Kōrero: Sport and society

Queuing for a cricket match, late 1920s

Queuing for a cricket match, late 1920s

As New Zealand became more urban in the first half of the 20th century, spectatorship became an increasingly important aspect of sports. Here a long line of spectators queue to get into the Basin Reserve in Wellington to watch a cricket match.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP-0006-1/2-G

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:

Greg Ryan, 'Sport and society - Rise of spectatorship', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/39405/queuing-for-a-cricket-match-late-1920s (accessed 22 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Greg Ryan, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013