Kōrero: Home décor and furnishings

The 1970s: a labour-saving kitchen (2 o 3)

The 1970s: a labour-saving kitchen

This kitchen, photographed in 1970, contained the latest in labour-saving features, including an eye-level oven and separate hob, and a dishwasher. Such innovations became standard as families and especially working women had less time for housework and more income to spend on their homes.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, K. E. Niven and Co Collection
Reference: 1/2-228526-F
Photograph by K. E. Niven

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:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Home décor and furnishings - Nostalgia and materialism, 1960s to 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/40723/the-1970s-a-labour-saving-kitchen (accessed 13 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013