Flood, Napier

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Public Domain

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About this object
Postcard with a view of flooding in Napier taken on 19 May 1911.

In the foreground a man in a horse drawn cart stands holding a loaf of bread. The name W H Carter appears on the side of the cart. To the left of the cart is a row of cottages. A child stands beside the front fence of one of the cottages holding a loaf of bread. Napier Hill is visible on the right side of the photograph. The street is possibly Millar Street.

There is a note handwritten on the back of the postcard.

Photographer, Percy Sorrell.
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Postcard with a black and white photograph.
Measurements
Height x Width: 88 x 139mm
Subject period
Subject date
19 May 1911
Current rights
Caption
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 4778
Credit line
gifted by Mrs E Jackson
Other number(s)
m73/51, 4778, 82257

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