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Object: Mr Wereta will be working late tonight. From the series: Washday at the pa

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Title Mr Wereta will be working late tonight. From the series: Washday at the pa
Production Westra, Ans (photographer), 1964, Ruatoria
Medium summary black and white photograph, gelatin silver print
Materials silver, photographic gelatin, resin-coated paper
Classification work prints, black-and-white prints, gelatin silver prints, documentary photographs
Technique black-and-white photography
Dimensions Image: 195mm (Height) x 234mm (Length)
Credit line Purchased 1993 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds
Registration number O.000719
Two male shearers, with bare feet, dark singlets and trousers, are working in a wooden-floored, corrugated-iron walled shed. The man on the left is bent over shearing a sheep, the man on the right is holding a sheep by its front legs in preparation (for shearing).

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