Kōrero: Stock market

‘Scrip Corner’, Thames

‘Scrip Corner’, Thames

In the early 1870s there was a share boom at Thames because of the gold mines close by. The brokers would meet on the corner of Albert and Brown streets, shown here. ‘Scrip Corner’, where the brokers called out the share prices, is the verandahed building on the right.

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Burton Brothers Collection
Reference: C.014010
Photograph by Burton Brothers

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:

David Grant, 'Stock market - First stock exchanges', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/23669/scrip-corner-thames (accessed 16 December 2019)

He kōrero nā David Grant, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010