Story: Large companies

David Nathan, merchant (1st of 2)

David Nathan, merchant

This 1848 advertisement by David Nathan announces a sale by auction of a consignment of goods that has arrived by ship at his Shortland Street sale rooms. He also advertises accommodation aboard the clipper brigantine John Bull sailing that same day for Tahiti. Among the goods to be auctioned are flour and butter from Van Diemens Land (Tasmania), tea, clothes and drapery.

Using this item

National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past
Reference: New Zealander, 8 January 1848, p. 1

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

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Gary Hawke, 'Large companies - Large companies in the 1800s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 August 2022)

Story by Gary Hawke, published 11 Mar 2010