over Parliament Street

The old Post Office in Adderley Street (right), ...

...was joined to the telephone exchange building by a bridge over Parliament Street

Plattekloof, Parow, 1973.

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So a little education on a Saturday morning: How Cape Townians see South Africa  #capetown #hipsters #dontknowshit #shit_sa_say

Shit South Africans Say

So a little education on a Saturday morning: How Cape Townians see South Africa #capetown #hipsters #dontknowshit #shit_sa_say