Kōrero: Domestic recreation and hobbies

Musical evening, 1890 (1 o 2)

Musical evening, 1890

In the 19th and early 20th centuries musical evenings were a popular way to make your own fun. At the time many people learned to play musical instruments as children, so they were at least passable musicians as adults. Here two couples enjoy a musical evening in 1890. The woman standing is probably singing to the piano and violin. 

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PUBL-0163-1890-001

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Domestic recreation and hobbies - Recreation with family and friends', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/41098/musical-evening-1890 (accessed 14 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013