Kōrero: Women’s health

Dead mother and child, 1910 (1 o 2)

Dead mother and child, 1910

Death of the mother or baby during childbirth remained common in New Zealand in the early 20th century. Mrs Gilmer and her child are shown here arranged after death.

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Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Studio Collection
Reference: 179367/3

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Megan Cook, 'Women’s health - Pākehā women’s health, 1840s to 1940s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/31473/dead-mother-and-child-1910 (accessed 24 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Megan Cook, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011