Floats along Marine Parade, New Napier Procession

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An image of a procession of floats in the New Napier Carnival lined up along Marine Parade.

The New Napier Carnival, held from 21 to 28 January 1933, celebrated the opening of Napier after the 1931 Hawke’s Bay earthquake. The floats are travelling south down Marine Parade. The photograph is taken from an elevated position. Parade spectators line both sides of Marine Parade. There are several people with bicycles viewing the parade. Some spectators are standing along the old sea wall. Norfolk Pines line the Parade.

The float visible at the head of the parade is that of the Williams and Creagh Limited, Carriers and Shipping Agents.

Photographer, unknown.
Date, unknown.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued to card with two other prints.
Height x Width: 64 x 87mm
Height x Width: 210 x 98mm
Subject period
Subject date
Jan 1933
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 6776 d
Credit Line
gifted by Mr R C Alward
Other number(s)
6776 d, m83/9, 78813


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