Chinese gold miners often lived a lonely bachelor existence, creating a makeshift home while they eked a living from the goldfields. Presbyterian minister Alexander Don, who was missionary to the Chinese in Otago and Southland, took this photograph of fellow minister George McNeur with two such men outside their stone hut near Arrow Falls.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, McNeur Collection (PAColl-5135)
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The central otago/southland
Josh (not verified)
31 July 2015
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