Kōrero: Department stores and shopping malls

War-time queue for rationed goods

War-time queue for rationed goods

People in this crowd queuing outside Miller’s in Christchurch in 1944 have heard that the department store has a shipment of towels. New linen goods were almost impossible to buy during the war. When they were available they cost not only money but ration coupons.

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Canterbury Museum, Miller Collection
Reference: 1997.321.1

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:

Helen Laurenson, 'Department stores and shopping malls - Decline and survival', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/22207/war-time-queue-for-rationed-goods (accessed 29 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Helen Laurenson, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010