Main street of Napier

Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
The photograph shows the devastation caused by the 3 February 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake and subsequent fire, to buildings on one of Napier's main streets. Ernest Sinclair has written underneath the photograph: Shopping area - main streets of Napier.

Photographer, Ernest Sinclair.
Date, post 3 February 1931. The month may be March/April as the roads have been cleared of debris.
Primary Maker
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black & white photograph held in place in an album with photo corners.
Measurements
Height x Width: 70 x 115mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Caption
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 19657
Credit line
gifted by Brian Sherborne
Other number(s)
2015/31/8, 19657, 92375
Accession number
2015/31/8

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