Story: Food shops

Pork butcher, Christchurch

Pork butcher, Christchurch

A pork butcher stands outside his shop in Christchurch around 1910–15. Pork butcheries were like delicatessens, and typically sold cured hams, bacon, brawn, pickles, sausages and pork pies.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Steffano Webb Collection (PAColl-3061)
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Carl Walrond, 'Food shops - Greengrocers, fruiterers and delicatessens', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/25486/pork-butcher-christchurch (accessed 16 August 2020)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 16 Sep 2016