Tin Town, Napier

Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
This photograph depicts the community shopping complex, commonly known as Tin Town, built in Memorial and Clive Squares after the Hawke's Bay earthquake on the 3rd of February 1931. Signage for Bestalls Limited is visible on the right of the image. In the background of the image, the steeple of St Patrick's Church can be seen.

Photographer, Sorrell.
Primary Maker
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph.
Height x Width: 89 x 141mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 14576
Other number(s)
14576, 77082

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