Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 :The Sweating System. New Zealand Observer and Free Lance, 3 November 1888.
- Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; New Zealand observer and free lance (Newspaper)
The living and working conditions of the seamstress are set alongside those of her employer.
Extended Title - "That there is a woman working in Dunedin at finishing Crimean shirts, for which she is paid 8d per dozen, and work as hard as she will, she can make only 4d per day. This woman has two little children and an invalid husband to support. Ninepence per dozen for shirts is, it seems, the ruling rate of wages in Dunedin, but the employer in question is a good business woman, and can drive a better bargain, as she is the possessor of fine shops and a beautiful furnished home" - Otago Daily Times.
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