This man is enjoying a rest and a pipe after a day's work in 1905. His occupation is unknown, but the tool (perhaps an awl) stuck in the bench beside his leg suggests a manual, hands-on job.
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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Photograph by A. R. Carnie
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