Story: Shows and field days

Cakes and preserves (1st of 3)

Cakes and preserves

From the end of the 19th century, domestic crafts were among the most hotly contested classes at A & P shows. This impressive array is from a show in 1908.

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Nelson Provincial Museum, F. N. Jones Collection
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How to cite this page:

Jock Phillips, 'Shows and field days - Domestic and family competitions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 May 2022)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Nov 2008