Dowse Art Gallery, Lower Hutt, preparing for the opening of an exhbition on Parihaka by Selwyn Muru

Dowse Art Gallery, Lower Hutt, preparing for the opening of an exhbition on Parihaka by Selwyn Muru
Date
1979
Ref
AW-1758
Description

All images taken at the Dowse Art Gallery, Lower Hutt. Frames 3 to 9 show 2 Māori (Bruce Stewart, frames 3 to 8, and possibly Don Selwyn, frame 8) setting up a hangi in the grounds of the Art Gallery. They have dug a deep hole and are lowering a large crate into it, with steaming stones visible. A family group watching proceedings includes Jim Moriarty (frame 11). The occasion was the opening of a major series of works on Parihaka by Selwyn Muru at the Dowse Art Gallery in 1979. 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

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 - Please use surrogate in place of original
Part of
Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs
Format
4 b&w original negative(s) 120 strips containing 12 images, Negatives, Cellulose acetate roll film
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Dowse Art Gallery, Lower Hutt, preparing for the opening of an exhbition on Parihaka by Selwyn Muru. Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs. Ref: AW-1758. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/38423144

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