Emerson Street, Napier

Williams, David Godfrey
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
The photograph has been taken after the devastating 3 February 1931 earthquake and subsequent fire. The image shows the remains of Napier township. Emerson Street is on the right. Tennyson Street runs parallel. The temporary buildings built to house the Criterion and Masonic hotels can be seen on the right hand side. The roads have been cleared of debris to allow vehicle access.

Photographer, Dave Williams.
Date, post 3 February 1931.
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black & white photograph.
Height x Width: 80 x 105mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, W81 (d)
Credit Line
gifted by H J Williams
Other number(s)
W81 (d), 71636


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