A group of shearers, mostly Māori, strike a pose with their hand shears at Eparaima homestead, near Castlepoint in the Wairarapa, around 1904–5. A few of the shearers’ clothes are rather ragged. Most keep their trousers up with braces – except for one man who seems to have used an old rope for a belt. Only a few of this group are wearing hats.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, George Moore Collection
Reference: 1/2-065449; F
Photograph by George Moore
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Te Atawhai Mahiatua (not verified)
08 January 2023
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