Oblique view from north west
Photographer: Jaap-Evert Abrahamse - 2013




Main entrance and tower
Photographer: Jaap-Evert Abrahamse - 2013




Detail of main entrance
Photographer: Jaap-Evert Abrahamse - 2013




Facade detail with visible damage
Photographer: Jaap-Evert Abrahamse - 2013




Facade detail with visible damage
Photographer: Jaap-Evert Abrahamse - 2013




Section of facade with fountain and obelisk street furniture in foreground

Submitted by William MARTINSON

Photographer: Sarah Welham - 2015




Facade detail

Submitted by William MARTINSON

Photographer: Sarah Welham - 2015




Detail of arched wrought iron gate on south elevation

Submitted by William MARTINSON

Photographer: Sarah Welham - 2015




Foundatjion stone - 1897

Submitted by William MARTINSON

Photographer: Sarah Welham - 2015




Oblique view of rear facade with plastered and painted walls

Submitted by William MARTINSON

Photographer: Sarah Welham - 2015




Rear elevation form east – with clock tower visible over roof

Submitted by William MARTINSON

Photographer: Sarah Welham - 2015




Front view

From a photo. by BARNETT

Ref: Anon, c. 1899. Picturesque South Africa - An album of Photographic Views. Cape Town: Dennis Edwards & Co. p 166.


Photographer: Barnett




Front elevation
Source: van der Waal. 1987:56

Photographer: Barnett & Co - 1897




Front elevation before 1905
Source: Benjamin. 1979:69

Photographer: Unknown




Front elevation after 1905
Source: Benjamin. 1979:69

Photographer: Unknown




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

Caption with stamp:
5c Rissik Street Post Office, Johannesburg Sytze Wierda designed this post office, which was completed in 1897. On instruction of Lord Milner a fourth storey and a clock tower were added in 1904. The Rissik Street Post Office is the only remaining ZAP building in the city centre. Drawing by AH Barrett

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Drawing 163 of 365 by Shaun Gaylard

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