Tennyson Street, Napier

Maker
Sorrell, Percy Caz
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain
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The photograph shows Tennyson Street, Napier after the devastating 3 February 1931 earthquake and subsequent fire. Sailors, possibly from HMS Veronica, can be seen searching in the rubble for bodies. The Napier Public Trust office can be seen in the background.

Photographer, Percy Sorrell.
Date, 3 February 1931.
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Production period
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Media/Materials description
Hand coloured negative on glass.
Measurements
Height x Width: 82 x 82mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Caption
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, [70662]
Other number(s)
70662

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