Kōrero: Rural workers

Tinker (1 o 3)


Tinkers were metalsmiths who travelled the roads selling their repair services to farming families. This tinker is fixing a milk strainer, watched by farmers’ children from the Pohangina River valley, in the Manawatū. The tinker’s soldering irons are in the small furnace on the right.

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Reference: MA_B.012644
Photograph by Charles Wildbore

Permission of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Rural workers - On the road', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17218/tinker (accessed 19 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008