Napier from Tiffen Park

Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
The photograph shows Napier taken from Tiffen Park, after the devastating earthquake and subsequent fire of 3 February 1931. Only the façades and exterior walls of the commercial buildings have been left standing. The Criterion Bar, a temporary building, can be seen on a cleared section of land. The Norfolk pines, which grew along Marine Parade, are visible.

Photographer, unknown.
Date, post 3 February 1931.
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Hand coloured glass.
Height x Width: 82 x 82mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, [70575]
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