Story: Haythornthwaite, William Carleton (Bill)

It's an Elna

A stylised artwork showing a seated woman using a sewing machine, while a shadow shows the woman holding the machine in a carry case. The caption reads: ‘it’s modern, it’s portable, it’s an Elna sewing machine.’

Bill Haythornthwaite’s firm produced advertisements for consumer goods, such as this one for Elna sewing machines. 

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How to cite this page:

Kate Jordan. 'Haythornthwaite, William Carleton (Bill)', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2023. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 July 2024)