Kōrero: Beach culture

Sumner Beach

Sumner Beach

Well-dressed women protect themselves from the sun with parasols, in 1900. Victorian Britain had a formal approach to a day at the beach, and this attitude was carried to New Zealand. There was little swimming, but when adults did enter the water they hired horse-drawn bathing machines to take them into the sea, to preserve their modesty.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAAD 6011, No. 5

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Beach culture - Beach recreation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15/sumner-beach (accessed 8 April 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006