Workers in the burnt wreckage of Ballantyne's department store, trying to make an entrance to the basement, Nov 1947
Reference Number: PAColl-8163-56
Workers in the burnt wreckage of Ballantyne's department store, trying to make an entrance to the basement where the fire started. Photograph taken at 11.30pm on Tuesday night, 18 November 1947, the evening after the fire. Photographer unidentified.
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00079 (849 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 16 x 20.4 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - taken 11-30 Tuesday night. Workers trying to make an entrance to basement where fire started and [sic] many burnt victims were here and in basement
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