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Colonial fare : in which we learn of the amazing fortune and fate of pioneering women who ventured from their kitchens at Home to embark upon a new life in the unknown territory of New Zealand

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    1. First impressions : introducing the women who left England in the 19th century to seek a new life in the Antipodes
    2. A roof over her head : in which is given some account of what befell the colonial housewife in her search for a house
    3. Furniture : in which is contained a description of colonial furniture and sundry other items
    4. The colonial kitchen : in which we find the settler's wife in her kitchen
    5. A settler's wife's day : in which the reader is enlightened of the diverse occuptions that filled her day
    6. Doing the laundry : a colonial nightmare : which is all about the unexpected trails of washing, rinsing, wringing and drying
    7. The problems of supplies : which is chiefly devoted to the difficulties encountered in obtaining provisions
    8. Daily bread : in which the colonial housewife launches forth into breadmaking
    9. Dairy maids all : in which is cleared of all doubts the progress of milk and cream from the cow to the cup
    10. Gardening and home produce : which records the green fingers of the industrious housewife
    11. Keeping food fresh : which contains a brief account of how food was kept fresh and how it was saved when not fresh
    12. Putting down : wherein the truth is recorded of preserving, pickling, drying and salting
    13. Drinks and refreshments : in which the reader receives information on liquid refreshments
    14. Domestic servants : in which what befell our domestic servants and their employers is divulged
    15. Maladies and medicines : in which is dealt with, among other matters, the illnesses that beset the Antipodean residents
    16. Contact, communication and travel : which relates the progress of housewife in maintaining contact with her fellow colonials
    17. Clothing and beauty : in which the reader learns of matters of fashion and frivolity
    18. Etiquette for ladies : in which the difficulties of keeping up standards of behaviour and decorum are discussed
    19. Social life and entertainment : in which are recorded such expeditions and entertainments as were enjoyed by our pioneering women
    20. Special occasions : concerning true happenings and momentous occasions.
  • Place
  • Other Number
    TX725.N5 BRE
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  • Catalogue title
    • Colonial fare : in which we learn of the amazing fortune and fate of pioneering women who ventured from their kitchens at Home to embark upon a new life in the unknown territory of New Zealand / Jill Brewis
  • Type
  • Identifiers
    TX725.N5 BRE  (Call Number)
  • ISBN
    045602980X (hbk.)
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  • Description
    1. First impressions : introducing the women who left England in the 19th century to seek a new life in the Antipodes 2. A roof over her head : in which is given some account of what befell the colonial housewife in her search for a house 3. Furniture : in which is contained a description of colonial furniture and sundry other items 4. The colonial kitchen : in which we find the settler's wife in her kitchen 5. A settler's wife's day : in which the reader is enlightened of the diverse occuptions that filled her day 6. Doing the laundry : a colonial nightmare : which is all about the unexpected trails of washing, rinsing, wringing and drying 7. The problems of supplies : which is chiefly devoted to the difficulties encountered in obtaining provisions 8. Daily bread : in which the colonial housewife launches forth into breadmaking 9. Dairy maids all : in which is cleared of all doubts the progress of milk and cream from the cow to the cup 10. Gardening and home produce : which records the green fingers of the industrious housewife 11. Keeping food fresh : which contains a brief account of how food was kept fresh and how it was saved when not fresh 12. Putting down : wherein the truth is recorded of preserving, pickling, drying and salting 13. Drinks and refreshments : in which the reader receives information on liquid refreshments 14. Domestic servants : in which what befell our domestic servants and their employers is divulged 15. Maladies and medicines : in which is dealt with, among other matters, the illnesses that beset the Antipodean residents 16. Contact, communication and travel : which relates the progress of housewife in maintaining contact with her fellow colonials 17. Clothing and beauty : in which the reader learns of matters of fashion and frivolity 18. Etiquette for ladies : in which the difficulties of keeping up standards of behaviour and decorum are discussed 19. Social life and entertainment : in which are recorded such expeditions and entertainments as were enjoyed by our pioneering women 20. Special occasions : concerning true happenings and momentous occasions.
  • Physical description
    179 p. : ill. ; 22 cm x 26 cm.
  • Production
    Methuen (Publisher)
    Brewis, Jill (Creator)
    Auckland, N.Z.  (Place of occurrence)
    c1982
  • Subject
  • Citation
    Colonial fare : in which we learn of the amazing fortune and fate of pioneering women who ventured from their kitchens at Home to embark upon a new life in the unknown territory of New Zealand
  • Notes
    Includes bibliographical references (p. 8-9) and index.

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