"Crib" Time at Mahons Mine: Rotowaro

David Bramwell Cook
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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 three men, all dressed in working clothes and wearing headlamps. The group appears to be on a "crib" time break from their work. The man nearest to the camera (right side of image) is eating, the middle man is reading a newspaper and the third (on the left) appears to be drinking from a tin mug.
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B/W photo, silver gelatin print mounted on archival, acid-free matting board
330x464mm (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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