Kōrero: Women and men

Boxing, 1912

Boxing, 1912

Boy scout camps were part of a movement designed to provide citizenship training. In 1912 at Northcote Scout Camp (Campbells Bay, Auckland) Charlie Thompson and Royce de Luen practised boxing, their audience distracted by the photographer. Sometimes called the ‘manly art’, boxing was seen as an acceptable form of violence.

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Auckalnd Libraries, Takapuna Library Photograph Archive
Reference: N0109008

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Charlotte Macdonald, 'Women and men - Mothers and voters: 1880s–1920s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/29220/boxing-1912 (accessed 4 July 2022)

He kōrero nā Charlotte Macdonald, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, updated 1 Aug 2017