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Caversham, Dunedin, 1880s (2nd of 2)

Caversham, Dunedin, 1880s

Working-class people in Dunedin were likely to be found on the flat ground of Caversham, where the houses were one-storey and small. The area suffered from poor drainage and was often polluted with smoke from factories.

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Jock Phillips, 'Class - Colonial society – the working class', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/29724/caversham-dunedin-1880s (accessed 22 January 2022)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 May 2018