Primary Class: Rotowaro School

Maker
David Bramwell Cook
Production date
1984
Description
Photograph taken in 1984 by commissioned photographer, David Cook for inclusion in the "Shifting Ground: Stories from Rotowaro" exhibition in 2000. Image depicts a group of 14 primary aged schoolchildren and on adult woman. The upper portion of the image displays the artwork of the children - a series of aeroplanes with names beside them. All are seated on a rug on the floor and it appears that textbooks are being distributed. The background appears to be a wall display of posters and children's artwork. Several trolleys with craft gear are also visible.
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Object detail

Production date
1984
Media/Materials
B/W photo, silver gelatin print mounted on archival, acid-free matting board
Measurements
460x303mm (Image)
560x460mm (Matt Whole)
Department collection type
Credit line
Commissioned Photograph by David Cook:
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1989/55/34

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