240 p. Full-colour photographs.
From the Publisher
The author and photographer have collaborated to reveal the
artworks and architectural secrets that lie behind the doors of
some well-known and lesser known, landmark buildings in and around
the ''Mother City''. These buildings are part of the country''s
collective heritage, reflecting the myriad cultural influences that
have shaped South Africa.
These ''hidden'' interiors include the Sendinggestig Museum, South
African National Library, City Hall, Palm Tree Mosque, Welgelegen,
the Royal Observatory, Bertram House, the Greek Orthodox Cathedral
of St George, Groote Schuur, the Old Synagogue, Irma Stern Museum
and the officer''s mess of the Cape Town Rifles (''The
Superb photography coupled with interesting and informative text,
this is essential for anyone interested in South African
architecture, design or cultural history.