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Golden days – summer in the ’50s and ’60s

What better way to celebrate summer than through the lens of the golden days of the 1950s and ’60s?

Bronwyn Labrum, author of Real Modern and devoted lover of all things summery, shares from her book some of her favourite images of glorious summers past.

Real Modern: Everyday New Zealand in the 1950s and 1960s (Te Papa Press, 2015)

Visit Te Papa’s Collections Online to see more objects featured in Real Modern.