Celebration, Napier

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Public Domain
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About this object
An unidentified public gathering and celebration at the top of Emerson Street, Napier.

A large marquee is set up at the top of Emerson Street. Beyond the marquee Marine Parade is visible. The premises of Kirkcaldie and Stains are visible at the right of the image on the corner of Emerson and Hastings Street.

A large group including children and an Irish setter are milling around the marquee in the foreground of the image.

The photograph is dated between 1897 and 1917.

Photographer unknown.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph.
Height x Width: 81 x 108mm
This photograph must be acknowledged to the Hawke’s Bay Art Gallery and Museum (Inc.), Napier. Reference number, Stamp, Stamped
The postcard, almost identical is numbered 5344 a and is in envelope with 5344, Inscription, Handwritten
Subject date
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 5344
Credit Line
from the estate of Miss Muriel Finnis
Other number(s)
5344, m77/20, 78733


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