The Spit, Napier

Maker
Burton Brothers
Current rights
Public Domain
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Object detail

About this object
View of Port Ahuriri and Westshore from Napier Hill, possibly taken in the late 1880s or early 1890s. Port Ahuriri is located on the right side of the photograph. Petane Bridge is visible linking West Quay and the Western Spit (Westshore). West Quay is connected to the mainland by Hyderabad Road.

The Inner Harbour and Kaweka Ranges are visible in the distance.

Photographer, Burton Brothers.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph mounted in an album.
Measurements
Photograph: Height x Width: 144 x 200mm
Album: Height x Width x Depth/Length: 401 x 330 x 55mm
Signature/Inscription
C. D. Cornford 56/28, Stamp, Stamped
25, Inscription, Handwritten
Subject date
1880s-1890s?
Caption
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 1932
Credit Line
from the estate of Mr C D Cornford
Other number(s)
56/28, Album 12, 1932, 77640
Accession number
56/28

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