Nurses' Home, Napier

Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain
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View of the Nurses' Home, corner of Spencer Road and Napier Terrace, Napier.

The Nurses' Home completely collapsed as a result of the Hawke's Bay earthquake on 3 February 1931, killing several nurses. The photograph records the remains of the structure. A group of five men stand amid the collapsed masonry. A note on the back of the photograph states that they are in the process of removing bodies from the site.

Photographer, unknown.
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph.
Height x Width: 86 x 143mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 15823
Credit Line
gifted by Barry Hellberg
Other number(s)
2012/46/34, 15823, 80313
Accession number


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