Sunday, September 18, 2016

Sights of Old Durban: the tollgate

Tollgate at the top of Berea Road, Durban, 1850s.
The disabled tollkeeper can be seen in his invalid chair: he had a broken back.
His wife sits on the verandah. From this point, people entering the city had to be clothed i.e. not in minimal traditional attire.

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