Tin town, Napier

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About this object
This photograph depicts the temporary business premises, commonly referred to as Tin Town, erected in Napier's Memorial and Clive Squares after the Hawke's Bay earthquake on the 3rd of February 1931. Pictured at the right is McGlashan's, Auctioneers and Fruit Merchants.

Photographer, unknown.
Date, post 16 March 1931.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued to exhibition board.
Height x Width: 102 x 170mm
Temporary shopping area erected in Memorial Square Napier., Inscription, Handwritten
Subject period
Subject date
Post 16 Mar 1931
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 16713
Other number(s)
16713, 83437


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