Blunders, Blazes and Heroes

Museum of the Order of St John

On the anniversary of the disaster in which 51 women died, Dr Rebecca Wynter (University of Birmingham) explores what happened on the morning of 27 January 1903.

‘Forged by Fire: Burns Injury and Identity in Britain, c.1800-2000′ is funded by the AHRC and run by the University of Birmingham and Leeds Beckett University.

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