F G Smith & Co, Port Ahuriri

Buchanan, Stanley
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain
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The photograph shows the destruction caused to F G Smith & Company's new premises situated at Port Ahuriri, Napier by the 3 February 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake.

The front of the building has completely collapsed exposing the interior. The roof is sagging. The road has been cleared of debris. Stan Buchanan has written on the back: F G Smith & Co's new store at Port Ahuriri.

Photographer, Stan Buchanan.
Date, post 3 February 1931.
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph.
Height x Width: 88 x 64mm
Subject person
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2015/37/4
Credit Line
gifted by Shirley McEwan
Other number(s)
2015/37/4, 19806, 92525
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