Ngatapa Lake

Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain
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Object detail

About this object
An image of a dog standing on the edge of Ngatapa Lake as it fills three weeks after the Hawke's Bay earthquake of February 1931. It is noted on the back of the photograph that it took 6 weeks and two days to fill the lake. The lake later went out in flood at Easter 1938.

Photographer, unknown.
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued to card.
Height x Width: 138 x 105mm
Subject period
Subject date
Feb 1931
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 6824 -1
Credit Line
gifted by Mrs John Halliburton
Other number(s)
m84/11, 6824 - 1, 82614


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