Napier earthquake, Hastings Street from Tennyson Street intersection

Production date
03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
The photograph shows Hastings Street, Napier, from the Tennyson Street intersection, in the aftermath of the Hawke's Bay earthquake. Several people stand gazing at the ruins of buildings that have collapsed on either side, which include Cox & Co Ltd on the right and Harston's on the left. In the middle distance a fire hose is being used. The Clarendon Hotel is visible at the bottom of Shakespeare Road.
Production period
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph
Height x Width: 58 x 83mm
Subject period
Subject date
03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 20213
Credit line
gifted by Kaye Neill
Other number(s)
2017/7/2, 20213, 94537
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