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I do : 125 years of weddings in New Zealand / Sandra Coney.

By: Coney, Sandra.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Hodder Moa Beckett, 1995Description: 103 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 x 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1869581717 (pbk.).Other title: 125 years of weddings in New Zealand.Subject(s): Weddings -- New Zealand -- History -- Pictorial works | Weddings -- New Zealand -- Nelson -- History -- Pictorial works | Marriage -- New Zealand -- History -- Pictorial works | Marriage customs and rites -- New Zealand -- History -- Pictorial works | Wedding costume -- New Zealand -- History -- Pictorial works | Marriage customs and rites -- Miscellanea | Weddings -- New Zealand -- History | Marriage Customs | Weddings -- New Zealand | Wedding costume -- New Zealand -- History -- Pictorial worksDDC classification: 392.509930222 Summary: "... traces the wedding through photographs which ... depict styles and changes and reflect the mood of each era"--Flap.
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Heritage & Archives Alexander Library | Te Rerenga Mai o Te Kauru
Heritage Collections
Reference - not for loan 392.5 CON 1 Available T00054656
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

"... traces the wedding through photographs which ... depict styles and changes and reflect the mood of each era"--Cover flap.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [102]-103) and index.

"... traces the wedding through photographs which ... depict styles and changes and reflect the mood of each era"--Flap.

Contents: The wedding, an enduring tradition -- Visions in white: weddings in the Victorian era -- The grand occasion: weddings in the Edwardian era -- Marvels of the confectioners' art: wedding cakes -- Plain elegance: the First World War period -- Little charmers: bridesmaids & flower girls -- The flapper brides: weddings in the 1920s -- The glamour weddings: Hollywood influences the 1930s -- Hasty marriages & fabric shortages: weddings in the Second World War period -- The nuptial bounty: wedding presents -- Conservative year: little change in the 1950s -- An abundance of flowers: bridal bouquets over the years -- Changing traditions: weddings in the 1960s and 1970s -- The new romantics: the revival of the white wedding.

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