Story: Southland region

Butcher’s shop (1st of 2)

Butcher’s shop

This butcher’s shop window is probably in Gore. The prominently displayed mutton was an important product from the large sheep farms of the Southland plains.

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Gore Historical Museum
Reference: A14 57b

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David Grant, 'Southland region - Growth on the plains', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/20106/butchers-shop (accessed 14 June 2021)

Story by David Grant, updated 1 May 2015