Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs

Date
1959-2013
By
Westra, Ans, 1936-
Ref
PA-Group-00941
Description

Photographs taken mainly in New Zealand between 1959 and 2013 by Ans Westra, including many images of Māori.

Subjects covered in more detail include: the 1961 Annual Coronation hui at Turangawaewae Marae; the Ngaruawahia Maori Festival of the Arts at Ngaruawahia in 1963; the Ngati Poneke Young Maori Club, Wellington; the official opening of the 28th Maori Battalion National War Memorial Community Centre in Palmerston North in 1964; the Ratana Church; the Ringatu Church; Waiwhetu Marae in Lower Hutt.

Arrangement: Original negatives comprise three main series: those with the reference number prefix AWM (Ans Westra Māori), those with the reference number prefix AW (Ans Westra) for general images, and those with the reference number prefix AWC (Ans Westra colour), for colour images. Colour images have been named by location of photographs.

Quantity: 1423 b&w original photographic print(s) (proof sheets with 12 images each) - approximately. 117 b&w original photographic print(s). 10560 b&w original negative(s) 120 film strips with 12 images each - approximately. 58236 electronic scan(s) of original black and white negatives. 18916 electronic scan(s) of original colour negatives and transparency strips.

Physical Description: Photographic negatives, proof sheets, enlargements and digital files

Processing information: Archivists Note - In 2014 the previous accessions and collection records were brought together to form a comprehensive collection for all the deposits made by Ans Westra.

The negative series with prefix AW has varying levels of description.

Digitisation details - Original negatives were digitised by Suite Tirohanga. Some of the digitised files contain metadata added by the imaging technican during processing. This metadata identifies locations and events, and is based on: proof sheet notes recorded by Ans Westra (up to circa 1972); information from Yvonne Westra (for images dated 1984-1985 onwards); and on Suite Gallery's set of keywords used to retrieve digitised image files.

Use/Reproduction
All requests for copies, use and reproduction, must be sent to Ans Westra's agent Suite Tirohanga at westra@suite.co.nz and 04 976 7663. Copyright: Copyright held by Ans Westra.
Access restrictions
Partly restricted material - Some negatives require the permission of Ans Westra's agent (Suite Tirohanga at westra@suite.co.nz and 04 976 7663.) The Library will provide surrogate copies. Some negatives have not yet been digitised.
Format
1423 b&w original photographic print(s) (proof sheets with 12 images each) - approximately, 117 b&w original photographic print(s), 10560 b&w original negative(s) 120 film strips with 12 images each - approximately, 58236 electronic scan(s) of original black and white negatives, 18916 electronic scan(s) of original colour negatives and transparency strips, Photographs, Photographic negatives, proof sheets, enlargements and digital files
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Ref: AW-3873 Description: Unless otherwise stated, all persons are unidentified. Photographs taken by Ans Westra. Source of descriptive information - Notes written by Westra, accompa...
Date: 1981 Ref: AW-2084 Description: All views taken at Ratana at the annual celebration commemorating the birth of Tahupotiki Wiremu Ratana on January 25th. All images show people at Ratana, in...
Date: 1981 Ref: AW-2086 Description: All views taken at Ratana at the annual celebration commemorating the birth of Tahupotiki Wiremu Ratana on January 25th. All images are of people at Ratana, ...
Date: 1981 Ref: AW-2087 Description: All views taken at Ratana at the annual celebration commemorating the birth of Tahupotiki Wiremu Ratana on January 25th. All images show people at Ratana, in...
Ref: AW-3782 Description: Unless otherwise stated, all persons are unidentified. Photographs taken by Ans Westra. Source of descriptive information - Notes written by Westra, accompa...
Ref: AW-3809 Description: Unless otherwise stated, all persons are unidentified. Photographs taken by Ans Westra. Source of descriptive information - Notes written by Westra, accompa...
Date: 1980 Ref: AW-2071 Description: All scenes taken in Tongariro North Park, Taupō. A young woman, in frames 1 to 4, is seen bending over a baby in a pram, with two young boys sitting on the ...
Lynn Mall, New Lynn, Auckland
Date: 1971 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-0471 Description: Shows people at the newly opened Lynn Mall shopping centre, New Lynn, Waitakere City, Auckland, in 1971. Includes images of people shopping inside a store, i...
Cambridge Clothing (?) factory, New Lynn, Auckland
Date: 1971 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-0570 Description: Shows workers in a clothing factory, New Lynn, Auckland, in 1971, probably Cambridge Clothing Company, cutting and pressing cloth and working at sewing machi...
Around the university, and reading the student newspaper, Dunedin
Date: 1973 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-0776 Description: Scenes around the University of Otago, Dunedin, in 1973. Three frames show people outside houses and shops near the university. Nine frames show people sitti...