Tobacco re-planter; 1900s; 2816

Name/Title

Tobacco re-planter

About this object

After seedlings germinated, plants would then be replanted out in the field using this hand held device. Water was placed in the small container on the side and a small amount was released by pulling the trigger; this ensured every plant was watered at the time of planting.

Date Made

1900s

Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials

metal and wood

Subject and Association Description

Used in Motueka and district in the tobacco industry that flourished here until 1995

Object Type

Implement

Object number

2816

Copyright Licence  

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