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MacNab, Donald George, 1912-1996 :Reading earthquake news bulletin. [19]31.

Reference Number: B-155-019

Shows a group of three men seated on a plank reading the news bulletin during a break in their recovery work. In the right foreground two hot billies are slung on a stick. In the left background is a wrecked car, and further off the background scene is of devastated buildings.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Donald George MacNab, Napier City, Billies, Disasters, Rest periods and Earthquakes - New Zealand - Hawke's Bay Region.

Part of:
MacNab, Donald George, 1912-1996 :Reading earthquake news bulletin. [19]31., Reference Number B-155-019 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 280 x 438 mm (sight). Horizontal 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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