Dalton Street, Napier

Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain

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The photograph shows the intersection of Dalton and Emerson Streets, Napier. New buildings have replaced those which were damaged in the devastating 3 February 1931 earthquake and subsequent fire. The reconditioned Emerson and Dalton (E & D) building can be seen on the left. Adjoining it, is the Murdoch building. Next is Masson House and in the middle background, is the two storied Dalgety and Company Limited block of office premises. Hotel Central is on the right. Scaffolding can be seen to the right in the forefront of the image.

Photographer, Percy Sorrell.
Date, possibly 1932.
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Media/Materials description
Hand coloured negative on glass.
Height x Width: 82 x 82mm
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Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, [70666]
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