Dowse Art Gallery, during the opening of an exhibition on Parihaka by Selwyn Muru
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
- All requests for copies, use and reproduction, must be sent to Ans Westra's agent Suite Tirohanga at email@example.com 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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You cannot copy this item except for the purpose of 'fair dealing' under the NZ Copyright Act. It cannot be used commercially without permissionDowse 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