View of snake park at the Bird Street Museum, with attendant handling snakes and spectators watching. Taken shortly after its establishment in 1919.

Submitted by Bryan WINTERMEYER


Photographer: Unidentified




Snake park, 1919, with Bird Street Museum building in background. Before erection of pergola. Attendant holding a python. Spectators watching. Two blue cranes on surrounding pathway.

Submitted by Bryan WINTERMEYER


Photographer: Unidentified




Early view of snake park c.1919 with. Attendant holding snakes. Spectators. Pergola not yet erected.

Submitted by Bryan WINTERMEYER


Photographer: Unidentified




Snake park with attendant controlling cobras. Spectators watching. Shows surrounding pergola erected in early 1920's.

Submitted by Bryan WINTERMEYER


Photographer: Unidentified




Snake park, with attendant holding a python. Taken before erection of surrounding pergola.

Submitted by Bryan WINTERMEYER


Photographer: Unidentified




Two of snake park attendants.

Submitted by Bryan WINTERMEYER


Photographer: Unidentified




Spectators watching birds in aviary at Bird Street Museum, c. 1920. Note fashions of the time.

Submitted by Bryan WINTERMEYER


Photographer: Unidentified




Two snake park attendants with python.

Submitted by Bryan WINTERMEYER


Photographer: Unidentified




View of interior of Snake Park with attendant holding snakes. Surrounding pergola and ancillary buildings shown. 1920's.

Submitted by Bryan WINTERMEYER


Photographer: Unidentified




Snake park attendant with cobras.

Submitted by Bryan WINTERMEYER


Photographer: Unidentified




Snake park attendants holding small snakes. c. 1920.

Submitted by Bryan WINTERMEYER


Photographer: Unidentified




Two snake park attendants holding a python.

Submitted by Bryan WINTERMEYER


Photographer: Unidentified




Snake park attendant holding a bunch of snakes. c. 1950.

Submitted by Bryan WINTERMEYER


Photographer: Unidentified




Snake park attendant demonstrating snakes. Spectators in background. c. 1950.

Submitted by Bryan WINTERMEYER


Photographer: Unidentified




View of pergola round snake park. Spectators watching - fashions of early 1920's.
Photographer: Unidentified




View of interior of snake park, attendant with snakes, spectators, pergola and museum buildings, pergola, 1920's.
Photographer: Unidentified




Johannes posing by special request (after being tipped) Snake Park Port Elizabeth 19 Apr 1930

Submitted by Bryan WINTERMEYER


Photographer: Alfred Battiss




Writing on back of previous photograph

Submitted by Bryan WINTERMEYER


Photographer: Unidentified




Sign 'THE POISON FANGS OF THESE SNAKES HAVE NOT BEEN REMOVED'

Submitted by Bryan WINTERMEYER


Photographer: Unidentified




Pond in foreground with surrounding pergola
Photographer: Unidentified




Snake park attendant demonstrating snakes. Sign in foreground.

Submitted by Bryan WINTERMEYER


Photographer: Unidentified




EASTERN PROVINCE ANNUAL for 1937
Above: Port Elizabeth''s Snake Park is famous throughout the world. It is a place of flowered, shaded loveliness.
Below: The finals of the South African Soap-box Derby are held in Port Elizabeth each year. Here is one of the finalists careering down the course between massed ranks of spectators

Submitted by Bryan WINTERMEYER


Photographer: Unidentified