JOHANNESBURG THEN AND NOW (THEN AND NOW SERIES) by Latilla, Marc
Struik Nature 01 December 2018
Book Hardcover 160 pages
Johannesburg s rapid development is linked to the fabulous gold-rich deposits that lie beneath it. Here, in a fascinating series of photographic juxtapositions, Johannesburg Then and Now chronicles the city s expansion from dusty mining camp to economic powerhouse. Rare archival photographs, dating from the 1880s to the 1940s, are contrasted with vivid scenes of the modern city, providing a hitherto untold portrait of the Place of Gold. Detailed captions provide fascinating comparisons between the old and the new. A superb collection of images and text that will delight local residents and visitors alike.