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Photograph collection

The large Photograph Collection consists mainly of photographs of the Free State and Bloemfontein: architecture, people of historical importance, political figures, fashion, education  and historical events are some of the themes represented in the collection.

 

The Grand Theatre in Hanger Street, Bloemfontein was a mixture of Romanesque, Classical and Art Nouveau architecture. In 1953 both the Grand Theatre and Grand Hotel (in the background) were demolished and replaced by a parking lot.
The Grand Theatre in Hanger Street, Bloemfontein was a mixture of Romanesque, Classical and Art Nouveau architecture. In 1953 both the Grand Theatre and Grand Hotel (in the background) were demolished and replaced by a parking lot.