Story: Exhibitions and world’s fairs

Spinning in the women's court, New Zealand and South Seas Exhibition, 1925–26 (3rd of 3)

Spinning in the women's court, New Zealand and South Seas Exhibition, 1925–26

The New Zealand and South Seas Exhibition in Dunedin in 1925–26 was notable for having a women's court in which the arts and crafts of the British Empire's women were on display. Here, a local woman shows her technique at the spinning wheel, while lacework can be seen in the background.

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Jock Phillips, 'Exhibitions and world’s fairs - New Zealand exhibitions, 1900 onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/45446/spinning-in-the-womens-court-new-zealand-and-south-seas-exhibition-1925-26 (accessed 24 October 2019)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 22 Oct 2014