8am: 'bull' labour pick-up - SS Canadian Inventor, No. 10 Wharf, Walsh Bay
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|Title:||8am: 'bull' labour pick-up - SS Canadian Inventor, No. 10 Wharf, Walsh Bay|
|Author(s):||Photographer: Arthur Aitken|
The foreman or company representative is the focal point of the horseshoe-shaped ring of wharf labourers. Under the bull system only the strongest and least troublesome men were chosen for work.
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