Emerson Street, Napier after Hawke's Bay earthquake

Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
The photograph shows the destruction caused to buildings in Emerson Street, Napier by the 3 February 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake and subsequent fire. At left, the walls of the Blythes building are still standing. The road has been cleared of debris. There is a car in the centre of the photograph.

Photographer, Jack Marriott.
Date, post 3 February 1931.
Primary Maker
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph attached in an album with photograph corners.
Measurements
Height x Width: 62 x 88mm
Subject person
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Caption
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 19761
Credit line
gifted by Alan and Eunice Marriott
Other number(s)
2015/26/5, 19761, 92478
Accession number
2015/26/5

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