Story: Camping

Cambridge Caravan Club, 1936 (2nd of 4)

An impressive assortment of caravans and their towing vehicles are drawn up in a circle for the Cambridge Caravan Club weekend camp on the Thames coast in 1936. One of these early caravans, at lower right, appears to have a canvas awning attached to one side to provide more covered space.

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: AWNS-19360401-49-2

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How to cite this page:

Mark Derby, 'Camping - The golden age of camping', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 February 2024)

Story by Mark Derby, published 5 Sep 2013