Father Christmas at 4 Square

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Father Christmas at 4 Square.

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Family with Father Christmas. Faith Sumner and children. Four Square shop on the corner of Milton and Selwyn Streets.

circa 1952.

Winning entry in the 2013 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt by Diane Rolton.

Judge’s comments:

The photo wonderfully illustrates things that seemed not important at the time which now tell us about life in the 1950s. Wonderful details of the children’s clothes, the shop decorated for Christmas, free grocery delivery.

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