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1970s dinner party

1970s dinner party

Evening dinner parties are a way of offering family, friends and new acquaintances food-based hospitality. The unforgettable cover of Jacqueline Steincamp's Party planning (1973) shows a convivial dinner party.

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Reference: Jacqueline Steincamp, Party planning. Christchurch: Whitcombe and Tombs, 1973
Photograph by Harry Ruffell

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Eating - Families and hospitality', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 August 2022)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 Sep 2013