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HF Gros and his remarkable collection of early Transvaal Photographs Johannesburg City, Water Sources, Historical Pictures, African History, Botanical Gardens, South Africa, Landscape Photography, The Past, Cycling

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

The West Wing - The Johannesburg Park Station concourse. Johannesburg Skyline, Tuscan Column, Glass Structure, Abandoned Ships, Water Sources, Fish Ponds, Park City, South Africa, Nostalgia

Take a look inside Johannesburg's 1930's Park Station concourse [photos]

The 1930's Park Station concourse designed by architect Gordon Leith looks like it was built especially for the likes of Jay Gatsby. This is how it looks like today:

Vintage photo of my home neighbourhood Orange Grove, Johannesburg Johannesburg City, Third World Countries, Orange Grove, Water Sources, Car In The World, Historical Pictures, African History, Back In The Day, Live

Orange Grove, Johannesburg

The earliest popular resort of Johannesburg, situated three miles from Market Square. Although quite isolated not many years back, growing townships now abut all around.

Aerial View of Johannesburg Railway Station From the North Johannesburg City, My Family History, Historical Pictures, African History, Aerial View, South Africa, Landscape Photography, City Photo, World

Aerial View of Johannesburg Railway Station From the North (1952)

Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone.

Brixton - tower constructed in 1962 Johannesburg City, Central Business District, New City, Historical Pictures, Back In The Day, Live, Picture Show, Brixton, South Africa

These pictures show what Joburg looked like in 1930

Archived footage and modern technology combine to show you exactly how South Africa’s biggest city has changed over the past 90 years.

Aerial view of Zoo Lake. The shape and position of the island match the footage Johannesburg City, Aerial View, Historical Photos, Childhood Memories, South Africa, Landscape Photography, City Gardens, River, Island

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Aerial view of Zoo Lake. The shape and position of the island match the footage

The ridge of the white waters ("Witwatersrand"); or, Impressions of a visit to Johannesburg, with some notes of Durban, Delagoa bay, and the low country Johannesburg City, Vintage Dance, Folk Music, Low Country, Mineral, South Africa, Landscape Photography, Bottles, Architecture

The ridge of the white waters ("Witwatersrand"); or, Impressions of a visit to Johannesburg, with some notes of Durban, Delagoa bay, and the low country

The ridge of the white waters ("Witwatersrand")...

Inside the Newtown Market - Museum Africa Achives Johannesburg City, History Page, Over The Years, South Africa, Cities, Bridge, The Past, Museum, African

The town that plague built

Cultural history is plagued by the plague. The Black Death stalks through history pages captivating and horrifying us at the same time, even Shakespeare used the threat of the plague in his plays to curse his characters.