Old Johannesburg

Collection by Robert Quayle • Last updated 9 days ago

Cape Town, the southern capital of Nordic Walking - Modern Nordic Walking* there with Southpole Nordic Walking South Africa - SA's only Nordic Walking organisation, since 2005 Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Cape Town South Africa, Out Of Africa, The Beautiful Country, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, The Great Outdoors
Old PicturesVintage PhotosMost Beautiful CitiesThe Great Outdoors

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…

Back In 2006 Printable Newspaper Poster 2006 Birthday Sign First Class Stamp, Vintage Newspaper, Last Minute Gifts, 30th Birthday, 21st Birthday Quotes, 40th Birthday Ideas For Men Party, 18 Birthday Gifts, Heaven Birthday, Birthday Blast

Back In 1958 Newspaper Poster PRINTABLE | 1958 PRINTABLE Birthday Sign | Party Decoration | Last Minute Gift | Instant Download DIY Printing

This BACK IN THE DAY "digital" poster is filled with fun facts and highlights of what happened in the year 1958. This "digital" poster has an antiqued paper background for that "back in the day" vintage newspaper feel. Bold typography with simple icons gives the poster a timeless style. It makes a great conversation piece at parties and a fantastic keepsake gift when printed and framed. Please CAREFULLY read the points below before purchasing! ► ALL ITEMS in my shop are DIGITAL FILES ONLY ►…

Somewhere in what would later become the city centre of Johannesburg, circa 1896 (With acknowledgement to Friedel Hansen) Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg City, Kruger National Park, African History, Capital City, South Africa, Landscape Photography, Paris Skyline
Apartheid MuseumJohannesburg CityKruger National ParkCapital City

View of Johannesburg

Explore HiltonT's photos on Flickr. HiltonT has uploaded 8437 photos to Flickr.

22 Brilliant Vintage Photographs of Johannesburg Third World Countries, Historical Pictures, Vintage Photographs, Back In The Day, Worlds Largest, South Africa, Landscape Photography, Street
Third World CountriesWorlds LargestStreet


Introduction and Randjeslaagte Johannesburg City, Farm Name, Cemetery Monuments, Street Names, Pretoria, Penguin Random House, City Council, African History, South Africa
Johannesburg CityFarm NameCemetery Monuments

Introduction and Randjeslaagte

A year ago, while planning for a new room/story to be built on our house in Melville, I got to see the original hand drawn plans from 1912. The house looked very different back then. How cool would…

Commissioner St (With acknowledgement to Friedel Hansen) Johannesburg City, Water Sources, Car In The World, African History, Old Pictures, Worlds Largest, South Africa, Landscape Photography, Fuentes De Agua
Johannesburg CityWater SourcesOld PicturesWorlds Largest

Commissioner Street, Johannesburg

Explore HiltonT's photos on Flickr. HiltonT has uploaded 8432 photos to Flickr.

  Agfa Film, Bus Terminal, Bus Stop, South Africa, Landscape Photography, Orange Grove, Cities, History, Places
Orange GroveCitiesHistoryPlaces


Trolley bus No.602 Johannesburg South Africa. Taken on AGFA film on 8 Feb 1969

History of Braamfontein (Lost Braamfontein) Johannesburg City, Where The Heart Is, Will Smith, South Africa, Landscape Photography, Cities, The Past, Old Things, History
Johannesburg CityCitiesThe PastHistory

History of Braamfontein Pt.2 (Lost Braamfontein)

Some housekeeping: Please follow me on Instagram at @johannesburg1912 where I post interesting Johannesburg related stuff on weekends (mainly). Follow this blog via e-mail HERE. Scroll down on the …

Public art is helping to revive urban Johannesburg, Africa's most visited city. Johannesburg Skyline, Most Visited, Public Art, Ny Times, South Africa, Cruise, African, Community, Urban
Johannesburg SkylineCommunityUrban

Seeing Johannesburg Through Artists’ Eyes (Published 2014)

, a white slum area of the city with sandhills of various gold mines in the backgroud. Johannesburg City, Margaret Bourke White, Slums, Historical Pictures, Aerial View, Masters, South Africa, Landscape Photography, City Photo
Johannesburg CityMargaret Bourke White

Aerial view of Fordsburg Dip...

..., a white slum area of the city with sandhills of various gold mines in the backgroud. Apr.1950 Photo: Margaret Bourke-White

Johannesburg in Even then it already had that big city look about it (With acknowledgement to Friedel Hansen) Cape Town Holidays, Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg City, Kruger National Park, New City, African History, The Good Old Days, Capital City, Europe

View of Johannesburg

Explore HiltonT's photos on Flickr. HiltonT has uploaded 8437 photos to Flickr.

  Johannesburg Skyline, Water Tower, Water Supply, Towers, Portal, South Africa, Landscape Photography, African, History
Johannesburg SkylineWater TowerWater SupplyHistory

From Dortmund with Love - The Yeoville Water Tower in Johannesburg, 1913-1914

Many readers will have heard of the discovery of the original Yeoville Water Tower blueprint earlier this year. This discovery sparked a research journey which has culminated in a wonderful series of articles by Kathy Munro (click here to view series index). Below is the first installment which covers the early water supply history of Johannesburg and the origins of the Water

  Johannesburg Skyline, South African Railways, Carlton Hotel, Grand National, Grand Hotel, Heritage Site, Cosmopolitan, The Good Place, Mansions
Johannesburg SkylineGrand NationalCosmopolitanThe Good PlaceMansions

Requiem to a Johannesburg landmark - The Grand Station Hotel lost to fire

The Grand Station Hotel went up in flames on Friday evening, 2 August 2019 (main image courtesy of Eugene Ulman). This news reached the Johannesburg Heritage Foundation members at their AGM on the Saturday afternoon. Heritage people gasped with shock, dismay and distress. The hotel was an icon of Johannesburg, it achieved the status of being Johannesburg’s oldest surviving

  South Africa, Multi Story Building, Street, House, Haus, Home, Houses