Photos and Pictures
Archival Resources - Photos and Pictures
Photos and Pictures 1683 c Mallet, Allain View of TM found in Vergunst
Photos and Pictures 1710 Van Stade, E. Van Stade, E. Cabo de Goede Hoop View of Table Valley. Note gallows. Nationaal Archief Den haag 4. TOPO 15.86 found in Brommer, p81
Photos and Pictures 1730 c Anon View of TM MuseumAfrica U5
Photos and Pictures 1750 c Hoffnung Die Capstadt View of TM – schematic interesting detail and symbolism Iziko found in Vergunst
Photos and Pictures 1762 Rach, J. View of the Water Castle at the Cape of Good Hope as seen from the Roadstead in the S:W Chavonnes Battery Atlas van Stolk TOP 1051 found in Brommer, p.126
Photos and Pictures 1762 Rach, J. View of the Cape of Good Hope with the Castle shown to the N:W See also copy in Perpustakan Nasional Republik Indonesia, VL 35 Atlas van Stolk Rotterdam TOP 1052 found in Brommer, p.150
Photos and Pictures 1762 Rach, J. View of the Cape of Good Hope extending from the Castle to the Water Battery as seen from the Roads towards the S:S:W View of Table Valley. Shows cemeteries and what appear to be masonry vaults alongside Atlas van Stolk Rotterdam TOP 1053 found in Brommer, p.158
Photos and Pictures 1762 Rach, J. The View of the Cape of Good Hope from the Plein with its Mountains in the distance Shows washerwomen at Parade gracht. See also copy in Perpustakan Nasional Republik Indonesia, VL 34. Atlas van Stolk Rotterdam TOP 1054 found in Brommer, p.151
Photos and Pictures 1762 Rach, J. View of the Castle at the Cape of Good Hope Shows Justitieplaats. Perpustakaan Nasional Republik Indonesia BWN 27-A found in Brommer, p.95
Photos and Pictures 1762 Rach, J. The View of the Great Battery Chavonnes as seen from the Shore of Cape of Good Hope in the W:N:W Chavonnes Battery Rijksmuseum Amsterdam NG-400-G found in Brommer, p.126
Photos and Pictures 1767 Brink, C.F. Gesigt van Cabo de Goede Hoop View of Bay and TM Iziko 81/1 found in Brommer, p.99
Photos and Pictures 1767 Brink, C.F. View of Cape of Good Hope Shows fortifications and Justitieplaats Iziko Good Hope Collection 81/1 found in Brommer, p.99
Photos and Pictures 1777 c Bowen, Thomas Prospect of the Cape of Good Hope View of TM; shows Hottentot village on slopes of Lion’s Head Iziko found in Vergunst
Photos and Pictures 1777 c Schumacher, J. No. 4 View of Cape Town View of Table Valley Swellengrebel Collection F I-62 and F I-61 found in Brommer p.98-99
Photos and Pictures 1777 c The Cape of Good Hope as seen from the East. No.1. View of Cape Town No.1 Panorama of three drawings. Shows cemeteries, Justitieplaats and gallows hill Swellengrebel Collection F I-63, F I-59 & F I-65 found in Brommer p148-149
Photos and Pictures 1777c Schumacher, J. The Cape of Good Hope as seen from [towards] the East. No.2 Panorama of two drawings. Shows cemeteries and grave markers outside Swellengrebel Collection F I-64 & F I-60 found in Brommer p.146-147
Photos and Pictures 1778 c Brandes, Jan Crew members before the mast Pencil sketch of group of 33 crewmen: “there are as far as we know, no other depictions of sailors aboard an East Indiaman in either the 17th or the 18th century” Rijksmuseum Amsterdam NG-1985-7-2-109 found in De Bruijn, M. & Raben, R. (2004): 131
Photos and Pictures 1778 Gordon, R.J. [Schumacher, J.] Gesigt van de Caap de Goede Hoop en den omtrek. Panorama of Table Bay; annotated; detail. Shows Chinese burial ground (Tana Baru), cemeteries and grave markers outside marked slaven begrafplaatsen Nationaal Archief Den haag 4.TOPO 15.120F found in Brommer, p. 214-217.
