Cookbooks, circa 1950s-1970s; [?]; c1950s-1970s; CT4643


Cookbooks, circa 1950s-1970s

About this object

A collection of seven cookbooks

a. Polly Pennant's Blue book of Household Hints [published by The Shell Company of New Zealand Ltd].

b. Laurel Recipe Book & Household Guide [published by the Vacuum Oil Company Pty Ltd].

c. Fielder's Cornflour Recipe Book [prepared by Ann Maxwell of 'Woman' in conjunction with Wheat Industries (Aust) Pty Ltd].

e. Cooking with Highlander [distributed by Reader's Digest, May 1974].

f. Second Journal of Agriculture Cookery Book [published by A H & A W Reed, Wellington].

g. Whitcombe's Everyday Cookery [published by Whitcombe & Tombs Pty Ltd].

h. The ABC of Cookery [published by her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1954].



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Medium and Materials

processed material, paper;
processed material, metal;
processed material, cardboard

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, home economics, cookery

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika, The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

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