Napier looking towards Marine Parade from Tiffen Park

Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931

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About this object
The photograph shows Napier looking towards Marine Parade from Tiffen Park after the 3 February 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake and fire.

Tennyson Street can be seen running across the photograph in the foreground and behind it is Emerson Street. The remains of the Masonic Hotel can be seen on the left below the Pacific Ocean. Blythes Ltd is the three storey building on Emerson Street.

Photographer, A B Hurst.
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
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Display location
Current rights
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 218 a
Credit Line
gifted by Mrs McKenzie
Other number(s)
m82/25 a, Album 60, 218 a, 78924

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