Mosenthals: A Metaphor for the Fortunes of Port Elizabeth

 Even my family has a connection to this once prominent company. Firstly, my maternal grandfather was a wool sorter and later my mother was a typist in their employ. For me, the firm Mosenthals epitomises both the growth and subsequent decline of Port Elizabeth, but also the trajectory of South Africa’s industrial, agricultural, and commercial … Continue reading Mosenthals: A Metaphor for the Fortunes of Port Elizabeth