Waikato Portrait 133

Maker
1. Gilbert Melrose
2. Yvonne Todd
Production date
1957
2011
Description
One of a suite of twenty black and white photographs taken by Matamata photographer Gilbert Melrose in 1957, and printed by his second cousin Yvonne Todd in 2011.

This suite of photographs are of people gathered at the Walton District Hall in Matamata, and show children in costumes, family groups etc. Some are informal images whilst others appear to be more posed, whether for the photographer or members of an unseen audience.
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Object detail

Production date
1957
2011
Media/Materials
Silver gelatin print on fibre-based paper, that is secured to a foam core backing board using photo corners, window matted and hinged together with paper tape.
Measurements
Print- 165 x 115 mm
Frame - 400 x 330 mm
Department collection type
Credit line
Trust Waikato Art and Taonga Collection
Accession number
2013/21/12

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