Story: Household management

Working together, 1940s

Working together, 1940s

Mrs Holmes and a friend, neighbours in the Hutt Valley, were photographed cutting out a dress in 1944. They are working on the kitchen floor, so it is probably the middle of a weekday – a time when children were unlikely to burst in.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, John Dobrée Pascoe Collection (PAColl-0783)
Reference: 1/4-001174-F
Photograph by John Dobrée Pascoe

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

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How to cite this page:

Megan Cook, 'Household management - The wider world', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 December 2021)

Story by Megan Cook, published 5 Sep 2013