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MacNab, Donald George, 1912-1996 :Servicemen clearing debris in Hastings Street. "Tom Parker" building in centre; "Hannahs" building on far left. [19]31.

Reference Number: B-155-021

Shows a general view of the street covered in debris and flanked by the shells of damaged buildings. Servicemen in white uniforms are looking at the mess and helping to clear it. The building at the right has the name "G. Cox" painted on it.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Donald George MacNab, Hannah's Buildings (Napier), Hastings Street, Civil defence, Buildings - New Zealand - Hawke's Bay Region, Stores, Retail - New Zealand - Hawke's Bay Region, Armed Forces, Disasters and Earthquakes - New Zealand - Hawke's Bay Region.

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MacNab, Donald George, 1912-1996 :Servicemen clearing debris in Hastings Street. "Tom Parker" building in centre; "Hannahs" building on far left. [19]31., Reference Number B-155-021 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 278 x 408 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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