Castle Gateway

Ref: Picturesque South Africa - An Album of Photographic Views pg 8
Photographer: From a photo by Mathews




The Generals Headquarters

Ref: Picturesque South Africa - An Album of Photographic Views pg 9
Photographer: From a photo by Gow




Castle Barack Rooms UPSpace
Photographer: Unknown




Views of the "Kat" The "Kasteel de Goede Hoop"

Ref: Finch 1911: opp pg 104
Photographer: Unknown




Van der Stel's Gateway, The Castle

Ref: Finch 1911: between pg 104 and 105
Photographer: Unknown




5c Stamp - 1982 07 15 from Fourth Definitive Series First Day Cover

Caption with stamp:
5c The Castle, Cape Town The Castle in Cape Town is the oldest building in South Africa. Work on this pentagonal fortress commenced in 1665 and was completed in 1679. The five bastions were named after the titles of the Prince of Orange, namely Buren, Katzenellenbogen, Nassau, Oranje and Leerdam. It is now used by the South African Defence Force. Drawing by AH Barrett

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Dolphin Fountain (demolished) Delt Fassler after Schutte UPSpace

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Kat Balcony Fassler from measured drawings by Rees Poole and Mullins UPSpace

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Hall Doorway Delt Fassler after Mullins UPSpace

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Hall Doorway Delt Fassler after Mullins & Leith UPSpace

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Castle door to Inner Courtyard Delt Fassler mens Pearse UPSpace

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A GATEWAY IN THE CASTLE, CAPE TOWN
INGANGSPOORT, DIE KASTEEL, KAAPSTAD

Drawing by Timlin

[TIMLIN, William M 1927: pl 4]

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Watercolour painting by by W Westhofen 'On the ramparts of the old Castle, by moonlight'
Source: Juta, Réné & Westhofen, W. 1910:ill
Submitted by Lila Komnick