The newly competed Employment Exchange, James Street West, Bath, September 1938
2 8 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 20cm

The newly competed Employment Exchange, James Street West, Bath, September 1938

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Description

Recently opened, 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 Reference

47819
 

Collection Reference

Bath Weekly Chronicle 8 October 1938
 

Original Width (mm)

160
 

Original Height (mm)

100
 

Collection Location

Bath Central Library
 

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