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Cape Town then and now

Cape Town then and now

Publisher : Struik Publishers (Pty) Ltd
SKU: 9781920545918
R 330,00
R 280,50
Cape Town then and now is a unique visual portrait of Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula, contrasting rare archival photographs with stunning contemporary views. The book draws on the superb photographic collections of the Western Cape archives, including the work of Arthur Elliott, Thomas Ravenscroft and Henry Steer.
Cape Town then and now is a unique visual portrait of Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula, contrasting rare archival photographs with stunning contemporary views. The book draws on the superb photographic collections of the Western Cape archives, including the work of Arthur Elliott, Thomas Ravenscroft and Henry Steer. These images portray the changing Cape Town scene from the 1880s to the 1930s – landscape, architecture, transport, recreation and the march of history. Where possible, the modern-day photographs, which include spectacular aerial panoramas, have been shot from the same locations as the originals. Detailed captions explain the differences between the old and the new views, and bring out fascinating continuities over time. Cape Town then and now is a visual journey that will appeal to Capetonians and visitors alike.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781920545918
Publisher Struik Publishers (Pty) Ltd
Contributor Vincent Van Graan
Publication Date 2013-10-01
Language English
Format Hardback
Pages 160
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 250 X 230 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 1000
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Cape Town then and now is a unique visual portrait of Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula, contrasting rare archival photographs with stunning contemporary views. The book draws on the superb photographic collections of the Western Cape archives, including the work of Arthur Elliott, Thomas Ravenscroft and Henry Steer. These images portray the changing Cape Town scene from the 1880s to the 1930s – landscape, architecture, transport, recreation and the march of history. Where possible, the modern-day photographs, which include spectacular aerial panoramas, have been shot from the same locations as the originals. Detailed captions explain the differences between the old and the new views, and bring out fascinating continuities over time. Cape Town then and now is a visual journey that will appeal to Capetonians and visitors alike.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781920545918
Publisher Struik Publishers (Pty) Ltd
Contributor Vincent Van Graan
Publication Date 2013-10-01
Language English
Format Hardback
Pages 160
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 250 X 230 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 1000
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