Kōrero: Rural clothing

Nelson, 1842

Nelson, 1842

Painted by John Waring Saxton in 1842, about a year after Nelson city was founded, this artwork shows settlers wearing smocks. In New Zealand the British smock quickly went out of favour, and men turned to more practical cotton shirts and Crimean shirts made of grey wool.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PUBL-0011-06-2
Tinted lithograph by John Waring Saxton

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

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Bronwyn Labrum, 'Rural clothing - Menswear', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/18475/nelson-1842 (accessed 17 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Bronwyn Labrum, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008