Story: Men and women in the city

Garden shed

Garden shed

As well as a place for storing garden and other tools, the backyard shed was where men tinkered and fixed things. Nevile Lodge’s 1967 cartoon about the extension of hotel closing hours also satirises the shed as a ‘male space’, by having the woman bar access.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Nevile Sidney Lodge Collection (B-133/138)
Reference: B-137-321
Cartoon by Nevile Lodge

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How to cite this page:

Caroline Daley, 'Men and women in the city - Suburban men', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 May 2024)

Story by Caroline Daley, published 11 Mar 2010