Hastings Street, Napier

Sorrell, Percy Caz
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
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Public Domain
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The photograph shows Hastings Street, Napier after the devastating destruction caused by the 3 February 1931 earthquake and subsequent fire. The Napier Post Office is on the left. Bluff Hill can be seen in the background. There are empty sections on the right where buildings have been demolished. The tram lines can be seen embedded in the road.

Photographer, Percy Sorrell.
Date, unknown.
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
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Media/Materials description
Hand coloured glass.
Height x Width: 82 x 82mm
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Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, [70569]
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