Story: Rural clothing

Nineteenth-century hats (1st of 3)

Nineteenth-century hats

Men in the shearing shed sort and class wool at Horsley Down station in North Canterbury. Most are wearing hats even though they are working indoors.

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Canterbury Museum
Reference: 1987.152.4
Photograph by E. Wheeler and Son

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How to cite this page:

Bronwyn Labrum, 'Rural clothing - Hats, footwear and oilskins', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 February 2024)

Story by Bronwyn Labrum, published 24 Nov 2008