Kōrero: Holidays

No holiday for Mum

No holiday for Mum

The difficulties of caring for children on holiday without the usual facilities of home are shown in this 1940 photograph of a woman bathing her baby in a tin bath outside the tent. For many women a holiday was not a break from work – in fact, the usual domestic chores were even more labour intensive.

Mō tēnei mea

Alexander Turnbull Library, Whites Aviation Collection
Reference: WA-09237-G
Photograph by Leo Lemuel White

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.

Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick. 'Holidays - Holidays in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 9-Jul-13
URL: http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/40737/no-holiday-for-mum