Fire damage, Napier

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Public Domain
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About this object
Postcard view of fire damage, possibly at the premises of Robert Holt & Sons Limited on Thackeray Street, Napier. The photograph has been taken from an elevated position looking down on the site. A crowd has gathered to view the damage. The air is filled with smoke. The photograph is likely to have been taken in the aftermath of a fire that sweep through the company's Napier sawmill and yards on 23 December 1922.

Photographer, unknown.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Postcard with a black and white photograph.
Height x Width: 88 x 139mm
Subject period
Subject date
23 Dec 1922?
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2985
Credit Line
gifted by Mr C D Renouf
Other number(s)
m63/29, 2985, 82863


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