Kōrero: Sewage, water and waste

Rag-and-bone man

Rag-and-bone man

A man with his hand-pushed cart does the rounds in Dunedin’s Cumberland Street in 1952. Rag-and-bone men were junk dealers. They would make their rounds, shouting, and people would bring out things they didn’t want. In an era when few people owned cars, a trip to the dump was not an option.

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Photograph by Gary Blackman

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Christine Dann, 'Sewage, water and waste - Solid waste', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/24442/rag-and-bone-man (accessed 31 May 2020)

He kōrero nā Christine Dann, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010