Criterion Hotel, Napier

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About this object
View of the Criterion Hotel, Napier, taken during the reconstruction of the hotel following the Hawke's Bay earthquake in 1931.

The photograph has been taken from an empty site looking across the intersection of Emerson Street and Hastings Street. The main structure of the two storey building has been erected. The building is surrounded by scaffolding. Piles of building materials are located in the foreground. The temporary building for the New Zealand Insurance Company is on the left.

Photographer, unknown.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph.
Height x Width: 82 x 106mm
Velox, Printed, Printed
Subject person
Subject period
Subject date
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 5420 k
Credit Line
gifted by Miss Muriel Finnis
Other number(s)
m77/20, 5420k, 83019


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