Wynberg (inhabited place)
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
149 x 75 mm. Showing a small tumbledown thatched hut with woodland in the background. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, 'pondok' is 'a hut or shack made of oddments of wood, corrugated iron, etc.; a mean house or hovel, esp. one inhabited by non-whites'.
147 x 77 mm. A view looking north-west from Wynberg towards Table Mountain with a road leading into woodland in the foreground.
295 x 233 mm. A view looking towards Devil's Peak from Wynberg Hill with woodland and farmhouses in the valley below. The remainder of the caption reads ' ... Alex Breda's House Newlands on right side (Silver trees in foreground)'. The name Breda occurs several times in the Cape of Good Hope Directories for the period, most notably in connection with the firm of Breda, Halkett and Co. of 21 St. George's Street, Cape Town, but an Alexander Breda has not been traced.
204 x 147 mm. A view from Wynberg Hill looking across the valley to the eastern side of Table Mountain and Devil's Peak.
193 x 127 mm. A view looking along a tree-lined road at Wynberg near Cape Town, with Devil's Peak in the background.
208 x 155 mm. A view looking towards the eastern side of Table Mountain from Wynberg, SSE of Cape Town and now a suburb of the city. With light woodland and a few scattered farmhouses at the foot of the mountain.
A view showing the cluster of single storey wooden buildings of the Sanatorium at Wynberg, probably only recently constructed when this picture was taken.