Westshore Road, Napier

Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
The photograph shows the damage caused by the 3 February 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake to the Westshore road, Napier. What remains of the Inner Harbour can be seen on the left hand side. There are fissures in the road and fences have fallen over. Underneath the photograph Ernest Sinclair has written: Views of West Shore Road. Note broken water mains.

Photographer, Ernest Sinclair.
Date, post 3 February 1931. Possibly March/April.
Primary Maker
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black & white photograph held in place in an album with photo corners.
Height x Width: 70 x 114mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 19730
Credit line
gifted by Brian Sherborne
Other number(s)
2015/31/81, 19730, 92449
Accession number

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