Taxidermist Wim Spiekman looking at a stuffed giant gecko - Photographs taken by Ray Pigney
- [ca 19 Mar 1990]
- Pigney, Ray, active 1988
Taxidermist Wim Spiekman looking at a stuffed giant geko, rediscovered in a French museum and brought to Wellington for exhibition. The gecko may be the kawekaweau of Maori legend, closely related to a taniwha. Photographs taken circa 19 March 1990 by Evening Post staff photographer Ray Pigney.
The last recorded sighting of a live giant gecko was in 1870 near Whakatane.
Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s) negative strip with 3 images.
Physical Description: Cellulose triacetate negative, 35mm
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- Dominion Post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers / Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper
- 1 b&w original negative(s) negative strip with 3 images, Negatives, Acetate negatives, Cellulose triacetate negative, 35mm
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