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HRS 4222 Pretoria Colliery Disaster, tissue paper appeal 1910

Many ways were used to raise funds those affected by the Pretoria Disaster, one novel way was the sale of 'In memory' tissue sheets on which was listed the names of those died. Today, what few of these sheets survive are incredibly fragile as can be seen in the photo.

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