Helen de Beer with tufting gun: Picturing Canterbury

Helen de Beer with tufting gun. Christchurch Star Archive. In copyright. CCL-StarP-04972A.

Helen de Beer using a Hoffmann tufting gun at the Shirley carpet shop of her father, Frank de Beer. The carpet she is working on is for Taupō-based forestry company, JG Groome & Associates. 22 September 1980.

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