Kōrero: Anstice, Sophia

Sophia Anstice

Sophia Anstice

Wearing her customary black garb, Sophia Anstice poses for a studio portrait. An enterprising businesswoman, she established a chain of successful drapery and dressmaking stores in the Nelson region after the illness and subsequent death of her first husband forced her to become the family breadwinner.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Studio Collection
Reference: 40031

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

C. B. Malone. 'Anstice, Sophia', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/2a10/anstice-sophia (accessed 24 May 2022)