View of Napier looking south from Bluff Hill

Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
View of Napier looking south from Bluff Hill towards Awatoto taken in the 1880s or 1890s. On the right side of the photograph, Napier Prison and the lighthouse are visible on the side of Bluff Hill. Beyond is the Central Business District. The Napier Courthouse is visible at the intersection of Browning Street and Marine Parade. The Athenaeum stands on the corner of Browning Street and Herschell Street.

The shallow lagoon is visible on the right side of the image. Cape Kidnappers is visible in the distance.

Photographer, Burton Brothers.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph mounted in an album.
Photograph: Height x Width: 154 x 205mm
Album: Height x Width x Depth/Length: 401 x 330 x 55mm
6, Inscription, Handwritten
C. D. Cornford 56/28, Stamp, Stamped
45%, Sticker, Handwritten
40%, Sticker, Handwritten
Subject date
Current rights
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 1900
Credit line
from the estate of Mr C D Cornford
Other number(s)
56/28, Album 12, 1900, 77520
Accession number

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