Tennyson Street, Napier

Sorrell, Percy Caz
Production date
12 Sep 1932
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
View of Tennyson Street, Napier, taken on 12 September 1932. The photograph has been taken from an elevated position, looking towards Marine Parade. In the left foreground, is the premises of Murray, Roberts and Company Limited, completed in 1932. The two sites to the right to this building, later occupied by the Scinde Building and the Ross & Glendinning Building respectively, are vacant. On the opposite side of Cathedral Lane, the Sainsbury Logan & Williams building is surrounded by scaffolding. The McGlashan’s Building can be seen further along the street.

The Market Reserve Building, completed 1932, is visible on the corner of Hastings Street and Tennyson 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 142mm
Card backing: Height x Width: 195 x 158mm
H.B. Art Gallery and Museum, Stamp, Stamped
Subject period
Subject date
12 Sep 1932
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 3278 b
Credit Line
gifted by Miss Aileen M Andersen
Other number(s)
m65/1, 3278 b, 82981


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