Photos and Pictures 1781 Amsterdam Battery Public Records Office, Kew found in Seemann, U (1993)
Photos and Pictures 1784 c Anon, in collection of Brandes, J. Chinese grave of ‘Capt. Oeng Inko’ near Batavia “Positioning of graves was a highly precise piece of work, for which the directions of a fengshui master were used …. “ Rijksmuseum Amsterdam NG-1985-7-3-158 found in De Bruijn, M. & Raben, R. (2004): 206
Photos and Pictures 1785 Het Gesigt van Cabo de Goede Hoop Naïve view of Cape Town Cape Archives and Records Services E 2750
Photos and Pictures 1794 Table Bay in 1794; view from Green Point towards Devils Peak. Painting dedicated to William Prince of Orange Cape Archives and Records Services M 268
Photos and Pictures 1798 Barnard, Lady A. Panorama Detail showing gallows The Lord Balniel, Balcarres © found in Lenta & Le Cordeur 1999
Photos and Pictures 1798 Barnard, Lady A. Panorama Detail showing Strand Street and Table Bay The Lord Balniel, Balcarres © found in Lenta & Le Cordeur 2000
Photos and Pictures 1800 circa Duff Lutheran Church Cape Archives and Records Services M 960
Photos and Pictures 1800 Masonic tomb, DRC cemetery, Somerset Road, plan and elevation Cape Archives and Records Services E 3933
Photos and Pictures 1811 Burchell Wooden jetty at Cape found in Burchell
Photos and Pictures 1811-1814 Ewart, James. View from Fort Knokke towards Signal Hill; shows two burial grounds. found by Sally Titlestad
Photos and Pictures 1822 c Anon The Great Storm in Table Bay Watercolour of wrecks and wreckage near Salt River mouth found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures 1824 Comfield, J. Groote Kerk and Slave Lodge from Church Square Iziko Wilhelm Fehr C76 found in Worden et al 1998
Photos and Pictures 1825 c De Meillon, H.C. The Groote Kerk from Church Square Iziko Wilhelm Fehr Collection
Photos and Pictures 1832 D’Oyly, C. View of bay from TM behind Gore Lodge; shows washerwomen found in Gordon-Brown (1968), plate 17
Photos and Pictures 1832 De Meillon, H.C. engraving Lutheran Church complex, Strand Street Cape Archives and Records Services AG 866
Photos and Pictures 1832 c D’Oyly, C. The Port Office. Shows cramped housing of poorer part of town MuseumAfrica 74/259/5 found in Worden et al (1998: 119)
Photos and Pictures 1832-1833 Knyvett, F. The Wooden Jetty, Cape Town Library of Parliament found in Richings (2006), Fig.5
Photos and Pictures 1833 D’Oyly, C. View of the fish market in Cape Town found in Gordon-Brown (1968), Plate116
Photos and Pictures 1843 Angas, G.F. Chinese burial ground, Cape Town Chinese vault, Signal Hill Brenthurst Press © ART 18/5 found in Worden et al 1998
Photos and Pictures 1843 Baines, Thomas View of cemetery, Somerset Road, showing man carrying spade Cape Archives and Records Services AG 14844 or AG 12474
Photos and Pictures 1845 Duff, George Dock Road Cape Archives and Records Services M 466
Photos and Pictures 1848 Armytage, C.E. Malay Cemetery Cape Archives and Records Services CA 2501
Photos and Pictures 1849 Malan, C. Table Bay Wooden jetty found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures 1850 c Bowler, T. Greenpoint An early Cape Muslim funeral led by an Iman found in F.R. Bradlow & M. Cairns. 1978. The Early Cape Muslims. CT: A.A. Balkema
Photos and Pictures 1853 Letter regarding burial ground for Somerset Hospital. See plan of 1853 Cape Archives and Records Services
Photos and Pictures 1863 Bowler, T. English cemetery – Cape Town – Cape of Good Hope – looking eastward found in Life at the Cape a Hundred Years Ago, by a Lady. 1963. CT: C.Struik
Photos and Pictures 1860 c New Somerset Hospital: Elevation Contract Drawing no. 5 Cape Archives and Records Services
Photos and Pictures 1860 c New Somerset Hospital, with loaded railway trucks in foreground Cape Archives and Records Services
Photos and Pictures 1860 c New Somerset Hospital Cape Archives and Records Services AG 7332
Photos and Pictures 1860 c Old Somerset Hospital / poor house: inmates including ‘Syster’ Cape Archives and Records Services AG 9603
Photos and Pictures 1860 c Muslim funeral Library of Parliament Duff Gordon, Letters, p.35 found in Worden et al 1998, p207.
