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 after the Hawke's Bay earthquake on the 3rd of February 1931.

The Municipal Theatre can be seen in the background of the photograph and Bluff Hill runs behind this.

A prominent house can be seen on the top of Bluff Hill, this is thought to be the house that Alan Angus, Rita Angus' brother, lived in and then the Geddis Family. Trevor Geddis was the managing director of the Daily Telegraph, Napier, in September 1931.

Frank Moodie has been attributed as the photographer.
Primary Maker
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph.
Length x Width x Height: 61 x 87mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 7247 c
Credit line
gifted by Captain Fred Chapman
Other number(s)
m90/22, 7247 c, 75856

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