Memorial Square, New Napier

Sorrell, Percy Caz
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
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Public Domain
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The photograph shows Memorial Square, Napier and the Women's Rest building. Clive Square is on the right. There are empty sections of land in evidence where buildings have been demolished because of the devastating 3 February 1931 earthquake. Trinity Methodist Church faces Clive Square. Loader's Hedgegrove Orchard fruit depot is to the right of the church. The newly built Provincial Hotel faces Memorial Square.

Photographer, Percy Sorrell.
Date, unknown. Possibly 1932.
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
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Hand coloured negative on glass.
Height x Width: 82 x 82mm
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Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, [70664]
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