Framed Photograph, Napier in 1864

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a) Photograph entitled: Napier in 1864. The image has been taken from Napier Hill looking south towards Cape Kidnappers. St John's Anglican Church is visible on the far right. The Provincial Council Chambers which were built in 1860 is the large building in front of the Church. The Masonic Hotel (1861) is situated on the Hastings - Tennyson Street intersection. Swamp land can be seen in the background.

b) Frame. Glued to the back of the frame is a sign that reads: Myer's Picture Framing and Venetian Blind Establishment, Emerson Street, Napier.
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Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph framed in a gilt frame with metal decoration.
Height x Width: 188 x 227mm
Height x Width: 91 x 148mm
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Current rights
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 50
Credit line
gifted by David Brooke-Taylor
Other number(s)
m2003/29/2, 23808

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