Hastings Street, Napier

Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
View of Hastings Street looking south taken in the late 1870s or early 1880s. On the extreme left of the image can be seen the premises of Hardy and Sidey Ironmongers. At the intersection of Hastings Street and Emerson Street can be seen the Bank of Australasia and Neal and Close. Further along Hastings Street are the premises of John McVay (saddler and harness maker), S E Cooper (watchmaker and jeweller), Garrett Brothers Boot Shoe Depot (located in Dublin House), the New Zealand Insurance Company, P F Colledge (watchmaker and jeweller), H Williams (ironmonger), R T Smythe (bookseller and stationer), John Higgins (butcher), Fortune and Black (bakers and confectioners) and C Hitchman (lolly manufacturer).

On the opposite side of Hastings Street are the premises of Ruddock and Fryer (ironmonger), the New Zealand Clothing Factory (clothing manufactures), A W L Cottrell (hairdresser, tobacconist and perfumer), the Criterion Hotel and the Union Bank of Australia.

Pedestrians and horse drawn carriages can be seen along the street.

Photographer, Burton bros.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph.
Height x Width: 151 x 204mm
Box 7A, Inscription, Handwritten
H.B. Art Gallery and Museum, Stamp, Stamp
Subject date
Current rights
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 4638 b
Credit line
from the estate of Mr C D Cornford
Other number(s)
m63/31, 4638 b, 75703

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