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School boy working on Walt Disney characters from "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfes", 1939

Reference Number: PAColl-6180-07-5-1

School boy working on flat wooden copies of Walt Disney cartoon characters. The two in the photograph are Bashful and Dopy from the film "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs". Photographed by Nevil Lewers in 1939

Key terms:
1 image, related to Dopey, Bashful, Child artists, Boys, School children, Dwarfs and Art - Study and teaching.

Part of:
Photographs of children in the 1930s and 1940s, Reference Number PAColl-6180-07 (11 digitised items)
Lewers, Neville Robert, 1913- :Photographic negatives, transparencies and prints, Reference Number PAColl-6180 (27 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print. Single photograph

Historical Notes: The boy is from a standard four class in a Westport school who used Disney's cartoons as a central theme for oral and written work. As a result their reading, writing, spelling, and oral work improved greatly. The copies that they made of the Disney cartoon characters was chosen for exhibition at the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition, held at Rongotai, Wellington in 1939/1940

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