Kōrero: Beach culture

1940s bathing costumes (2 o 3)

1940s bathing costumes

By the 1940s, V-necks had become fashionable, the suits only extended to the top of the thigh, and new elastic materials hugged the body, as in this advertisement for Jantzen suits.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-036937; F
Photograph by Gordon Burt

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.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Beach culture - Beach culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9119/1940s-bathing-costumes (accessed 16 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006