A crushed car under broken masonry

Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
The photograph shows a car crushed underneath broken masonry after the 3 February 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake. The Napier building has completely collapsed. Rope has been placed around the masonry in readiness to clean up and remove the car.

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 period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Caption
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 19768
Credit line
gifted by Alan and Eunice Marriott
Other number(s)
2015/26/12, 19768, 92485
Accession number
2015/26/12

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