Story: Gardens

Selling melons and peaches, 1860s (2nd of 3)

Selling melons and peaches, 1860s

These Māori men shelter from the sun as they wait for people to buy the fruit they have harvested, about 1860.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Urquhart Album (PA1-q-250)
Reference: PA1-q-250-26-2

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Gardens - Māori gardens', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/18858/selling-melons-and-peaches-1860s (accessed 18 July 2019)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008