Six Word Saturday: helping Aunt Isabella in the garden?

Jesse Rood and Isabella Lietze, c. mid 1930s. Maitland, Soutland, NZ.

Jesse Rood and Isabella Lietze, c. mid 1930s. Maitland, Soutland, NZ. Photo: Dove-Gray family archives

The Big T’s grandmother, Isabella Lietze, was known as a brilliant gardener. I love this shot of her, in floral dress and work boots, spade in hand. The young man is a nephew, Jesse Rood.

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4 thoughts on “Six Word Saturday: helping Aunt Isabella in the garden?

    • πŸ™‚ I love how there are all these photos of the women working in gardens, and fields and doing really tough physical work and they are all wearing pretty dresses.

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