Photo from The South African Photo-Publishing Company, 1894
Photographer: Scanned image




View from Church Square

Ref: Rex HM, 1974. Die lewe en werk van Sytes Wopkes Wierda in Nederland met verwysing na sy betekenis vir die Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek (The life and work of Sytes Wopkes Wierda in the Netherlands with reference to what he meant for the South African Republic). Pretoria. Unpublished PhD: 428


Photographer: Unknown




Aerial view towards Church Square

Ref: Rex HM, 1974. Die lewe en werk van Sytes Wopkes Wierda in Nederland met verwysing na sy betekenis vir die Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek (The life and work of Sytes Wopkes Wierda in the Netherlands with reference to what he meant for the South African Republic). Pretoria. Unpublished PhD: 363


Photographer: Unknown




Front view

From a photo. by SHORT

Ref: Anon, c. 1899. Picturesque South Africa - An album of Photographic Views. Cape Town: Dennis Edwards & Co. p 176.


Photographer: Scanned image




Oblique view of west facade
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Northern section of west facade
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Central section of west facade
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Southern section of west facade
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Facade detail
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Facade detail
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




View across the square from east
Photographer: Johan Swart - 2014




View across the square from north
Photographer: Paul van der Merwe - 2015




View across the square from north
Photographer: Nicholas Clarke - 2014




Main entrance
Photographer: Paul van der Merwe - 2015




Worm's eye view
Photographer: Johan Swart - 2014




Pediment and dome
Photographer: Paul van der Merwe - 2015




Pediment
Photographer: Paul van der Merwe - 2015




Detail of pediment with coat of arms
Photographer: Paul van der Merwe - 2015




Cupola and statue of Liberty
Photographer: Nicholas Clarke - 2014




Plaque about furniture - English
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Plaque about furniture - Afrikaans
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Plaque commemorating the restoration 1987 10 23
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Painting of Parliament in England
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Detail of door handle
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Reception hall
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Main lobby
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Stairs from main lobby
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




First floor lobby
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




First floor lobby
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




First floor lobby
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Main Council Chamber
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Main Council Chamber
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Window ledge with head of Paul Kruger
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Detail of Paul Kruger's head
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Stair landing
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Passage detail
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Looking down at main Council Chamber
Photographer: Paul van der Merwe - 2015




Looking up from main Council Chamber
Photographer: Paul van der Merwe - 2015




Looking across main Council Chamber
Photographer: Paul van der Merwe - 2015




Carved coat of arms
Photographer: Paul van der Merwe - 2015




Stair detail
Photographer: Paul van der Merwe - 2015




Looking up stairwell
Photographer: Paul van der Merwe - 2015




Attic passage
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Attic passage detail
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Meteorological tower in inner court
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Tower detail
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Stairs to tower
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Roof space in tower
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Meteorological equipment in roof space
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Meteorological equipment in cupola
Photographer: Nicholas Clarke - 2013 01 12




Oriel window in cupola
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Detail of dome structure
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




Detail of dome structure
Photographer: Roger Fisher - 2013 01 12




4c Stamp - 1982 07 15 from Fourth Definitive Series First Day Cover

Caption with stamp:
4c Raadsaal, Pretoria This government building of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek was designed by the government architect, Sytze Wierda, in the Italian Renaissance style. The foundation-stone was laid by Pres. Paul Kruger on 6 May 1889. Drawing by AH Barrett

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Post card C1903
Ref: Pretoria - J. H. DE BUSSY
Photographer: Unknown