L. C. Mitchell’s painting of a farming family gathered around the radio after dinner appeared on the New Zealand Journal of Agriculture’s cover in August 1949. By this time radio was a vital source of information and entertainment for country folk, and helped them overcome isolation.
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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: S-L 833-COVER
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