Story: Slattery, Edmond

Edmond Slattery, better known as 'The Shiner'

Edmond Slattery, better known as 'The Shiner'

This sketch of swagger Edmond Slattery ('The Shiner'), which hung in many shearers' quarters, shows the trademark down-at-heel gentlemanly appearance that helped him get away with numerous confidence tricks.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: Otago Witness

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How to cite this page:

John E. Martin. 'Slattery, Edmond', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 November 2021)