About this object
A photograph depicting Emerson Street decorated for the parade and ceremonies surrounding the Imperial Troop Visit to Napier in February 1901. The street is decorated with strings of flags in a bunting style.

The photograph is taken from a shop awning above the procession looking down the street towards Marine Parade. A woman seated on a shop awning is visible at the right of the image watching the parade. Other spectators are visible in and atop various buildings and in the street below.

A group of men in military uniform on horseback lead the procession. Behind them infantry are marching in rows all the way along the street into the distance.

A man is perched near the top of the lamp post at the left hand side of the image near W Dodds' tailor shop.

The shop awnings and posts along the street are decorated with young saplings and foliage.

Photographer unknown.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph attached to card with three other photographs.
Height x Width: 100 x 142mm
Height x Width: 250 x 195mm
Subject person
Subject period
Subject date
Feb 1901
Display location
Current rights
Credit Line
gifted by Mr Cecil Douglas Cornford
Other number(s)
56/28, 2008 a, 78267
Accession number

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