Photographs produced on thin iron sheets? Yes, indeed! And it was cheap, even cheaper than the equivalent middle-class, paper based Carte de Visite. Photos on these thin iron sheets were actually referred to as a ‘plebian photographic end result’.
A home with a fascinating history, once upon a time Micklefield school, and one of the original Rondebosch manor houses, “Muir House” built circa 1912. High profile and appealing street presence in a lovely oak tree lined road, in the prime school catchment areas and walking distance to WP Cricket Grounds & Keurboom Park.
Reviews of two Denis Godfrey books. First up The Enchanted Door published in 1963 followed by Antiques and Bygones: Notes for South African collectors released in 1967. Both books were published by Howard Timmins.