Story: Otago region

Union Steam Ship Company advertisement

Dunedin’s biggest 19th-century business was the Union Steam Ship Company. In this 1893 supplement to the Dunedin Star, information about sailings is almost buried amidst an array of images of the company’s home city and its buildings.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-E-BUILDINGS-Dunedin-1893-01

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago region - Business until 1920', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 11 December 2023)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015