Josie Kingi and Friends: Rotowaro

Maker
David Bramwell Cook
Production date
1984
Description
Black and white phototograph taken in 1984 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. The photograph shows 3 primary-aged school children. The left hand side of the image gives a medium close-up view of a smiling young girl who is holding a cat. Two smaller girls are behind her. The middle girl is crouching, leaning forward from behind the girl holding the cat. There is a person crossing the road behind the group.

Object detail

Production date
1984
Media/Materials
B/W photo, silver gelatin print, mounted on acid-free archival matting board
Measurements
310 x 605mm
Department collection type
Credit line
Commissioned Photograph by David Cook:
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1985/97/16.2

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