These ‘very smart and tasteful yachting costumes’, with nautical details such as anchors and ropes, appeared in the Weekly Graphic and Ladies Journal in January 1891. Auckland’s summer yachting regattas were an important event on the social calendar.
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Reference: The Weekly Graphic and Ladies Journal, 24 January 1891, p. 17
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