This 1907 poster advertises the auction of lots from the Mt Herbert Estate in central Hawke’s Bay. Government policy to break up the large estates in the late 1890s and early 1900s was a major factor in the rise of the family farmer.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: MapColl 832.3gbbd/1907/Acc.36801
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.