Busch's slip, Murchison earthquake, 1929; 17/06/1929; FNJ 6 x 8 16


Busch's slip, Murchison earthquake, 1929

About this object

The Murchison earthquake, 17 June 1929, caused a massive landslide. It swept away the Morel's home (image is of the top storey of house) and dammed the Mātakitaki River. Four people died as a result of the landslide.

Place Made

New Zealand

Date Made


Object Type

Glass plate negative

Medium and Materials

Gelatin dry plate


F N Jones Collection

Object number

FNJ 6 x 8 16

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