Western Cape, Province of the (province)
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
115 x 94 mm. Showing a Cape Government Railways steam locomotive pulling out of Cape Town station.
111 x 85 mm. A view looking south east along Adderley Street with tramlines and horse carts on the roadway.
115 x 91 mm. A view looking south east along Adderley Street and showing the Standard Bank (opened in 1883) and the Mansion House Buildings (1898) at the junction with Darling Street. With horse carts and cabs parked in the foreground.
200 x 142 mm. A view from a neighbouring hill looking over Beaufort West to the Karoo beyond. The town lies 260 miles east north east of Cape Town and became, in 1839, the first municipality in South Africa.
194 x 138 mm. A view looking south across Cape Town towards Table Mountain with the old Malay cemetery in the foreground.
196 x 136 mm. A view looing down on to the Victoria Road which follows the rocky coastline from Cape Town to Camp's Bay, with the pinnacles of the Twelve Apostles on the skyline.
191 x 136 mm. A view looking along the docks with a steamer moored on either side of the wharf and carts, hansoms and a railway locomotive in the foregound.
199 x138 mm. A view looking along the treelined avenue which runs south east from the Parliament Buildings.
199 x 200 mm. A view from Grave Street showing the south and east facades of the Parliament buildings, opened by Sir Hercules Robinson in 1885. These buildings, planned by H.S. Greaves, supplanted an earlier design by Charles Freeman. The foundation stone for this original building was laid in 1875 but shortly after construction began major problems with the foundations arose and the design was cancelled.
141 x 192 mm. Showing the tree-lined stream leading to a farmhouse and hills. This is presumably the Dwars River on which the town of Ceres, in the Western Cape lies.
195 x 146 mm. A view looking along a path in the garden, with neatly laid out trees and shrubs along its borders. The gardens, founded in 1872, were taken up in the early years of the twentieth century to be replaced by the Urquhart Park Rugby and Cricket Ground.
283 x 205 mm. Showing African and European cooks and packers at work in a canning plant on a Cecil Rhodes model farm.
285 x 205 mm. Showing African workers packing fruit into boxes in a warehouse on one of the model farms set up by Cecil Rhodes in the Drakenstein Valley.
290 x 201 mm. A view from the garden looking down the hillside to Groot Schuur the residence of the South African Prime Minister. The old Dutch colonial building (originally a granary) was gutted by fire in 1896 shortly after Cecil Rhodes had purchased it. The buildings as seen here embody the alterations designed by Sir Hebert Baker.
197 x 142 mm. Showing workers carrying boxes of fruit to the door of a freight truck in south-west Cape Province.
197 x 141 mm. Showing labourers at work in a field of vines, with baskets of grapes standing in the foreground.
195 x 137 mm. Showing a row of large wooden trays filled with drying plums.
196 x 144 mm. Showing the pulpit of the Dutch Church in Paarl on the Berg River.
199 x 146 mm. A view looking along a shady tree-lined residential street in Stellenbosch, situated beside the Eerste River, having been founded by Governor Simon van der Stel in 1679.
201 x 144 mm. Showing African women tending large piles of wool drying on stones.
197 x 145 mm. A view looking along the main street in Wellington (40 miles north east of Cape Town) towards the church, with unhitched pony carts and passers by in the foreground.
205 x 141 mm. A view looking along the mountain road and showing a horse and cart passing beneath the overhanging Pulpit Rock. Bain's Kloof Pass crosses the Slanghoek Mountains to the Breede River Valley.
180 x 147 mm. A view looking along an unsurfaced, tree lined street in Worcester in the Western Cape at the foot of the Hex River Mountains and near the Breede River.