Story: Picnics and barbecues

Picnic fare, early 1900s (1st of 3)

Picnic fare, early 1900s

Picnickers from the early 1900s enjoy a spread showing some of the typical picnic food of the era, including scones, apples and cake. While a billy has clearly been used to heat water, the women have brought a teapot from home for making their tea.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, H. R. Eastcott Collection
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Peter Clayworth, 'Picnics and barbecues - Picnic food and the barbecue', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 April 2024)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 5 Sep 2013