Emerson Street, Napier

Sorrell & Son
Production date
12 Sep 1932
Current rights
Public Domain
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Object detail

About this object
View of Emerson Street, Napier, taken on 12 September 1932. The photograph has been taken from the west end of Emerson Street, looking towards Marine Parade. In the right foreground is the Boylands Building completed 1932. The two sites to the left of the Boylands Building remain covered in rubble. Further along the street Mid City Plaza, the Central Hotel, and the E&D Building are visible. A barrier created using barrels and sandbags has been installed down the centre of the street. The street is occupied by cars and pedestrians.

Photographer, Sorrell.
Production date
12 Sep 1932
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph printed on card, glued onto a piece of card.
Photograph: Height x Width: 86 x 143mm
Card backing: Height x Width: 195 x 158mm
H.B. Art Gallery and Museum, Stamp, Stamped
Subject person
Subject period
Subject date
12 Sep 1932
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 3278 a
Credit Line
gifted by Miss Aileen M Andersen
Other number(s)
m65/1, 3278 a, 82975


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