The First Day of Oysters
Alexander Fraser, Artist; William Greatbach, Engraver;
This is one of the prints in our collection. It was made in circa 1900. The place where it was made is unknown.See full details
222 x 300mm
engraving on paper
Engraving on paper of a village scene with a woman shucking oysters. There is a group of people gathered around her, some with there hands outstretched to recieve the oysters. At the right of the image a boy with a donkey pours more oysters from a sack into a basket.
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Purchased, 1922