Kōrero: Duck shooting

Game-bird hunters, 1920s

Game-bird hunters, 1920s

A group poses with their shotguns and haul of ducks and black swans, possibly in the 1920s. Their guns are double-barrelled, with the barrels side-by-side. This type of gun was dominant until the 1960s. Then guns with one barrel on top of the other became more popular. Today many hunters use single-barrelled auto-loading shotguns.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Northwood Collection (PA-Group-00027)
Reference: 1/1-06359; G

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Harvey C. Perkins and Bob Gidlow, 'Duck shooting - History of duck hunting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17115/game-bird-hunters-1920s (accessed 22 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Harvey C. Perkins and Bob Gidlow, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008