Photos and Pictures 1866 Bowler, T. Lith. Walton The Presbyterian Church, St Andrew’s Square found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures 1866 Bowler, T. Lith. Walton The Lutheran Church, Strand Street found in Tulbagh Museum
Photos and Pictures 1866 Bowler, T. Lith. Walton Dutch Reformed Church, Adderley Street found in Tulbagh Museum
Photos and Pictures 1875 Cemeteries found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures 1878 c View of arbor from slopes of Signal Hill showing unwalled burial ground between Gallows Hill and harbor Cape Archives and Records Services AG 4122 / E 1996
Photos and Pictures 1880 c Docks Cape Archives and Records Services AG 3434
Photos and Pictures 1880 c View from Signal Hill to docks; shows powder magazine and half flattened Gallows Hill – pre railway Cape Archives and Records Services E 1996 / AG 4122
Photos and Pictures 1880 c View from Signal Hill, shows Amsterdam Battery and houses, warehouses along Somerset Road Cape Archives and Records Services E 8138
Photos and Pictures 1882 Sept The Lantern Small pox hospital, Muslim ward National Library of South Africa found in Davids, A. Tana Baru, 1985: 82
Photos and Pictures 1886 c Cemeteries found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures 1889 c Green Point Common, showing Fort Wynyard and docks Cape Archives and Records Services DrJ 249
Photos and Pictures 1889 c Vlei and houses along Beach Road and Main Road Cape Archives and Records Services DrJ 250
Photos and Pictures 1889-90 Green Point battery – on the Common near lighthouse. Series of 9 photos City of Cape Town
Photos and Pictures 1890 c Docks, new inner walls for tank farm found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures 1890 c ‘Hangmans Hill’. Shows railway line cutting through Gallows Hill. See Coode plan Cape Archives and Records Services
Photos and Pictures 1892 Howard, A.G. Dock road, railway track, Sailors Home Cape Archives and Records Services AG 13551
Photos and Pictures 1892 New Somerset Hospital, view of a new wing Cape Archives and Records Services AG 5866
Photos and Pictures 1895 c Race track stand, New Somerset Hospital in background, cows in foreground Cape Archives and Records Services DrJ 723
Photos and Pictures 1899 View of Table Bay from Signal Hill showing ? brick works Cape Archives and Records Services DrJ 80
Photos and Pictures 1899 c View of Boer Prisoners Camp, Cycle Track, Cape Town Cape Archives and Records Services AG 296
Photos and Pictures 1900 c Old waterfront, horse-drawn drays, TM in background found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures 1900 c Military Hospital, near Green Point track Cape Archives and Records Services DrJ 935 found in Patrick & Clift 2006
Photos and Pictures 1900 circa Ravenscroft View of harbor during Anglo-Boer War Cape Archives and Records Services J 6085 found in Halkett 1995 plate 2
Photos and Pictures 1902 View shows harbour and new inner basin Cape Archives and Records Services AG 6044
Photos and Pictures 1902 circa View of harbor; shows Chavonnes area with buildings on top Cape Archives and Records Services AG 5745
Photos and Pictures 1905 Shrines of Tuan Guru and Tuan Sayed Cape Archives and Records Services AG 9491
Photos and Pictures 1905 View from Signal Hill; shows Amsterdam Battery and harbor Cape Archives and Records Services E 8144
Photos and Pictures 1905 c Harbour found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures 1905 c Ships in harbor found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures 1905 c Tank quarry found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures 1905 c Tank quarry found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures 1905 c Goods yard. View from docks towards Signal Hill; shows Wessels tomb and possibly Boundary Road Cape Archives and Records Services AG 1002
Photos and Pictures 1905 c View showing breakwater convict station and Green Point stadium Cape Archives and Records Services AG 1003
Photos and Pictures 1910 Graves on erf 401 Cape Archives and Records Services E 3937
Photos and Pictures 1910 Grave of Paay Schaapie and others Cape Archives and Records Services E 9353
Photos and Pictures 1910 MacGillivray & Grant Approved Plan Salesian Institute City of Cape Town Plan 2145/1910 Flickr pic Art Harris 6 July 2009
Photos and Pictures 1910 c Entrance to the shrine of Tuan Guru Cape Archives and Records Services E 9354 found in Davids, A. 1985: 38
Photos and Pictures 1920 Bevington, W.G. Portrait of Arthur Elliott (1870-1938) Cape Archives and Records Services AG 14928
Photos and Pictures 1920 ? Photograph from end of pier found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures 1922 Cape Times Donaldson’s Aerial Map of Central Cape Town Eight detail shots of original newspaper supplement UCT Map Collection - Dep of Archaeology 912.6821 CT (1922) BM 151
