Earthquake In Peru 1940

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Full title reads: "Earthquake In Peru".

Peru.

VS of ruined and damaged houses and of rescue workers digging amongst debris after severe earthquake in Peru.

GVs. of homeless people congregating at area where tents and makeshift huts are assembled to house them.

(Dublin...

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Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
20922
Sort Number:
40/052 (Dublin)
Time in/Out:
01:17:42:00 / 01:18:35:00
Canister:
40/52 (Dublin)
Film ID:
1049.16
Issue Date:
27/06/1940

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