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Member of Parliament, Mabel Howard, demonstrating that oversize bloomers vary in size, 1954

Reference Number: EP-NZ Obits-Ho to Ht-01

Labour Member of Parliament for Sydenham, Mabel Howard, holding the two pairs of women's bloomers she produced in Parliament on 22 September, 1954, during the second reading of the Merchandise Marks Bill. She was illustrating her argument that garments marked OS (oversize) vary in dimension, and calling for labels to carry unit of length measurements. Photograph taken by an unidentified staff photographer for the Evening Post, 23 September, 1954.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Portraits, related to Mabel Bowden Howard, Members of parliament, Underwear and Women politicians - New Zealand.

Part of:
New Zealand obituaries - Ho to Ht, Reference Number EP-NZ Obits-Ho to Ht (1 digitised items)
New Zealand obituaries, Reference Number EP-NZ Obits (59 digitised items)
Evening Post illustrations file, Reference Number PAColl-7327-1 (342 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 25.5 x 17.2 cm. Vertical imageSingle photograph

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