Booklet, Hastings, Before and After the Hawke's Bay Earthquake

Lovell-Smith, Hubert John
Lovell-Smith & Venner Ltd

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Brief Description
Booklet entitled: Hastings, Before and After the Hawke's Bay Earthquake.

This is a comparative study of Hastings using photographs taken before and after the 3 February 1931 earthquake.

This booklet contains 18 photographs of the following: Grand Hotel, Hastings before and after the quake but before the fire; Post Office; Heretaunga Street - two different sets of images; Queen Street; Nurses' Home, Napier; Cosy Theatre, Heretaunga Street; Methodist Church; Band rotunda, Queens Square.

Photographer, H J Lovell-Smith.
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Media/Materials description
Printed with black ink on paper; blue ink on blue paper (cover).
Height x Width: 122 x 186mm
Price: One Shilling, Printed
Donated by Joan Smith 15-6-89, Inscription
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Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Credit line
gifted by Joan Smith
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