Imperial Troop Visit

Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
A photograph of the band rotunda and Masonic Hotel on Marine Parade, Napier.

They are decorated for the parade and ceremonies surrounding the Imperial Troop Visit to Napier in February 1901. The balconies of the Masonic Hotel are lined with spectators, many holding parasols. The rotunda is decorated with flags. A New Zealand flag is atop the rotunda or the County Council Chambers. A string of flags are also visible on a wire between the rotunda and the balcony of the Masonic Hotel.

In the distance people are visible walking past Herschell Street along Tennyson Street in the direction of Hastings Street.

Photographer, unknown.
Date, 1901.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph attached to card with three other photographs.
Height x Width: 104 x 150mm
Height x Width: 250 x 195mm
Subject person
Subject period
Subject date
Feb 1901
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2008 c
Credit line
gifted by Mr Cecil Douglas Cornford
Other number(s)
56/28, 2008 c, 78255
Accession number

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