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A car shed destroyed by a tsunami, Tatapouri, Gisborne, March 1947

Reference Number: PAColl-0785-1-159-03

Roof of wrecked car shed at the Tatapouri Hotel. The car shed was destroyed by a tsunami on the 26 March 1947. Photographed by an unknown photographer in March 1947.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Tatapouri Hotel, Tatapori Point, Makorori, Wooden buildings - New Zealand - Gisborne Region, Tsunamis - New Zealand - Gisborne Region, Natural disasters - New Zealand - Gisborne Region, Automobiles - New Zealand - Gisborne Region, Dwellings - New Zealand - Gisborne Region, Hotels - 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, 1.6 x 1.2 cm. Single photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - A car shed near Tatapouri Hotel (in background). Tidal wave. Gisborne. Tatapouri. P 2/4/1947. Tyerman Chemist Gisborne.

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