Parker's Chambers, Herschell Street, Napier

Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
This photograph depicts the Herschell Street façade of Parker's Chambers after the Hawke's Bay earthquake on the 3rd of February 1931.

Parker and Company Limited, outfitters, were located in this building. Other tenets included Mrs Olds, a hair specialist, and Robert Currie, a clerk, who occupied part of the first floor.

Rubble from the damaged brick façade lines Hastings Street.

The photographer is thought to be Frank L Moodie, architect.
Primary Maker
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph.
Measurements
Height x Width: 102 x 81mm
Signature/Inscription
8, Inscription, Handwritten
Subject person
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Caption
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 7256 g
Credit line
gifted by Margaret Burton
Other number(s)
m90/31, 7256 h, 76596

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