Kōrero: Alcohol

Alcoholic picnic, 1860s (4 o 4)

Alcoholic picnic, 1860s

This drawing from around 1864 shows a group of respectable colonists enjoying a picnic. The text begins: 'Pleasures of a Picnic enhanced by a little Irish Beer.'  At the time alcohol was accepted in respectable society as an appropriate way to add merriment to such occasions.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: E-248-q-012
Ink and wash drawing by Andrew Thomas H. Carbery

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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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Alcohol - Colonial drinking, 1800–1880', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/40665/alcoholic-picnic-1860s (accessed 1 October 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013, updated 13 Apr 2016