Fair, Springvale Park, Wanganui
Ans Westra, Artist
This is one of the photographs in our collection. It was made in Springvale, Whanganui, Whanganui Region, New Zealand in 1993.See full details
About the Work
After arriving in the country from her native Holland, Westra made her first trip up the Whanganui River in 1960 and began an engagement with the people of the region that continues to this day.
Image 290 x 290mm
toned silver gelatin print on paper
Black and white photograph of a person standing in their stall at a fair. Behind them, attached to the rear of the stall are numerous dolls with full skirts hanging on the canvas. In front of the person is a wooden crate. Across the top hangs a string of naked lightbulbs.
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of the artist, 1996.