"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 seen, sitting on the ground or moving around. There is a small marquee-style tent "Information Booth" in the background. Ans Westra has focussed on two Māori men in frames 1 to 10. They are standing, one with his arms around the other (frames 1 & 2), then one is sitting on the ground, talking to a young pākehā woman while the other man is standing and leaning over (frames 3 to 10). In frames 4 & 5 the man standing is holding a knife, holding it against his wrist while the young woman cringes away, she is not seen in the next images. A woman (identified as singer "Rhonda" [Bryers]) is glimpsed amongsta crowd in frame 11, and is seen signing her autograph in frame 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-2385. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/38423732

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