Photographed in 1939, this New Zealand woman weaves clothes to be sent to people in Britain, beneath a notice encouraging help for ‘the mother country’. The war confirmed the domestic virtues of New Zealand women and their sense of loyalty to the old country.
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Alexander Turnbull Library
Photograph by A. W. Powell
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