At the Coal Weighbridge in Mahon's Mine: Rotowaro

David Bramwell Cook
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Photograph taken in 1985 by commissioned photographer, David Cook, for inclusion in the 2000 exhibition "Shifting Ground: Stories from Rotowaro". Image depicts a man, dressed in working clothes and helmet. He is guiding a skip along some railway tracks with his left hand. The scene is inside a coal mine, at the weighbridge. Various pieces of machinery, tools and a wooden chair can be seen.
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B/W photo, silver gelatin print mounted on archival, acid-free matting board
305x405mm (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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