Group picnic

Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
A photograph of a small group picnic on a grass bank. The participants are thought to be part of the Te Awa Swimming and Life Saving Club.

A boy is seated in the foreground amongst the picnic accoutrements. Women in dresses and shirts are seated above him. The Te Awa Swimming and Life Saving Club emblem is visible on the shirt of the woman directly above the boy. A man and woman are smiling in the centre of the photograph. The woman has her hand on the man's shoulder. Behind them a young woman is making the shape of a love heart with her arms raised.
There are bare trees visible at the top of the bank.

The photograph appears to have been taken during the interwar period.

Photographer, unknown.
Date, unknown.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph mounted on card. The photograph is mounted together with other photographs on the same card removed from an album.
Height x Width: 64 x 42mm
Height x Width: 215 x 285mm
Subject date
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 15215
Credit line
gifted by Joy Miller
Other number(s)
m2008/61/6, 15215, 77040

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