Anstey's (1935-7), by Emley &Williamson: looking dilapidated yet still a Landmark in 1978 when this photograph was taken
Photographer: Unknown




View down Jeppe Street in the mid-1930s, showing Astor Mansions and, in the background, Anstey's in the process of completion. (Photo: Africana Museum)
Photographer: Africana Museum




Anstey's: original vision of a stepped Futurist tower. (Rand Daily Mail, 8 January 1935)
Photographer: Rand Daily Mail




Ansteys Building under construction, from the commemorative booklet published on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of Johannesburg in 1936. Johannesburg City of Achievement, Johannesburg Publicity Association and the SAR&H Administration, Cape Times. Johannesburg & Cape Town, 1936. Sumbitted by William MARTINSON
Photographer: Scanned image




Advertisement published by Ansteys in Homes of the Golden City.

Submitted by William MARTINSON
Photographer: Scanned image




Advertisement published by Ansteys in the SA Who's Who of 1964 submitted by William MARTINSON
Photographer: Scanned image




Scanned image of a photograph of a demolition site in Johannesburg , circa 1956, with the Ansteys Building looming large in the background.
Ref: Eliovson, Ezra, Johannesburg The Fabulous City, Howard Timmins, Cape Town, n.d. circa 1956: pg 4.
Submitted by William MARTINSON


Photographer: Scanned image




View from street corner - 2011
Photographer: William Martinson




Detail of screen with brass monkey in lift foyer - 2011
Photographer: William Martinson




Plaque installed at entrance on Joubert St - 2011
Photographer: William Martinson




View of portion of south facade at 14th Floor - 2011
Photographer: William Martinson




A recent photograph with facades repainted

Submitted by William MARTINSON

Photographer: B K McKechnie - 2017




Postcard circa 1950

Title on rear of postcard:
Jeppe Street, Johannesburg looking West towards Newtown. The tall 22 story building is Ansteys, a department store. Gold was found in the rock when excavating for the foundations here (sic). In the distance are the cooling towers of the Municipal Power Station.

Published by McDonald, 30 Rosetta St., Regents Park, Johannesburg, South Africa

Submitted by William MARTINSON