Martin Matenga "Stone Picking" at the Alison Coal Screening Plant: Rotowaro

Maker
David Bramwell Cook
Production date
1985
Description
Photograph taken in 1985 by commissioned photographer, David Cook, for inclusion in the 2000 exhibition "Shifting Ground: Stories from Rotowaro". Image depicts a young man - Martin Matenga - who is dressed in working clothes and protective gloves. He is standing at a conveyor belt with large pieces of coal on it. There are various pieces of machinery along the background of the image. Mr Matenga is "stone picking" at the Alison Coal Screening plant in Rotowaro.
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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
302x462mm (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
1989/55/39

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