Emerson Street, Napier

Production date
03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
The photograph shows Emerson Street, Napier, after the 3 February 1931 earthquake and subsequent fire. The facades and exterior walls are all that remain of the buildings. There are people standing in the background. The road has been cleared of debris to allow vehicle and public access.

Photographer, probably Percy Sorrell.
Date, 3 February 1931.
Production date
03 Feb 1931
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Media/Materials description
Hand coloured glass.
Height x Width: 82 x 82mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, [70600]
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