Nelson College damaged by the Murchison earthquake

Nelson College damaged by the Murchison earthquake
Date
1929
Ref
1/2-072308-G
Description

Damage to Nelson College caused by the Murchison earthquake. Stonework from the tower has fallen onto a field below, causing damage to the building's roof and steps. A group of boys are standing in the foreground. Photographed circa 17 June 1929 by Frederick Nelson Jones.

Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negative - bottom left - Boys College Nelson. N.Z After the quake; Photographer's title on negative - bottom right - F.N.Jones

The building was built in 1906 after the original wooden building was destroyed by fire in 1904. It was replaced in 1941 with the present building.

Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).

Physical Description: Dry plate glass negative

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Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Part of
Jones, Frederick Nelson, 1881-1962 :Negatives of the Nelson district
Format
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Dry plate glass negative, Orientation: Horizontal image
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