Story: Naturism

Naturism in a cold climate

Naturism in a cold climate

This cartoon, published in Truth in July 1935, lampooned nudism, suggesting it was a foolish proposition in the middle of New Zealand's winter. It was one of many cartoons and jokes used to undermine the arguments for naturism.

Using this item

National Library of New Zealand
Reference: New Zealand Truth, 31 July 1935, p. 11

Permission of the National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Hera Cook, 'Naturism - Attitudes to nakedness', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 January 2021)

Story by Hera Cook, published 5 Sep 2013