Kōrero: The voyage out

Reading at sea

Reading at sea

In the days of sailing ships, passengers brought their own books with them. The ships of the post-war years, like the Ruahine, generally had well-stocked libraries, and reading was a popular pastime.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, P&O Nedloyd Collection
Reference: Eph-D-SHIP-1950s-01-1

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'The voyage out - 20th-century steamers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/2603/reading-at-sea (accessed 19 September 2021)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005