Emerson Street, Napier

Lambourne, Cyril Walter
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
The photograph shows damaged buildings in the centre of the Napier business district. The destruction was caused by the devastating 3 February 1931 earthquake and subsequent fire. In the background can be seen the exterior walls of the A B Hurst building which was located on Emerson Street.

Photographer, Cyril Walter Lambourne.
Date, post 3 February 1931.
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black & white photograph.
Height x Width: 167 x 216mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 12005
Credit Line
gifted by A F Tucker
Other number(s)
m2003/9/50, 12005, 71242


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