Story: Seafarers

Dressing up (2nd of 3)

Dressing up

There was plenty of entertainment on board, including dancing, singing, boxing and gambling, as well as practical jokes and general skylarking. These apprentices on the barque County of Pembroke are dressed up in kimonos (and incongruously smoking cigarettes).

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Neill Atkinson, 'Seafarers - Crew culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 January 2022)

Story by Neill Atkinson, published 12 Jun 2006