Marine Parade, Napier 1951

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$ 499.00 NZD

Get lost in this 1951 NZ art print of Ahuriri Napier's Marine Parade beachfront, lined with its iconic 100+ year-old Norfolk pine trees. Look closely, and several of Ahuriri Napier's well-known landmarks still remain today, such as the Sound Shell, Marine Parade Gardens, and it's art deco buildings. However, a few old landmarks stand out, like the Municipal Salt Water baths and sports facilities lining the parade.

‍Originally, the area was prone to flooding due to tidal lagoons and storms, but Hawkes Bay's devastating 1931 earthquake uplifted the beach by about 2 metres, protecting the area from high seas. This natural shift, combined with rubble from the earthquake used to reclaim some land, allowed Marine Parade to truly flourish as a public space.

‍This captivating photograph, captured by Whites Aviation, is part of their esteemed series of aerial photography and aviation history publications.

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Beach Domain, Marine Parade, Napier. Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs. Ref: WA-27416-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22771548

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Framed Print
87.1cm x 62.4cm
124cm x 89cm
Frame (width x depth)
2cm x 3cm
3cm x 2cm
Print only
84.1cm x 59.4cm (A1)
118.9cm x 84.1cm (A0)
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62.4cm x 87.1cm
89cm x 124cm
Frame (width x depth)
2cm x 3cm
3cm x 2cm
Print only
59.4cm x 84.1cm (A1)
84.1cm x 118.9cm (A0)

PRINT & FRAME DETAILS

  • Our framed prints do NOT use mat bevel-cut card borders. If you wish to get a mat bevel-cut border please get in touch.
  • We use gallery-quality enhanced matte paper (230gsm) using archival pigment inks on the latest Epson printers.
  • Our frames are sustainably sourced, solid wood, and handmade in New Zealand with glazing to protect your print. If you wish to add UV protection and anti-reflective coatings to glazing please get in touch.
  • D-rings and cord will be pre-installed on your frame. Nails and instructions to help you hang your frame included.

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  • All of our frames and prints are locally made to order.
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  • Orders are shipped via tracked couriers. Standard service to non-rural areas is overnight in the North Island and 2 business days for the South Island.
  • Larger framed orders bound for Auckland may be delivered by our suppliers own vehicle to reduce risk of damage. You will receive an SMS message on the day we plan to deliver and you can respond to this message to provide a safe location to leave the package.
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