"Summer city", Wellington

"Summer city", Wellington

All images taken at the soundshell in Wellington Botanic Gardens, showing the audience and participants at the annual "Summer City"; events organised by Wellington City Council. Crowds of men, women and children are sitting on the ground, some in costume. Ans Westra has focussed on individuals and small groups in most images. A man is seen with his small daughter in frames 1 & 2; a young boy with Downs syndrome is seen in frame 3; a woman (identified as singer "Rhonda" [Bryers]) is sitting on the stage holding a microphone with a group of young children surrounding her (frame 4); an older man is standing, bare-chested, taking photographs (frames 5 & 6); and other couples ae relaxing and enjoying the event (frames 6 to 12). Unless otherwise stated, all persons are unidentified. Photographs taken by Ans Westra.

Source of descriptive information - Notes written by Westra, accompanying the corresponding proof sheet

Quantity: 4 b&w original negative(s) 120 strips containing 12 images.

Physical Description: Cellulose acetate roll film

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
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Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs
4 b&w original negative(s) 120 strips containing 12 images, Negatives, Cellulose acetate roll film
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"Summer city", Wellington. Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs. Ref: AW-2383. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/38423730

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