Hastings buildings after the 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 unidentified buildings in Hastings by the 3 February 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake. One of the buildings has completely collapsed. There is a gunsmith's shop on the right hand side of the photograph. The road has been cleared of debris and there is a car parked on the verge of the footpath.

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.
Height x Width: 62 x 88mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 19790
Credit line
gifted by Alan and Eunice Marriott
Other number(s)
2015/26/34, 19790, 92507
Accession number

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