The Great Fire at Arnos Vale, Bristol Aug 16th 1905.
The Great Fire at Arnos Vale, Bristol Aug 16th 1905.

This brilliantly dramatic and striking image shows barrels and a warehouse on fire on the citys outskirts. Fred had heavily emphasised the flames by painting them on to the negative prior to printing.

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The Fatal Fire in Bristol, April 7th 1909.
The Fatal Fire in Bristol, April 7th 1909.

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Old Fire Brigade, Bristol.
Old Fire Brigade, Bristol.

Due to the film limitations of the time this 'action' shot is actually carefully posed. This brigade - a William Rose steamer was from St George's, Bristol.

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The Great Fire at Arnos Vale, Bristol Aug 16th 1905.
The Great Fire at Arnos Vale, Bristol Aug 16th 1905.

This brilliantly dramatic and striking image shows barrels and a warehouse on fire on the citys outskirts. Fred had heavily emphasised the flames by painting them on to the negative prior to printing.

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