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Caxton Street and Market Square, 1902

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059O/2

Scope and Contents

300 x 105 mm. A view showing the section of Caxton Street which adjoins the market square. Identified among the ruins are the Union Castle Co. offices and the Grand Hotel. A note states 'Sparks and blazing material carried from lower end of square by force of gale, these set a stack of forage alight near the corner and soon adjoining buildings were in a blaze, the fire gradually extending to the whole block.'

Dates

  • 1902

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, some overall fading.

General

WS.

Originator(s)

Fox and Son

Finding aid date

2006-10-06 14:57:11+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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