Kōrero: Rural workers

Sam Weller (3 o 3)

Sam Weller

Hawker Sam Weller poses with some of his wares in 1887. The sign on his cart notes that he is deaf and dumb. Hawkers relied on their mobility to sell goods at a premium. They took merchandise to isolated farmhouses, and sold fabric and curios to women and children who rarely visited towns.

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Nelson Provincial Museum, Miscellaneous Collection
Reference: 1/2 1089

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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/17220/sam-weller (accessed 21 June 2021)

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