Foundations of St John's Cathedral

Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
A photograph of the foundations of the temporary St John's Cathedral. The photograph was taken after the 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake, which destroyed the 1886 brick building that stood on this site. The temporary wooden building was completed in October 1932. The Waiapu Diocese Offices can be seen in the background on the left side of the photograph.

Photographer, Dave Williams.
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph.
Height x Width: 85 x 111mm
Neg W.7/214, Inscription, Handwritten
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, W124
Credit line
gifted by H J Williams
Other number(s)
W124, 77986

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