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Remains of Mr Hall's house destroyed by a tsunami - Photograph taken by Harold J Dunstan, March 1947

Reference Number: PAColl-0785-1-159-01

The wreckage of Mr and Mrs A F Hall's house at Pouawa, destroyed by a tsunami on the 26th of March 1947. Photographed by Harold J Dunstan in March 1947.

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1 image, related to Harold J Dunstan, Mr A F Hall, Pouawa, Tsunamis - New Zealand - Gisborne Region, Natural disasters - New Zealand - Gisborne Region, Beaches - New Zealand - Gisborne Region, Dwellings - New Zealand - Gisborne Region and Coasts - New Zealand - Gisborne Region.

Part of:
New Zealand personalities and events, Reference Number PAColl-0785-1-159 (4 digitised items)
Photographic prints, Reference Number PAColl-0785-1 (32 digitised items)
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00079 (849 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print, 19.7 x 12 cm. Single photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - Tidal wave. Remains of Mr Hall's place. Post standing in kitchen in which he, wife, and friend were trapped. This was slewed round. Three other rooms demolished. P 9/4/47. Dunstan ass.

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