Story: Shellfish

Shell decoration

Shell decoration

The owners of ‘shell wonderland’ at Mangaweka, Nola and Berry Edwards, proudly display their 1937 Austin 10 decorated with 27,000 shells.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1985/1451/16
Photograph by Ross Giblin

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Shellfish - Shell collecting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/8043/shell-decoration (accessed 18 May 2022)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006