Digitised Image

Brick house damaged by earthquake, Wellington, August 1942

Reference Number: EP-Science-Earthquakes-1940s and 1950s-05

A brick house on the corner of Ghuznee and Willis streets badly damaged in the earthquake of June 1942. Further damage occurred as a result of another earthquake in early August. Two workmen are removing fallen bricks from the footpath. Photographed by an Evening Post staff photographer in August 1942.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Building portraits and Silver gelatin photoprints, related to Wellington City, Willis Street, Ghuznee Street, Brick walls, Buildings - Earthquake effects, Earthquakes - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Men - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Brick houses - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Earthquakes in the 1940s and 1950s, Reference Number EP-Science-Earthquakes 1940s and 1950s (6 digitised items)
Science, Reference Number EP-Science (23 digitised items)
Evening Post illustrations file, Reference Number PAColl-7327-1 (342 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 21.5 x 16.4 cm. Vertical imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "The Dominion Post Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

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