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  • Rand Club 
    Unknown; Reid & McCowat (2011-08-02)
    The leading club of the Mining Town, with libraries, restaurant, billiard room and bedrooms. On the same site as the presemt Club, fronting onto Loveday, Fox and Commissioner Streets. Extensive use of cast iron and stock ...
  • Photo: Africana Museum (2011-08-04)
    Facing the Market Square, c/o Market and Loveday Streets. Date unknown.
  • Photo: Africana Museum (2011-08-04)
    On the site of the present Woolworth's Building, also the site of the original wood and iron structure of 1894. "Neo-Classic" facade. 1898.
  • Unknown (2011-08-04)
    First Telephone Exchange, 1891, Johannesburg.
  • Unknown (2011-08-04)
    In the foreground is the old Standard Bank. In this photograph is embodied the character of the mining camp. A great forest of corrugated iron glistening in the midday sun.
  • Photo: Africana Museum (2011-08-04)
    Market Street, which housed the premises of Hepworth's, the clothiers, and the first branch of Cuthbert's, the Shoe store. Adjoining this building in Harrison Street, was the first South African Mutual Building. Date unknown.
  • Photo: Africana Museum (2011-08-04)
    The first building in Rissik Street c/o Pritchard Street, originally Thorne & Stuttaford. Date Unknown.
  • Donaldson, J.S. (2011-08-04)
    Corner Rissik and Pritchard Streets, Johannesburg's most famous landmark from the historical building point of view. Characterised by its picturesque appearance arising out of intricate detailing and the fascinating, ...
  • Unknown (2011-08-04)
    All Johannesburg's Victorian architecture is stamped with a certain amount of ostentation arising out of exuberant and excessive decoration. Once the early pioneers realised that Johannesburg was there to stay and was ...
  • Photo: Africana Museum (2011-08-04)
    An early print showing Palace Building, a well-known city land-mark today. Rissik Street was an important shopping area especially in the 'nineties. 1889.
  • Unknown (2011-08-04)
    From the Post Office, looking South West. On the extreme right is the Market Hall. 1900.
  • Photo: F.Fisher (2011-08-04)
    Kensington, originally the home of Mr. Sam Marks, the great Mining Magnate of early Johannesburg. Date Unkown.
  • Unknown (2011-08-04)
    The Market Hall on the left, the Colonial Trust Building and the African City Property Trust Building in the Centre. Date Unkown.
  • Unknown (2011-08-04)
    Seen from Pritchard Street. In the middle distance, adjoining Palace Buildings, is a portion of the well-known Henwood's Building, constructed almost entirely of cast-iron. "Henwood's Arcade" was a great shopping venue ...
  • Unknown (2011-08-04)
    c/o Commissioner & Rissik Streets. Date Unknown.
  • Unknown (2011-08-04)
    Corner of Eloff Street showing on the left, the first Chundleigh's Building site of the present O.K.Bazaars and across the road, the single-storey building on the present Cuthbert's site.
  • Unknown (2011-08-04)
    Joubert Street. The firm of Paddon & Brock opened in Johannesburg at the lower end of Market Square in 1887, and erected their new building in 1893 in Pritchard Street, with an entrance also in Joubert Street.
  • Stoloff, Cyril A. (2011-08-04)
    Letter detailling the history of Johannesburg's late Victorian Architecture, as dispalyed in the Cyrill Stoloff photograph collection. The photographs are held in the Architecture School, Library and Archival Collection, ...
  • Unknown (2011-08-04)
    Built in Rissik Street, forming the eastern extremity of the Market Square. This building later became the first Post Office.
  • Martienssen, Rex Distin (2011-11-08)
    Martienssen, Rex Distin. Repertory theatre working drawing. 1928 final year student project. Details of front elevation, entrance hall and tea room.

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