Story: South Pacific economic relations

Loading sugar cane, 1884 (1st of 3)

Loading sugar cane, 1884

Large sugar cane plantations were established in Fiji in the late 19th century by the Colonial Sugar Refining Company. This sugar cane has been harvested on the island of Mango.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Burton Brothers Collection
Reference: PA7-34-07
Photograph by Alfred Burton

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Geoff Bertram, 'South Pacific economic relations - Sugar and phosphate', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/24239/loading-sugar-cane-1884 (accessed 14 November 2019)

Story by Geoff Bertram, published 11 Mar 2010