Kiln dried tobacco; Unknown; 2811
Kiln dried tobaccoAbout this object
A photograph showing hanks of tobacco on sticks ready for drying in a kiln. Prior to 1995, when commercial tobacco growing ceased in the Motueka area, there were many kilns dotted around the country side; tobacco was a main crop and it's planting and harvesting involved virtually all the population, including children.Date Made
Photographic printSubject and Association Description
Photograph showing how tobacco was put on sticks, after being tied into hanks, and placed in a kiln to be driedObject Type
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