Queen Street in ruins, Hastings

Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
This photograph depicts the Hastings premises of E S Cliff and Company Limited, printers, on Queen Street after the Hawke's Bay earthquake on the 3rd of February 1931. Signage for F J Tonkin, land agent, and Harvey Fulton and Hill, land and insurance agents, is also visible. The old post office building that these two businesses occupied was left relatively undamaged after the earthquake.

Photographer, unknown.
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph on card.
Height x Width: 88 x 115mm
Height x Width: 115 x 247mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 7069 b
Credit Line
gifted by Mrs V Smith
Other number(s)
m86/52, 7069 b, 77444


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