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’.
BoKaap to BoKaroo is a project intended to record heritage structures and the environment in which they exist, specifically of what could be termed local vernacular. For this initial stage I have concentrated on this aspect, although it has been by no means the only focus.
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.