Taradale Hotel

Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931

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About this object
The photograph shows the Taradale Hotel after the devastating 3 February 1931 earthquake. The walls of the building have completely sheared off. The roof is intact and the interior of the rooms are visible. There are a group men standing dangerously close to the ruin.

Photographer, Percy Sorrell.
Date, post 3 February 1931.
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Hand coloured negative on glass.
Measurements
Height x Width: 82 x 82mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
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Other number(s)
70663

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