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, after the 3 February 1931 earthquake and subsequent fire. Smoke is visible amongst the buildings of which only the walls remain. A policeman stands holding his bicycle and a sailor can be seen in the background both looking towards the source of the smoke.

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, [70599]
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