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.

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

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.

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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