Hastings Street, Napier

Hurst, Arthur Bendigo
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
The photograph shows Hastings Street, Napier. The tram lines can still be seen in the middle of the road. The Barry Bros building (Finch & Westerholm, architects) is on the right. Next to it is Ringland Bros (Finch & Westerholm, architects) followed by Harstons Ltd, Music Shop (E A Williams, architect) and Ritchies (Finch & Westerholm, architects).

The Abbotts Buildings are on the left (J A Louis Hay & D B Frame, architects) followed by the Parker's Chambers (J A Louis Hay, architect) and Thorps and Hay buildings (J A Louis Hay, architect).

All the buildings are new having been built after the 3 February 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake.

Photographer, A B Hurst.
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued to the cardboard page of a photograph album.
Height x Width: 157 x 205mm
Height x Width: 205 x 260mm
y85/12/5, Inscription, Handwritten
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 15610
Credit Line
gifted by Mrs McKenzie
Other number(s)
m82/25 a, Album 60, 15610, 78899


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