HMS Veronica, Ahuriri

Maker
Sorrell, Percy Caz
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain
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Object detail

About this object
The photograph shows the HMS Veronica berthed at West Quay, Ahuriri. The wharf has been severely damaged by the 3 February 1931 earthquake. The railway track is contorted and twisted and the piles have come away from the main structure.

Photographer, Percy Sorrell.
Date, post 3 February 1931.
Production date
Post 03 Feb 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
Caption
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, [70667]
Other number(s)
70667

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