View of Napier

Williams, F W
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Public Domain
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View of Napier from Napier Hill looking toward Awatoto, thought to have been taken in 1876 or 1877. Tennyson Street is located at the base of Napier Hill. Clive Square is visible in the right foreground. To the left of Clive Square is the Trinity Methodist Church, which was built in 1876.

Emerson Street and Dickens Street are also visible.

The railway station and the Hawke's Bay Brewery building are visible along the edge of the Inner Harbour on the right side of the photograph.

Photographer, possibly F W Williams.
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Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph mounted in an album.
Album (closed): Height x Width x Depth/Length: 287 x 240 x 42mm
Photograph: Height x Width: 86 x 145mm
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Subject date
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 296
Other number(s)
Album 2, 296, 78060


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