Story: Historic volcanic activity

The rear of McCrae’s Hotel (2nd of 3)

The rear of McCrae’s Hotel

This view of the rear of McCrae’s Hotel, photographed on 14 June 1886, shows the extent of the damage when the roof caved in.

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Reference: B.016758
Photograph by Charles Spencer

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How to cite this page:

Eileen McSaveney, Carol Stewart and Graham Leonard, 'Historic volcanic activity - Tarawera', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/6844/the-rear-of-mccraes-hotel (accessed 20 November 2019)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, Carol Stewart and Graham Leonard, published 12 Jun 2006