New Napier

Maker
Sorrell, Percy Caz
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
The photograph shows the business centre of Napier taken from the hill looking towards Cape Kidnappers. On the left is the Athenaeum and across Herschell street can be seen the new Hawke's Bay County Council building. The Masonic Hotel is the white building behind the Athenaeum. Both the County Council building and Masonic Hotel were rebuilt after the 3 February 1931 earthquake.

Photographer, Percy Sorrell. PCS can be seen in the lower right hand corner.
Date, the photograph would have been taken before 1936 when the Hawke's Bay Art Gallery & Museum replaced the Athenaeum.
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, [70681]
Other number(s)
70681

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