By 1910, men's bathing costumes were sleeveless and cut off at mid-thigh. However, as required by some bylaws, many male bathers, such as this group, wore trunks over their one-piece suits.
-- Encyclopedia of New Zealand
New Zealand circa 1910. "Unidentified bathers, probably at Christchurch." Dry plate glass negative by Steffano Francis Webb. | Click image for Comments. | Home | Browse All Photos