Napier from St Paul's Church

Maker
Burton Brothers
Current rights
Public Domain
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Object detail

About this object
View of Napier taken in the vicinity of St Paul's Presbyterian Church looking towards the lagoon. Dalton Street runs away from the camera towards the left, while Emerson Street and Tennyson Street run through the mid foreground roughly horizontal to the picture plane. Located at the intersection of Dalton and Emerson Streets is the Star Hotel, outside which a horse and cart waits. In the foreground can be seen the steeple of the first St Paul’s church. Immediately above the steeple of St Paul’s can be seen the Trinity Methodist Church, built in 1876, which faces away from the camera towards Clive Square. A mix of commercial and residential buildings surrounds these local landmarks.

Photographer, Burton Bros.
Date unknown.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph mounted in an album.
Measurements
Photograph: Height x Width: 145 x 199mm
Album: Height x Width x Depth/Length: 401 x 330 x 55mm
Signature/Inscription
C. D. Cornford 56/28, Stamp, Stamped
13, Inscription, Handwritten
duplicate of 1129 have negative, Inscription, Handwritten
Subject period
Subject date
1880s?
Caption
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 1912
Credit Line
from the estate of Mr C D Cornford
Other number(s)
56/28, Album 12, 1912, 77568
Accession number
56/28

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