Book, Receipt book, Mataura Rabbit Export Factory; unknown maker; 1910s; MT2012....

Name/Title

Book, Receipt book, Mataura Rabbit Export Factory

About this object

Book; a receipt book for J.Taylor Rabbit Exporter. John Taylor was a Scotsman who arrived in New Zealand in 1876. He worked first as a shepherd and then as a butcher in Dunedin before seeing the potential in exporting frozen rabbits. In 1896 he started a rabbit export depot in Mataura after entering into an arrangement with the Southland Frozen Meat Co to freeze his supply of rabbits.

Maker

unknown maker

Maker Role

Printer

Date Made

1910s

Place Made

[?]

Medium and Materials

processed materials, fibre, paper

Measurements

h 70mm x l 600mm x w 10mm
small

Subject and Association Keywords

industry/mataura/mataura rabbit factory

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

document

Object number

MT2012.67

Copyright Licence  

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