Tennyson Street, Napier

Production date
03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
The photograph shows Tennyson Street, Napier taken 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 telephone poles remain. The road is covered with debris from the damaged buildings. The top of the Public Trust Office can be seen in the distance on the left.

Photographer, Percy Sorrell.
Date, 3 February 1931.
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Hand coloured glass.
Height x Width: 82 x 82mm
Subject period
Subject date
03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, [70567]
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