Shearers wearing black woollen singlets sharpen the blades of their hand shears on a grindstone, at Grasmere Station near Cass in Canterbury in 1944. Woollen singlets allowed shearers to keep warm while moving their arms freely.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, John Dobrée Pascoe Collection (PAColl-0783)
Reference: 1/4-000882; F
Photograph by John Dobrée Pascoe
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