Story: Domestic recreation and hobbies

Gendered recreation, 1995

Gendered recreation, 1995

Farmers Marie and Bruce McNaughton are enjoying classically gendered recreational activities one evening in 1995. Marie is doing embroidery and Bruce is reading a newspaper. The sewing machine and quilt in the background show that Marie is a keen crafter. 

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Domestic recreation and hobbies - Opportunities for leisure', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 June 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 Sep 2013