View down Tennyson Street, Napier

Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
This photograph depicts Tennyson Street and the destruction to central Napier from the Hawke's Bay earthquake on the 3rd of February 1931.
Visible is the Public Trust building, which suffered only minor damage and Bluff Hill in the distance.
There are crushed cars in the foreground and a solitary man walks the empty street.

Photographer, unknown.
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph.
Measurements
Height x Width: 167 x 215mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Caption
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 12266
Other number(s)
12266, 75728

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