Photographs showing the effects of the 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake

Date
ca February 1931
Ref
PAColl-10731
Description

Photographs showing the effects of the 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake, taken circa February 1931 by unidentified photographer(s). Includes views of streets in Hastings and Napier, including Hastings Street (Napier) and Nelson Street (Hastings), and damaged buildings, including Parker's Chambers and Blyth's Limited.

All photographs are annotated on the backs with their locations. One photograph has a caption, including number, on the front, that reads, "559. (After the "quake" came the fire) Hastings St. Napier H. B. Feb 3rd 31."

Title supplied by Library.

Quantity: 7 b&w original photographic print(s).

Physical Description: Black and white photographic prints of varying sizes.

Provenance: The photographs came from a homestead on an amalgamated farm near Ohura. The house was empty and the donor was given permission to retrieve material.

Use/Reproduction
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Access restrictions
No access restrictions
Format
7 b&w original photographic print(s), Gelatin silver prints, Black and white photographic prints of varying sizes.
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