Kōrero: Domestic recreation and hobbies

Reading for pleasure, late 19th century

Reading for pleasure, late 19th century

Reading is relaxing, and readers often choose comfortable surroundings for it. Reading in a hammock is the height of relaxation, and because hammocks are difficult to get in and out of they tend to be occupied for hours on end. Miss Archer of Buller looks to have settled in for a lengthy session.

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Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Studio Collection
Reference: 179976

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Domestic recreation and hobbies - Reading, listening and watching', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/41104/reading-for-pleasure-late-19th-century (accessed 5 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013