Digitised Image

Landslip from earthquake at Murchison, 1929

Reference Number: 1/2-026327-G

View of major landslip following the earthquake at Murchison. Shows a large fissure in the earth, with telephone lines stretching across and telephone poles down. A river is visible in the background. Photograph taken in 1929, by Frederick Nelson Jones.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Murchison, Landslides, Telephone lines and Earthquakes - New Zealand - Tasman Region.

Part of:
Jones, Frederick Nelson, 1881-1962 :Negatives of the Nelson district, Reference Number PAColl-3051 (286 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Glass negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures5. Waimea Co. Murchison Dist. Earthquake 1929(PFP-029923)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: After the quake at Murchison; Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: F.N.Jones

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