Kōrero: South Canterbury region

Stacking linen flax

Stacking linen flax

During the Second World War, a linen flax industry was established in Geraldine to provide fabric for clothing. This woman is stacking flax ready for processing, in 1943.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, John Dobrée Pascoe Collection (PAColl-0783)
Reference: 1/2-000956; F
Photograph by John Dobrée Pascoe

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:

John Wilson, 'South Canterbury region - Industry', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11409/stacking-linen-flax (accessed 8 August 2020)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, updated 1 Feb 2017