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Early women's bikini swimming costume on display in James Smith Ltd, 1940s

Reference Number: PAColl-3332-03-32

Mannequin dummy dressed in an early version of a women's bikini bathing costume on display in the window of James Smith Ltd Wellington. It's novelty is suggested by the reactions and number of people viewing it from the street which the photographer has caught through the window glass.

Key terms:
1 image, related to James Smith Ltd, Wellington City, New Zealand, Bathing suits, Fashion and Fashion merchandising.

Part of:
Photographs of personnel, shop interiors and womens fashions, Reference Number PAColl-3332-03 (7 digitised items)
James Smith Ltd :Photographs of personnel, activities and shops, Reference Number PA-Group-00039 (30 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Single photograph

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