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.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Whites Aviation Collection
Photograph by Leo Lemuel White
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