Story: Clothing and footwear manufacturing

De Luen & Co.

De Luen & Co.

Staff of Palmerston North tailoring firm De Luen & Co. pose for the camera, about 1905. This was the business of Arthur de Luen; his wife Elizabeth ran her own establishment, Madame de Luen, nearby. She made garments for the wealthier residents of Palmerston North and the Manawatū, but also produced some cheaper off-the-peg items.

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Jane Tolerton, 'Clothing and footwear manufacturing - Māori and colonial clothing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/23979/de-luen-co (accessed 23 July 2019)

Story by Jane Tolerton, published 11 Mar 2010