View of Napier from Brewster Street looking towards the Inner Harbour

Burton Brothers
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Public Domain
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About this object
View of Napier from Napier Hill looking towards the Inner Harbour, possibly taken in the 1880s. St John’s Anglican Church is visible at the base of Napier Hill. The Bank of New Zealand and the Post Office stand at the intersection of Browning Street and Hastings Street. Among the other buildings that are visible in the photograph is the Trinity Methodist Church in Clive Square. The lagoon is visible in the distance.

Photographer, possibly Burton Brothers.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph mounted in an album.
Photograph: Height x Width: 140 x 192mm
Album: Height x Width x Depth/Length: 401 x 330 x 55mm
C. D. Cornford 56/28, Stamp, Stamped
10, Inscription, Handwritten
Subject period
Subject date
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 1908
Credit Line
from the estate of Mr C D Cornford
Other number(s)
56/28, Album 12, 1908, 77559
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