South Africa (nation)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
273 x 107 mm. A view looking along Caxton Street towards the market square. Identified among the ruins are the Electrical Co., Searle Bros and Co., the Police Station and the new premises of the Union Castle Co.
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.'
273 x 106 mm. A view looking south-east from the market square showing the junction of Oxford Street and Fleet Street. Identified among the ruins are the Club, Dyer and Dyer, Gasson and Co. and Dunn and Co. A note states: 'Fire originated at the back of above [Dunn and Co.] and extended the whole length of block, burning matter flew from this building [Dyer and Dyer] to the top of Market Square.’