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MacNab, Donald George, 1912-1996 :Rooms with a view; the Empire Hotel on the corner of Shakespeare Road and Brewster Street. [19]31.

Reference Number: B-155-018

Shows the hotel, damaged so that one can see into each room as in a doll's-house. The ground floor is of brick with rounded window arches. Each room is papered in a different pattern.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Donald George MacNab, Empire Hotel (Napier), Shakespeare Road, Brewster Street, Buildings - New Zealand - Hawke's Bay Region, Disasters, Earthquakes - New Zealand - Hawke's Bay Region and Hotels - New Zealand - Hawke's Bay Region.

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MacNab, Donald George, 1912-1996 :Rooms with a view; the Empire Hotel on the corner of Shakespeare Road and Brewster Street. [19]31., Reference Number B-155-018 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 383 x 283 mm (sight). Vertical imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: One of a series of paintings made by MacNab, an eighteen-year-old student at Napier Technical College, immediately after the earthquake. He worked day and night for two days, and daily thereafter, to make a pictorial record of the event (See "Dominion", 27 January 1989, page 6).

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