Image of the week: 4-10 May

30 April 2020

Feeling in a need of a party?

We might have to wait a while to have a good ole shin-dig, so live vicariously through these photos of some parties.

Some more raucous than others…!

In the meantime try an online party with friends and family, or do ‘Fancy Friday’ in your bubble and dress up for dinner.

All of these photographs, and more, can be seen in our Art and Archives catalogue, Kā Kohika

 

Classic Kiwi birthday party fare. View this photograph in Kā Kohika

Image Credit: Unknown photographer, n.d., Slide 215 – Children’s birthday party,  Robin Mitchell photographs (MB1083, 143370). Macmillan Brown Library, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Looking forward to a spring garden party at the end of all this. View this photograph in Kā Kohika

Image Credit: Unknown photographer, Oct. 22 1941, Miss Candy’s garden party – Helen Connon Hall,  Helen Connon Hall photographs (MB1117, 24085). Macmillan Brown Library, Christchurch, New Zealand.

 
Classic Christmas party! View this photograph in Kā Kohika

Image Credit: A.C. Graham, 1940, Staff (hotel) party Christmas, A. C. Graham photographs (MB1065, 19617). Macmillan Brown Library, Christchurch, New Zealand.
 

A rather sombre children’s party. View this photograph in Kā Kohika

Image Credit: George Northcroft, n.d., Children’s party at the Northcroft home, Whataroa, George Northcroft photographs (MB1091, 6140). Macmillan Brown Library, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Can’t wait for sports and the picnic parties that go with them. View this photograph in Kā Kohika

Image Credit: Unknown photographer, n.d., Tennis party at St Leonards, North Canterbury,  Unidentified photographs (MB1517, 1689). Macmillan Brown Library, Christchurch, New Zealand.

 

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