Dowse Art Gallery, during the opening of an exhibition on Parihaka by Selwyn Muru

Dowse Art Gallery, during the opening of an exhibition on Parihaka by Selwyn Muru

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Date
1979
Ref
AW-1771
Description

All images taken at the Dowse Art Gallery, Lower Hutt, during the opening of an exhibition of a major series of works on Pārihaka by Selwyn Muru. All scenes were taken inside the gallery with the space becoming a marae. People are gathered around tables, or relaxing on mattresses on the floor. Those who have been identified include Rawiri Paratene (frame 3, and in costume in a telling of the history of Pārihaka, frame7); Ngahina Okeroa (in the centre, frames 2 & 11); Tungia Baker (in the background with Bruce Stewart back to camera in frame 6); Marjorie Rau-Kupa, Ngahina Okeroa and Netta Wharehoka (frame 11), and Selwyn Muru lying on a mattress with his arm raised (frame 12). A number of women are wearing Raukura feathers (of Taranaki/Te Ati Awa). 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

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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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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, during the opening of an exhibition on Parihaka by Selwyn Muru. Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs. Ref: AW-1771. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/38423157

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