Photos and Pictures 1926 Aerial photograph: strip 3 photo 836 shows eastern end of Common Trig Survey found in Patrick & Clift 2006
Photos and Pictures 1928 Cape Times Supplement 31 March 1928 Photo of new road and roundabout on Upper Strand Street, taken from slopes of Signal Hill National Library of South Africa
Photos and Pictures 1930 Police Station, Wale Street Cape Archives and Records Services AG 877-8
Photos and Pictures 1934 Cape Town harbour View from aeroplane from south found on Steve Worth website
Photos and Pictures 1934 Cape Times Old Somerset Hospital National Library of South Africa found in Worden et al 1998, p 122
Photos and Pictures 1935 Cape Times Supplement 27 August 1935 V.L. Brink’s service station, built by H.A. McQueen in 1934 CT Waterkant Street National Library of South Africa
Photos and Pictures 1935 ? Aerial of docks. found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures 1945 Aerial photograph: job 203A strip 4 photo 612 & 614, shows landscaping on golf course Trig Survey found in Patrick & Clift 2006
Photos and Pictures 1960 Aerial photograph: job 454 strip 18 photo 7625, shows old stadium and sports fields Trig Survey found in Patrick & Clift 2007
Photos and Pictures 1970 ? Photograph from TM; shows harbor, partly completed flyovers; power station found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures 1985 Murray & Roberts Aerial view of West City with Signal Hill in background found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures 1990 Aerial view of Green Point Common with tank farm in foreground found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures 1992 Aerial orthophoto: detail of old docks area and Prestwich site HARG collection - UCT
Photos and Pictures 1994 Aerial photograph: detail of Prestwich site HARG collection - UCT
Photos and Pictures 2006 Aerial view of first phase excavations at Prestwich Street Google
Photos and Pictures 2007 John Hice Leper Cemetery Robben Island Leper cemetery found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures 2009 Green Point and TM Bird’s eye aerial view; shows harbours on left found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures 2010 Green Point lighthouse found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures 2010 Cape Quarter II found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures 1980s Harbour cafe found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures no date Panorama of Common and Table Bay, includes Track and formal cemeteries found by Sally Titlestad
Photos and Pictures no date View of old docks found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures no date View of TM found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures no date Bowler St Georges, Wale Street found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures no date Reclamation near Feather Market in early 20th century found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures no date Van Riebeeck’s Statue Old shoreline just beyond the statue of VR in its original position Postcard 1129226_f496 found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures no date Cape Town power station and elevated highway 2700404523_430f6020c3 found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures no date Panorama Cape Town Bird’s-eye view of TM from north showing infilled but undeveloped foreshore Postcard 655725_f496 found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures no date View of Cape Town View of Table Mountain with first foreshore buildings Brooks_15 found by Antonia Malan
Photos and Pictures no date New Somerset Hospital; horse drawn cab in foreground Cape Archives and Records Services AG 1004
Photos and Pictures no date Panoramic view from Signal Hill in three shots Cape Archives and Records Services AG 125/1-3
Photos and Pictures no date Malay vendors (fruit and veg) Cape Archives and Records Services AG 12826
Photos and Pictures no date Women collecting sticks with TM in background Cape Archives and Records Services AG 12827
Photos and Pictures no date Portrait of ex-slave who was nurse to John Ross’s children Cape Archives and Records Services AG 12843
Photos and Pictures no date Panoramic view from Signal Hill showing Mouille Point, Green Point Cape Archives and Records Services AG 12857
Photos and Pictures no date Panoramic view from Signal Hill showing Green Point and edge of Devil’s Peak Cape Archives and Records Services AG 12859
Photos and Pictures no date View of excavations in harbor with ? steam engine; Devil’s Peak in background Cape Archives and Records Services AG 13584
