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Fire damage in East London

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059O
Scope and Contents A collection of three panoramic views each composed of two joined prints mounted on card and with extensive handwritten captions identifying locations and buildings, which have been recorded as found. They were taken by Fox and Son (or G. Fox and Son), a commercial photographic firm based in East London, South Africa, circa 1902.‘On Sunday afternoon, November 9, 1902, East London’s greatest fire broke out behind Messrs. Dunn and Co.’s wool store on the Flat Street side of the Market...
Dates: 1902
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  • ARCHON code (for CUL materials): Royal Commonwealth Soc. (GBR/0115) X
  • Subject: South Africa (nation) X
  • Subject: Eastern Cape, Province of (province) X
  • Subject: East London (inhabited place) X