Story: Household services

Gardener in the 1860s

Gardener in the 1860s

Women tend the flowers with their watering can while the gardener in the background has a wheelbarrow. William Fox (1812–1893) painted this watercolour in 1860 in the garden of his pastoral run, Westoe, in the Rangitīkei.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: WC-052
Watercolour by William Fox

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Jane Tolerton, 'Household services - Gardeners', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/21790/gardener-in-the-1860s (accessed 12 December 2019)

Story by Jane Tolerton, published 11 Mar 2010