The new Employment Exchange nearing completion, James Street West, Bath, August 1938

The new Employment Exchange nearing completion, James Street West, Bath, August 1938
3 9 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 31cm

Description

Gleaming brightly, this building had a short life and was badly damaged by bombs in the Bath Blitz in April 1942. The rounded facade on Milk Street still bears the scars of the shrapnel damage. The reason so few photographs exist of this building before it was damaged was the fact that it only stood for two and a half years before the bombing and there were very few active photographers at that time. The building is currently undergoing renovation.

Image Details

Image Reference
 
47815
Collection Reference
 
Bath Weekly Chronicle 27 August 1938
Original Width (mm)
 
120
Original Height (mm)
 
110
Collection Location
 
Bath Central Library

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