Item 77-1055-1189 - Map of Halifax, Halifax Explosion

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Map of Halifax, Halifax Explosion

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CA BI 77-1055-1189

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  • 1918 (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5cm x 9.5cm

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Photograph and photo album were donated to the Beaton Institute Archives by Mary Lynch.

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Item is a map of the aftermath of the Halifax Explosion. According to the photograph's caption, "the section outlined is the devastated area extending from the harbour front out North Street to Windsor Street and then north almost to the extreme right of the map. The collision took place in "Section 10" as indicated above."

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  • English

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