South British Insurance Company, Browning Street, Napier

Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931

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About this object
This photograph depicts the South British Insurance Company building on the corner of Browning and Herschell Streets in Napier after the Hawke's Bay earthquake on the 3rd of February 1931.

The second level of the building has been demolished and braces secure the first level. Fallen bricks can be seen at the side of the building. Men can be seen working on the building.

The photographer is thought to be Frank L Moodie, architect.
Primary Maker
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph.
Height x Width: 81 x 101mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Display location
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 7256 j
Credit Line
gifted by Margaret Burton
Other number(s)
m90/31, 7256 j, 76611

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