Story: English

Wedding party

Wedding party

English manners and social rituals became the norm of respectable society in New Zealand. Here, a Christchurch wedding party of 1913 sport formal clothing in the English style.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Steffano Webb Collection (PAColl-3061)
Reference: 1/1-005271; G
Photograph by Steffano Francis Webb

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Terry Hearn, 'English - Values', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 June 2024)

Story by Terry Hearn, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015