Story: Domestic recreation and hobbies

A well-earned smoke

A well-earned smoke

This man is enjoying a rest and a pipe after a day's work in 1905. His occupation is unknown, but the tool (perhaps an awl) stuck in the bench beside his leg suggests a manual, hands-on job.

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: AWNS-19051130-1-2
Photograph by A. R. Carnie

Permission of Auckland City Libraries Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Domestic recreation and hobbies - Opportunities for leisure', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 July 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 Sep 2013