Rebuilding in Napier central business district

Maker
Hurst, Arthur Bendigo
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
The photograph shows that the devastation caused to the Napier central business district by the 3 February Hawke's Bay earthquake has been cleaned up and new building begun.

The photograph looks across Hastings Street towards the corner of Tennyson Street. The construction on the corner of Hastings and Tennyson Streets is the Market Reserve building. The Public Trust building can be seen in the distance. Tram lines can be seen on Hastings Street.

Photographer, A B Hurst, Napier.
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black & white photograph glued to the cardboard page of a photograph album.
Measurements
Photographs: Height x Width: 157 x 205mm
Card: Height x Width: 205 x 260mm
Signature/Inscription
y88/8/11, Inscription, Handwritten
Market Reserve building, Inscription, Handwritten
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Caption
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 15599
Credit Line
gifted by Mrs McKenzie
Other number(s)
m82/25 a, Album 60, 15599, 78561

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