Mr George King Who Began Breeding Ostriches For Their Feathers On His Burwood Property In 1893Photographs - 189-?
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Mr George King who began breeding ostriches for their feathers on his Burwood property in 1893: Picturing Canterbury
Mr George King who began breeding ostriches for their feathers on his Burwood property in 1893 [189-?]. George King was born in 1850 to Irish immigrant parents at Richmond, Sydney. Around 1872 he arrived in Christchurch and started the auctioneering firm Geo. King and Co. Ostrich farming is what Mr King was most well known for and ostrich farming didn’t always run smoothly. During the… (more)