Rātana, January 25 Celebrations

Ans Westra, Artist

This is one of the photographs in our collection. It was made in Ratana, Whanganui Region, New Zealand in 1963.
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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.
Measurements
Image 287 x 286mm (sight)
Media
toned silver gelatin print on paper
Description
Women preparing for the celebrations. One of the women has her hair piled high in a beehive and is doing another's hair with hairspray.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of the artist, 1996.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
1996

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Accession Number:
1996/3/122