Kōrero: Food shops

Chinese greengrocer

Chinese greengrocer

A Chinese greengrocer and his family stand in their shop, probably early 20th-century. Among the fruit and vegetables on sale are asparagus, apples, cucumbers and pineapples. Many Chinese worked as greengrocers or market gardeners.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-037502; G

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Carl Walrond, 'Food shops - Greengrocers, fruiterers and delicatessens', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25484/chinese-greengrocer (accessed 25 November 2020)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, updated 16 Sep 2016