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Object: Opo the dolphin, Opononi

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Title Opo the dolphin, Opononi
Production Lee-Johnson, Eric (photographer), 1956, Opononi
Medium summary black and white negative
Materials photographic gelatin, silver, black-and-white film, roll film
Classification gelatin silver negatives, black-and-white negatives
Technique black-and-white photography
Credit line Purchased 1997 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds
Registration number F.005006/02
View of Opo balancing a beach ball on her nose. A gathering of children and adults are watching from the beach and the water. Centre mid ground is Dawn Underwood holding another beach ball, to the right (proper) of Dawn is Jill Baker, and in the left background is a young man wearing a white shirt and swimming shorts - he has a camera draped around his neck and is readying to take a photo of Opo.

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