Refugee Camp, Marine Parade

Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
An image of a refugee camp on the foreshore of Marine Parade, Napier, following the Hawke's Bay earthquake of 3 February 1931. Makeshift tents and shelters are visible on the pebbled beach in front of the old sea wall visible in the foreground. Children and other people are seen milling along Marine Parade under the shade of the Norfolk Island Pines that line the street.

Photographer, unknown.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued to card.
Height x Width: 78 x 132mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 6846 a
Credit line
gifted by Mrs C O Anson
Other number(s)
6846 a, m84/18, 83385

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