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Fish stranded by a tsunami - Photograph taken by Harold J Dunstan, March 1947

Reference Number: PAColl-0785-1-159-02

Two men holding fish stranded by the tsunami that hit the coast north of Gisborne on the 26th of March 1947. Photographed by Harold J Dunstan in March 1947.

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1 image, categorised under Portraits, related to Harold J Dunstan, Gisborne Region, Tsunamis - New Zealand - Gisborne Region, Natural disasters - New Zealand - Gisborne Region, Dwellings - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region, Beaches - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region and Coasts - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty 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, 14.2 x 15.5 cm. Single photograph

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Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - Tidal wave damage - Gisborne. Many fish were left stranded and many residents ..... These fish were found well above water mark. P 9/4/47. H J Dunstan Box 233 Gisborne.

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