Herschell Street, Napier

Sorrell, Percy Caz
Production date
03 Feb 1931
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Public Domain
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The photograph shows sailors, probably from HMS Veronica, two firemen and unidentified men pulling down what remains of a building damaged by the 3 February 1931 earthquake and subsequent fire. The image is taken at the corner of Herschell Street and Tennyson Street. The road has been cleared of debris to allow vehicle and public access. Damaged buildings are visible in the background.

Photographer, Percy Sorrell.
Date, 3 February 1931.
Production date
03 Feb 1931
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Hand coloured negative on glass.
Height x Width: 82 x 82mm
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03 Feb 1931
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, [70737]
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