Story: Shops

Rhyming trades alphabet (2nd of 2)

This booklet, published by Wellington retailers in 1914, is a play on the idea of a child’s alphabet book, with each letter linking to a shop or product.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-A-RETAIL-1914-01-front; Eph-A-RETAIL-1914-01-01; Eph-A-RETAIL-1914-01-02; Eph-A-RETAIL-1914-01-03; Eph-A-RETAIL-1914-01-04; Eph-A-RETAIL-1914-01-05; Eph-A-RETAIL-1914-01-06; Eph-A-RETAIL-1914-01-07; Eph-A-RETAIL-1914-01-back

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How to cite this page:

Carl Walrond, 'Shops - Early shops', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 August 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 1 Sep 2016