Wreck of the Montmorency exposed by the earthquake

Thomson, Keith Ormston
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A man and a woman stand in front of a shipwreck which is identified on the back of the photograph as the Montmorency. The wreck is likely to have been exposed by the seabed uplift that occurred during the Hawke's Bay earthquake on 3rd February 1931.
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Black and white photograph
Height x Width: 65 x 109mm
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gifted by Noeline McQueen
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2020/6/1, 97166
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