Kōrero: Shops

Shop hours poster

This 1850 poster, signed by Wellington shopkeepers, agreed to close shops at 7 p.m. during winter, except on Saturdays, so staff could get home at a decent hour. Shop assistants often complained about the long hours they worked.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-B-RETAIL-1850-01

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:

Carl Walrond, 'Shops - Unions, pay and working hours', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/21222/shop-hours-poster (accessed 2 October 2020)

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