Photos and Pictures no date View from Signal Hill of harbor; Gallows Hill cut through Cape Archives and Records Services AG 13841
Photos and Pictures no date Thatched stone cottages Kasteelpoort, Camps Bay Cape Archives and Records Services AG 13869
Photos and Pictures no date Fishing boats near Clock Tower Cape Archives and Records Services AG 14795
Photos and Pictures no date View of Green Point from Signal Hill Cape Archives and Records Services AG 14796
Photos and Pictures no date View from shore of Roggebaai and fishing boats Cape Archives and Records Services AG 14944
Photos and Pictures no date View from shore of Roggebaai and fishing boats Cape Archives and Records Services AG 14945
Photos and Pictures no date Panoramic view from Signal Hill Cape Archives and Records Services AG 14946-7
Photos and Pictures no date View of harbor from Signal Hill Cape Archives and Records Services AG 14948
Photos and Pictures no date View of harbor from Signal Hill Cape Archives and Records Services AG 14949
Photos and Pictures no date View of harbor, and possibly Boundary Road burial ground Cape Archives and Records Services AG 14950
Photos and Pictures no date View of Table Bay from Signal Hill, with St Andrews in centre Cape Archives and Records Services AG 14952
Photos and Pictures no date Aerial view of new foreshore and docks Cape Archives and Records Services AG 15154
Photos and Pictures no date Panoramic view of Table Bay showing harbor Cape Archives and Records Services AG 17518
Photos and Pictures no date Panoramic view of Table Bay Cape Archives and Records Services AG 17526
Photos and Pictures no date New Somerset Hospital Cape Archives and Records Services AG 1951
Photos and Pictures no date Jetty with crane and fishing boats with Devil’s Peak in background Cape Archives and Records Services AG 3433
Photos and Pictures no date Panoramic view of harbor; Duncan Dock built Cape Archives and Records Services AG 5744
Photos and Pictures no date View with Amsterdam Battery in centre and tall chimney far right Cape Archives and Records Services AG 6045
Photos and Pictures no date Malay tomb, Signal Hall Cape Archives and Records Services E 3927
Photos and Pictures no date Old shrine around Tuan Guru’s grave, Signal Hill Cape Archives and Records Services E 3928 found in Davids, A. 1985: 44
Photos and Pictures no date Masonic tomb, DRC cemetery, Somerset Road Cape Archives and Records Services E 3931
Photos and Pictures no date Malay saint’s tomb, Signal Hill Cape Archives and Records Services E 3934
Photos and Pictures no date Malay saint’s tomb, Signal Hill Cape Archives and Records Services E 3935
Photos and Pictures no date Malay saint’s tomb, Signal Hill Cape Archives and Records Services E 3936
Photos and Pictures no date Drawings of Thibault’s tomb Cape Archives and Records Services E 3938
Photos and Pictures no date Photo of Thibault’s tomb Cape Archives and Records Services E 3939
Photos and Pictures no date Professor Thompson’s tomb, English cemetery, Somerset Road Cape Archives and Records Services E 3940
Photos and Pictures no date Grave of Lady Sale, English cemetery, Somerset Road Cape Archives and Records Services E 3946
Photos and Pictures no date Fitzgerald tomb, English cemetery, Somerset Road Cape Archives and Records Services E 3947
Photos and Pictures no date Woutersen vault, Green Point Cape Archives and Records Services E 3948
Photos and Pictures no date Grave of Andrew Barnard Cape Archives and Records Services E 3954
Photos and Pictures no date Unnamed grave marker with medallion sculpted by Chantrey Cape Archives and Records Services E 3964
Photos and Pictures no date View from Signal Hill across Woutersen’s vault and race track – military camp Cape Archives and Records Services E 9342
Photos and Pictures no date Green Point Common, WWII, shows Mouille Point lighthouse and battery. Cape Archives and Records Services E 9356
Photos and Pictures no date Andrew Barnard’s tombstone, moved to Maitland. Cape Archives and Records Services M 282
Photos and Pictures no date Lutheran Church Cape Archives and Records Services M 961
Photos and Pictures no date Lutheran cemetery, now demolished Cape Archives and Records Services M 964
Photos and Pictures no date Lutheran Church complex Cape Archives and Records Services M 965
Photos and Pictures no date Panoramic view of docks. Tank farm being built, cemeteries and Amsterdam Battery. Many sailing ships in bay. Cape Archives and Records Services S 82-83
Photos and Pictures no date View towards bay Iziko Koopmans - de Wet
Photos and Pictures no date Schneider, F.H. Vue du Cap de Bonne-esperance de la Baie Three views; engravings by Tringham, after Schumacher Library of Parliament PARL_0021
Photos and Pictures no date SAL Ethnological album (Aukland) found in Worden et al (1998)