Hannah's Building, Hastings Street, Napier

Moodie, Frank L
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain
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This photograph depicts the Hannah's Building on the corner of Hastings and Browning Streets in Napier after the Hawke's Bay earthquake on the 3rd of February 1931.

The Hannah's Building withstood the earthquake. The interior of the building was gutted by fire. To the right of the Hannah's Building is the Abbott Building. To the left, the premises of Lockyer's are visible.

In the foreground of the photograph signage for Guardian Assurance Company Limited can be seen lying on the road along Browning Street.

The photographer is thought to be Frank L Moodie, architect.
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
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Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph.
Height x Width: 80 x 102mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 7255 n
Credit Line
gifted by Margaret Burton
Other number(s)
m90/30, 7255 n, 76537


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