Coal Wagons: Rotowaro - Two Years Apart

David Bramwell Cook
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Photograph 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. The upper image shows railway tracks. There is a line of coal skips in the near background of the image. Behind this a number of wooden buildings can be seen on a low lying hill. There is a single wooden building in the distance on the left side of the frame. The lower image shows a similar scene minus the buildings on the hill.
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B/W photo, silver gelatin print mounted on archival, acid-free matting board
Parts 1-2: 225x605mm
Matted Whole: 610x815mm
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Commissioned Photograph by David Cook:
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
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