Nurses' Home, Napier Hospital

Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
This photograph depicts the Nurses' Home at Napier Hospital after the Hawke's Bay earthquake on 3 February 1931. The Nurses' Home, despite being built only one year before the Hawke's Bay earthquake, was flawed by a combination of poorly mixed concrete and insufficient reinforcing.

Photographer, unknown.
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black & white photograph. The photographs are glued onto black photograph album pages. The pages have been removed from the album.
Height x Width: 64 x 110mm
Height x Width: 177 x 273mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 15589
Credit Line
gifted by Mrs Jeanine McKay
Other number(s)
2012/21/7, 15589, 77143
Accession number


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