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…
General Post Office and Standard Bank of South Africa, Adderley Street
In 1922 two extra floors were added and the dome and statue were replaced after the completion of the addition.
The Alfred Basin, Table Bay Harbour, Cape Town
The Alfred Basin, photographed in 1900, is seen here bursting at the seams with the sailing ships that plied their trade to and from the Cape. Through the rigging, a number of other ships can be seen at anchor in Table Bay
The Old Drill Hall (Viewed from Parade Street)
Photo: Arthur Elliott In 1884 the Voluntary Drill Hall was erected on the northeastern corner of the Parade. The area is bounded by Corporation, Buitenkant and Darling Streets Today (2017) it houses the Cape Town Public Library
Trams in Adderley Street, Cape Town
Single and double-decker trams make their way in front of the old Cape Town tram station in Adderley Street in this in this photograph, in which horse-drawn carriages can also be seen.The collonaded building at center left, The Standard Bank, is on the corner of Darling Street and is still a landmark in the city centre.
Church Square, Cape Town
A view of Church Square dating from around 1892. The slave tree, under which slaves were sold, was situated just to the right of the trees in the photograph. The remarkable clarity of this image was achieved by the photographer taking multiple exposures - as indicated by the slight blur of the feet of pedestrians crossing the square.