W. Sey paperhangings warehouse: 1902

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Mr Sey was “a painter and decorator with a wholesale and retail paperhanging warehouse, also a varnish, colour and glass merchant”. His clients included the Earl of Onslow, Governor of New Zealand 1889-1892, and George Stead (1841-1908) of Strowan in Papanui Road.

View a 1898 photo of his premises.

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We have digitised a rather splendid 1902 publication Tourists’ guide

to Canterbury.

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