Kōrero: Gay men’s lives

At the seaside

At the seaside

A group of young men pose at Lyall Bay in Wellington around 1910. The two men with their arms around each other may have been a couple. The significance of the New Zealand flag is unknown, but perhaps it was an expression of their identity as New Zealanders.  

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Sydney Charles Smith Collection (PA-Group-00242)
Reference: 1/1-022862-G
Photograph by Sydney Charles Smith

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:

Chris Brickell, 'Gay men’s lives - History', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/27639/at-the-seaside (accessed 20 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Chris Brickell, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 11 May 2018