Kōrero: Children’s play

Christmas shopping, 1956

Christmas shopping, 1956

Two girls, probably sisters, admire a doll during Christmas Eve shopping, 1956. Dolls have remained a perennial favourite with girls for centuries. In the 1950s higher incomes and mass production brought a wider range of dolls into New Zealand households.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP/1956/2943b-F

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:

Peter Clayworth, 'Children’s play - Toys – from homemade to mass market', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/40862/christmas-shopping-1956 (accessed 8 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Peter Clayworth, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013