By the early 1900s wristwatches, often imported from the United States, were becoming increasingly common in New Zealand. This stylish Auckland woman, posing for the photographer in 1909, made sure the watch on her wrist would impress.
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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero
Photograph by Herman John Schmidt
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