The Municipal Theatre, Napier

Sorrell, Percy Caz
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The photograph of the Municipal Theatre Napier shows the exterior with three men, a child and a dog standing outside the front.

On the top of the building is written Napier Municipal Theatre, 1911.

Photographer, unknown.

The photograph is glued to card and at the bottom is a label which reads: The Municipal Theatre, Napier, opened 12 November 1912. Architect - Hon. William Pitt of Melbourne. This shows Tennyson Street frontage with trees in Tiffen Park visible behind, and Dr T C Moore's residence adjoining a lane at the left.

The photographer is possibly Percy Sorrell as photograph number 3368, which is part of this series has Percy Sorrell written on the back of the image.
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Sepia coloured photograph glued to board. The label is typed onto paper.
Height x Width: 150 x 205mm
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Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 3363
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gifted by Mr V B Clareburt
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m65/38, 3363, 75075


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