Story: Furniture

Furniture sale (2nd of 2)

Furniture sale

The Dunedin-based Scoullar and Chisholm was among New Zealand's largest manufacturing furniture warehouses in the early 1900s. This advertisement highlights how such enterprises both manufactured and imported furniture. The sale included pieces one of the owners had obtained from 'Home' (Britain).

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National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past
Reference: Otago Witness. 8 November 1905, p. 20

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William Cottrell, 'Furniture - Early manufacturing and retailing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 March 2023)

Story by William Cottrell, published 5 Sep 2013