The "Rotowaro Shift" at the Coal Face: Huntly West Mine

Maker
David Bramwell Cook
Production date
1985
Description
Photograph taken in 1985 by commissioned photographer, David Cook, for the documentary book:"Rotowaro - The Last Days of a Waikato Coal Mining Town" and the exhibition "Shifting Ground: Stories from Rotowaro". Image depicts "The Rotowaro Shift" at the Huntly West Mine - this is a group of 15 miners wearing working clothes and headlamps.
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Object detail

Production date
1985
Media/Materials
B/W photo, silver gelatin print mounted on archival, acid-free matting board
Measurements
322x460mm (Image)
460x560mm (Matt Whole)
Department collection type
Credit line
Commissioned Photograph by David Cook:
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1989/55/29

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