Tag Archives: Braamfontein

The Art of Cemetery Statuery. (1)

I recently joined a facebook group that has an interest in Cemetery Statuery, and it is one field I have an interest in. There is something majestic about an angel, or sad about a time worn cherub that just appeals … Continue reading

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The Braamfontein Gallery

These photographs of Johannesburg and Braamfontein were taken on 15 October 2011 while on a walking tour. A slight deviation was made to photograph a forgotten memorial at the old MOTH Hall. The tour was conducted by Past Experiences. [ … Continue reading

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The Newtown Gallery

in 2011 I joined a walking tour with Past Experiences and they helped me discover parts of Johannesburg that I did not really know from my younger days, in fact discovering Newtown was quite an experience. These images are from … Continue reading

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Johannesburg Gallery (3)

Continuing with our explorations in and around Johannesburg…. [ Page 1 ] [ Page 2 ] [ Page 4 ] [ Newtown ] Constitutional Hill [ Braamfontein ]   © DRW 2007-2018. Created 09/06/2014

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The Dynamite Explosion Memorial in Braamfontein

One of the many events that occurred in the fledgling city of Johannesburg was the Dynamite Explosion that occurred on 19 February 1896 at Braamfontein Station. A memorial was erected in Braamfontein Cemetery to commemorate the event, and the over … Continue reading

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