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Spraying fruit trees on George Shailer's orchard, Scandia Street, Palmerston North

Item | Still image | Ref # 2009G_Bc439_BUI_2639 | Held by Ian Matheson City Archives

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Title:

Spraying fruit trees on George Shailer's orchard, Scandia Street, Palmerston North

Creator:

G W Shailer

Part of collection:

Level of description:

Item

Resource type / medium:

Still image | Glass negatives

Reference number:

2009G_Bc439_BUI_2639

Description:

George Shailer (1848-1918) was a well known local photographer in Palmerston North at the end of the 19th century. He later established an orchard in Scandia Street (now Albert Street). George Shailer is at right spraying the fruit trees, helped by (possibly) his son Alfred Shailer and another unidentified person. The print was taken from a broken glass negative, as indicated by the line running through the middle of it.

Dates covered:

Circa 1910 - Circa 1910

Access conditions:

Open

Format if not original:

Electronic copy

Location of original:

CA: Shailer Collection, Ian Matheson City Archives

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Places:

Palmerston North · Manawatu

Keywords:

Photographer · Person

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