Pay Clerk - Claire Tomelty - at the State Coal Mines Office: Rotowaro

David Bramwell Cook
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Photograph taken in 1984 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 a young woman - Clair Tomelty - who is seated at a large table. There is an open suitcase, pile of papers and novel (The Daughters of Cameron by Aleen Malcolm) on the table. The remainder of the room is empty.
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B/W photo, silver gelatin print mounted on archival, acid-free matting board
346x467mm (Image)
460x560mm (Matt Whole)
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Commissioned Photograph by David Cook:
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
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