Cape Town in the Olden Days

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Wartime Cape Town, 1943. | by Etiennedup Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Desert Life, Cape Town South Africa, My Family History, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, Historical Photos, Old Photos

Wartime Cape Town, 1943.

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A sad reminder of the once lively District Six community before apartheid. (Gallo) District Six fails to rise from the ashes of apartheid Cape Colony, Rise From The Ashes, History Online, Apartheid, Epic Fail Pictures, Cape Town, Town Town, Most Beautiful Cities, African History

District Six fails to rise from the ashes of apartheid

More than 50 years since the heart was ripped out of this vibrant Cape Town community, little has been done to restore the area.

Trams, used between Cape Town & Greenpoint, at the turn of the last Century Light Rail, Most Beautiful Cities, Reference Images, Back In Time, Cape Town, Old Photos, South Africa, Past, Landscapes

Trams, used between Cape Town & Greenpoint, at the turn of the last Century

David Goldblatt ‘The destruction of District Six under the Group Areas Act. 5 May 1982 © David Goldblatt Seattle Skyline, New York Skyline, David Goldblatt, Photo Report, African History, Destruction, Cape Town, Old Houses, Old Photos

‘The destruction of District Six under the Group Areas Act. Cape Town, Cape. 5 May 1982’, David Goldblatt, 1982 | Tate

Artwork page for ‘The destruction of District Six under the Group Areas Act. Cape Town, Cape. 5 May 1982’, David Goldblatt, 1982 on display at Tate Modern.

Looking down Wharf Street circa to the Fish Market and the Town Jetty. HMS New Zealand lies in the background. The Fish Market, Whale Watching, My Land, Cape Town, Homeland, Old Houses, Old Photos, New Zealand, South Africa

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Simon's Town / Simonstown, Cape Town, South Africa - A place to enjoy whale watching, penguins, sun, yachting, fishing, eating and good, safe accommodation.

40 Wonderful Color Photographs Capture Street Scenes of Cape Town, South Africa from between the and ~ vintage everyday Old Pictures, Old Photos, Cities In Africa, Beach Cafe, Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, Live, Street View

Cape Town like you’ve never seen it before: 1940 – 1980

Cape Town has been voted as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and these vintage photos show the city in a way you’ve never seen – or at the very least, don’t remember.

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Woman reading a letter in the doorway, District Six, Cape Town, South Africa