Emerson Street, Napier

Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
The photograph shows the damage to shops at the bottom of Emerson Street caused by the 3 February 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake. From left to right the shops are: Kelly's Kash (sic) store, an unidentified shop, Whitfields Motor Service and Loaders fruit depot. Clive Square is partly visible on the extreme right of the photograph. The debris in Emerson Street has been cleaned up.

Dave Williams, photographer.
Date, post 3 February 1931.
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black & white photograph. Photograph glued on card.
Photograph: Height x Width: 82 x 104mm
Card: Height x Width: 90 x 115mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, W254
Credit line
gifted by H J Williams
Other number(s)
W254, 75857

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