Central Hotel, Emerson Street, Napier

Sorrell, Charles Hudson Cunningham
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Public Domain
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View of the Central Hotel, Napier. The photograph has been taken from an elevated position overlooking the intersection of Emerson Street and Dalton Street. The Proprietor of the hotel at the time that the photograph was taken was W E Hill. Part of the ground floor of the building is occupied by shops, including Murdochs, Havelock Fruit Company, R E Brooke, and an unidentified hairdressing parlour. A horse and cart is parked along Emerson Street outside the hotel. The photograph is thought to have been taken soon after the two-storey brick building was completed in 1912.

Photographer, Charles Sorrell.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph mounted on card.
Photograph: Height x Width: 147 x 201mm
Card backing: Height x Width: 233 x 289mm
Charles Sorrell
Dickens St.
Napier, N.Z., Photographers details, Embossed
Subject period
Subject date
Circa 1912
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 7101
Other number(s)
7101, 83439


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