Miners "Crying Party" to Farewell Redundant Workers, Rotowaro

Maker
David Bramwell Cook
Production date
1985
Description
This photograph was taken in 1985 by commissioned photographer, David Cook, for the documentary book "Rotowaro: The Last Days of the Waikato Coal Mining Town" and the "Shifting Ground: Stories from Rotowaro" exhibition. Image depicts a "Crying Party" to farewell redundant mine workers from the village of Rotowaro.
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Object detail

Production date
1985
Media/Materials
B/W silver gelatin print
photograph mounted on archival, acid-free matting board
Measurements
590 x 1490mm frame
Department collection type
Credit line
Commissioned Photograph by David Cook:
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
2000/2/11

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