Tin Town, Napier

A B Hurst & Son
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
A view of Napier, looking east. In the foreground are the community shops, commonly known as Tin Town, built in Memorial and Clive Squares after the Hawke's Bay earthquake on the 3rd of February 1931. The premises of McGlashan's, an auctioneer and fruit merchant, is visible in the bottom right corner of the photograph. Also visible in the background is the Trinity Methodist Church and St Patrick's Church.

Photographer, A B Hurst.
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph.
Height x Width: 87 x 143mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 3278 f
Credit Line
gifted by Dale Connelly
Other number(s)
m2003/6/44, 3278 f, 77006


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