Story: Rural workers

Hawker (2nd of 3)


Joala Singh Belling, a Sikh hawker, poses with his horse around 1920. The saddlebags contain wares that he would attempt to sell to rural households. Hawkers were often from a range of different nationalities.

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Carl Walrond, 'Rural workers - On the road', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 June 2024)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Nov 2008