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The Resource 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

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

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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
Title
Colonial fare
Title remainder
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
Statement of responsibility
Jill Brewis
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
  • 640.993
  • 640BRE
  • 993.1
  • 641.59931
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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
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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, Jill Brewis
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Includes index
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Bibliography note
  • "Acknowledgements": p. 8-9, contain bibliographical references
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 8-9) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
First impressions: Introducing the women who left Englnad in the 19th century to seek a new life in the Antipodes -- A roof over her head: In which is given some account of what befell the colonial housewife in her search for a house -- Furniture: In which is contained a description of colonial furniture and sundry other purchases -- The colonial kitchen: In which we find the settlers wife in her kitchen -- A settler's wife's day: In which the reader is enlightened of the diverse occupations that filled her day -- Doing the laundry: Which is all about the unexpected trials of washing, rinsing, wringing and drying -- The problems of supplies: Which is chiefly devoted to the difficulties encountered in obtaining provisions -- Daily bread : In which the colonial housewife launches forth into breadmaking -- Dairy maids all: In which is cleared of all doubts the progress of milk and cream from the cow to the cup -- Gardening and home produce: Which records the green fingers of the industrious houswife -- Keeping food fresh: Which contains a brief account of how food was kept fresh and how it was saved when not fresh -- Putting it down: Wherein the truth is recorded of preserving, pickling, drying and salting -- Drinks and refreshments:In which the reader receives information on liquid refreshments -- Domestic servants: In which what befell our domestic servants and their employers is divulged -- Maladies and medicines: In which is dealt with, among other matters the illnesses that beset the Antipodean residents -- Contact, communication and travel: Which relates the progress of housewife in maintaining contact with her fellow colonials -- Clothing and beauty: In which the readers learns of matters of fashion and frivolity -- Etiquette for ladies: In which the difficulties of keeping up standards of behaviour and decorum are discussed -- Social life and entertainement: In which are recorded such expeditions and entertainments as were enjoyed by our pioneering women -- Special occasions: concerning true happenings and momentus occasions
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22 cm x 26 cm.
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179 pages
Isbn
9780456029800
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unmediated
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Media type code
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Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) HAS17930
  • (nzNZBN)2340499
  • (HAP)OLD61053
  • 61053

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