Kōrero: Farm families

Men’s quarters, 1885 (2 o 2)

Men’s quarters, 1885

The large numbers of single males working on sheep stations in the South Island lived in men’s quarters. They slept on bunks and drank, told yarns or played cards among themselves. The engraving is from the Illustrated New Zealand News of 1885.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PUBL-0110-1885-002

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Emma Dewson and Jock Phillips, 'Farm families - The colonial family – new conditions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/19823/mens-quarters-1885 (accessed 23 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Emma Dewson and Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008