Story: Furniture

Interior of Roxburgh miner's cottage (3rd of 3)

Interior of Roxburgh miner's cottage

This dining table and chairs were photographed in a Roxburgh miner's cottage in the 1930s. The untidiness of the living space suggests the occupant is down on his luck.

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Hocken Library, University of Otago
Reference: S12-108c

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How to cite this page:

William Cottrell, 'Furniture - Furniture in the home', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/37479/interior-of-roxburgh-miners-cottage (accessed 3 December 2021)

Story by William Cottrell, published 5 Sep 2013