Main Road: Rotowaro - Two Years Apart

Maker
David Bramwell Cook
Production date
1987
1989
Description
Photographs taken in 1987 and 1989 by commissioned photographer, David Cook for use in the 2000 Shifting Ground: Stories from Rotowaro exhibition. Images depict the same scene taken two years apart in 1987 & 1989. The upper image shows a stretch of road with wooden buildings on either side. There is a stationary parked car (centre/left) and truck (centre) in the scene. Power poles and lines fade into the distance. The lower image shows cleared land and fields. The power poles and wires remain but the buildings are gone.
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Object detail

Production date
1987
1989
Media/Materials
B/W photo, silver gelatin print mounted on archival, acid-free matting board
Measurements
Parts 1-2: 225x605mm
Matted Whole: 610x815mm
Department collection type
Credit line
Commissioned Photograph by David Cook:
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1989/55/8

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