Story: Stock and station agencies

Agricultural show display

Agricultural show display

This display by the New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Company at a 1910 agricultural show includes major items like the Sandow wool press (right), cream separators and butter churns – as well as smaller products like seeds, animal health supplies and fencing wire.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Frederick Nelson Jones Collection (PAColl-3051)
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Hugh Stringleman, 'Stock and station agencies - Origins', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 December 2023)

Story by Hugh Stringleman, published 24 Nov 2008