About this object
View of Hastings Street looking towards Napier Hill taken in the late 1870s or early 1880s. On the left of the image are the Bank of New Zealand and the old Post Office. On the extreme right of the image are the premises of David Levi (tobacconist), Jacob’s Fancy Repository, and W Prebble (fruiterer). R Hannah and Company (The Hawke’s Bay and Napier Cash Boot Market) stands on the corner of Hastings Street and Browning Street. On the opposite side of Browning Street stands the Colonial Bank.
At the centre of the photograph stands the Clarendon Hotel. To the left of the hotel, the premises of the Victoria Fire and Marine Insurance Company (in the Roope Brooking building) and E W Blackwell (tailor and habit maker) are visible along Shakespeare Road.
Horse drawn vehicles are parked along the street.
Photographer, Burton bros.
Burton Brothers; 1868; 1916
Black and white photograph.
Height x Width: 154 x 205mm
Box 7A, Inscription, Handwritten
H.B. Art Gallery and Museum, Stamp, Stamp
2546, Inscription, Handwritten
Victoria Fire and Marine Insurance Co
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 4638 c
from the estate of Mr C D Cornford
m63/31, 4638 c, 75742