Keith Sewell and his 1939 Ford V8, Wanganui 1978

Richard Wotton, Artist

This is one of the photographs in our collection. It was made in Whanganui, Whanganui Region, New Zealand in 1978.
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About the Work
“This reminds me of when times were less complicated - no phones, no internet, life was simple! It's like the car has been out on its Sunday drive and Keith is polishing it up to put back in the garage - people took care of things then. I also like the brick state house behind the fence with a concrete tile roof, I bet Keith's got a wonderful vege garden behind the fence.” – Ritesh Verma, ‘My Choice’ December 2021
Image 192 x 242mm
Frame 480 x 375mm
silver gelatin print
Black and white photographic image showing a man seated on the step board of a classic car. He is wearing overalls and holding a polishing cloth. Behind the car is a wooden fence and the roof of a brick house is visible behind the fence. The man Keith Sewell is looking directly at the viewer.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Purchased, 1982.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
22 Sep 1982



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