Hastings Street, Napier

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Public Domain

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About this object
View of Hastings Street looking towards Napier Hill possibly taken in the 1880s. Businesses visible along the left side of the street include a baker and confectioner, a stationer, and Barraud and Bowerman (chemists and druggists). On the opposite side of the road can be seen the premises of Hooper’s Hair Cutting Saloon, the Bank of Australasia, John Murry’s Napier Cash Boot Shop, Large and Townley (cabinet maker, upholsterer), David Levi (tobacconist), Jacob’s Fancy Repository, and W Prebble (fruiterer). R Hannah and Company (The Hawke’s Bay and Napier Cash Boot Market) is located on the corner of Hastings Street and Browning Street. On the opposite side of the intersection stands the Colonial Bank.

At the centre of the photograph stands the Clarendon Hotel. To the left of the hotel are the premises of the Victoria Fire and Marine Insurance Company in the Roope Brooking building.

Photographer, Burton Bros.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph mounted in an album.
Photograph: Height x Width: 144 x 200mm
Album: Height x Width x Depth/Length: 401 x 330 x 55mm
C. D. Cornford 56/28, Stamp, Stamped
Subject period
Subject date
Current rights
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 1964
Credit line
from the estate of Mr C D Cornford
Other number(s)
56/28, Album 12, 1964, 77717
Accession number

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