Ballantyne's department store fire, Christchurch

Ballantyne's department store fire, Christchurch

Fire at Ballantyne's department store in 1947, showing fire fighters on Colombo Street, Christchurch, with water hoses. Photographer unidentified.

Inscriptions: Verso - 6000 gallons of water every minute played into building looking north along Colombo St. Instruction and Directions one man said like a scene from London Blitz

Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).

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New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives / New Zealand Free Lance original photographic prints, from the file print collection, Box 2
1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Orientation: Horizontal image
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