Kōrero: Rural clothing

Oilskins

Oilskins

Land girls Carol Sladden and June Matthews help farmer Bob McKenzie saw mānuka firewood on a wet day in September 1943. The two women are wearing oilskin raincoats, and one is wearing an oilskin hat known as a sou’wester.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, John Dobrée Pascoe Collection (PAColl-0783)
Reference: 1/4-000736; F
Photograph by John Dobrée Pascoe

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Bronwyn Labrum, 'Rural clothing - Hats, footwear and oilskins', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18498/oilskins (accessed 30 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Bronwyn Labrum, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008