Kōrero: Farm mechanisation

Tractors on display

Tractors on display

Potential customers inspect tractors displayed by local firm Andrews & Beaven at the annual Christchurch show, probably in the 1920s. Such displays at agricultural and pastoral shows and field days helped inform and persuade farmers about the benefits of farm machines.

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Canterbury Museum
Reference: 19XX.2.509
Photograph by Steffano Francis Webb

Permission of Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

James Watson, 'Farm mechanisation - Reasons for mechanisation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18346/tractors-on-display (accessed 20 October 2021)

He kōrero nā James Watson, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008