21 Really Old Cape Town Pics Dating Back To The 1800’s

Sometimes it’s good to take a look at the past and see just how far we’ve come. Here are some really really, REALLY REALLY old photos of Cape Town dating back to the late 1800’s and early 1900s.

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1. The Parade, Darling Street c1875


2. St. George’s Street, the mid-1860s


3. The Milnerton Train in the Early 1900s


4. The Grand Parade with the Opera House in the Background, 1897


5. Table Bay, c1900

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6. Roggebaai Beach early 1900s


7. Greenmarket Square, c1900


8. Long Street in the late 1890s


9. Old Town House, Greenmarket Square c1909


10.Plein Street, 1870

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11. Longmarket Street in the early 1900s


12. Derailed Tram Car, c1898


13. The Hely-Hutchinson Reservoir on Table Mountain, c1905


14. Demonstration by the Fire Brigade, Grand Parade, c1909


15. Regatta at Kalk Bay on the King’s Birthday, c1905

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16. Greenmarket Square, c1889


17. Darling Street, c1880


18. Clifton in the early 1900s


19. Central Cape Town showing Railway Station, Grand Parade and City Hall, c1910


20. Three Anchor Bay, c1905


21. Jetty at the Foot of Adderley Street, c1902

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