Preserving surplus food was a job done regularly by New Zealand housewives from the 19th century to the 1970s. This woman is demonstrating the water-bath method of preserving fruit and vegetables.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, K. E. Niven and Co Collection
Photograph by K. E. Niven
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