Swaggers were a common sight on the roads in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Read a 1908 newspaper article written by a swagger about his lifestyle (PDF, 34 KB).
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Alexander Turnbull Library
Ink, crayon and watercolour sketch by William Mathew Hodgkins
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