Rebuilding in Napier central business district

Maker
Hurst, Arthur Bendigo
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain
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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.

In the foreground of the photograph shows the construction of the Criterion Hotel on the corner of Hastings and Emerson Streets. The temporary Criterion bar can be seen behind the new building. The spire of St Patrick's Catholic Church can be seen in the distance on the right.

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
y88/8/12, Inscription, Handwritten
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Caption
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 15600
Credit Line
gifted by Mrs McKenzie
Other number(s)
m82/25 a, Album 60, 15600, 78563

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