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Interior of the grocery store belonging to R M Harris in Sydenham, Christchurch, 1890s-1920s

Reference Number: 1/1-007488-G

Interior of the grocery store belonging to R M Harris, in Sydenham, Christchurch, photographed by Samuel Heath Head, circa 1900-1920. A man and a woman stand behind the counter. Two (customers?) wait alongside. Socks, skeins of wool, flags, Lifebuoy soap, Bournville cocoa, and numerous other items are for sale. Produce is stacked high up on shelves behind the counter. Posters advertise Rex Luncheon Cheese, Bensdorp Cocoa and Radium Polishes.

Key terms:
1 image, related to R M Harris (Firm), Sydenham, Stores, Retail - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, General stores - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Grocery trade - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Retail trade - Employees and Interior architecture.

Part of:
Head, Samuel Heath, d 1948 :Negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00261 (101 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Glass negative. Single negative

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures725. Shops. Grocers(PFP-021705)

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