Railways album 2

Date
[Circa 1930s]
By
New Zealand Railways; Spencer, Charles, 1854-1933
Ref
PA1-f-051
Description

Publicity photographs taken by various unidentified photographers for New Zealand Railways Department.

The first sequence shows Napier before the 1931 earthquake, and after. Photographs include various buildings seriously damaged, including the hospital, the Masonic Hotel, Public Trust offices in Napier and in Hastings, the Hastings Post Office, and a view of the Napier Park Refugee Camp.

Further sequences show areas of interest in New Zealand, including an early photograph of the Pink and White Terraces taken by Charles S Spencer (before the Tarawera eruption in 1886); the Government Sanatorium in Rotorua showing various therapeutic facilities and treatments including diathermy treatment, the private slipper bath, the auxiliary massage douche and the cooling room; a group of men working on carvings at the Rotorua School of Maori Arts and Crafts; members of the Rotorua Hunt Club riding out; Chateau Tongariro interior and exterior views; the Blue Baths in Rotorua; Akitio Homestead and Maunsell's Homestead (Tinui); the Hermitage and Tasman Chalet at Mount Cook (Aoraki); and the Government Accomodation House at Waitomo.

Quantity: 1 album(s).

Physical Description: Album with canvas cover, red spine, entitled `Tours Book B2'; 36.5 x 49.5 cm

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1 album(s), Photographs, Album with canvas cover, red spine, entitled `Tours Book B2'; 36.5 x 49.5 cm
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