Story: Birthdays and wedding anniversaries

First birthday, 1960s

First birthday, 1960s

A baby celebrates her first birthday with her proud parents. Turning one remains a significant milestone in a child's life, and is often celebrated with a cake, presents and a formal portrait such as this.

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Upper Hutt City Library Heritage Collections, Revelle Jackson Collection
Reference: P1-6693-9083

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How to cite this page:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Birthdays and wedding anniversaries - Celebrating birthdays', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/38841/first-birthday-1960s (accessed 6 July 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 5 Sep 2013