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The store front of the Fruit and grocery business of On Kee & Co, ca 1910

Reference Number: 1/1-007957-G

Shows the store front of On Kee & Co, with the display sign 'Fruiterers & Grocers' and 'Cash buyers for fungus'. Three men holding bicycles are standing outside the store while another man, possibly Chan Sheen Chong from Manaia (brother in law of Wong On Kee),with legs crossed and one arm leaning on boxes, stands behind. Photograph taken by James McAllister ca 1910.

Key terms:
1 image, related to On Kee & Co, Taranaki Region, Grocery trade, Fruit trade, Business enterprises - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Vegetable trade, Shop fronts, Stores, Retail and Bicycles.

Part of:
McAllister, James, 1869-1952 :Negatives of Stratford and Taranaki district, Reference Number PAColl-3054 (306 digitised items)

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

Historical Notes: The business was established by Wong On Kee, from Bak Siu, Canton, who spent time on the gold fields before moving to Taranaki.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File Print available in Pictorial Reference Service725. Shops. Greengrocers. ca 1910(PFP-001525)

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