Digitised Image

Godfrey Bowen shearing a sheep, Opiki, Manawatu, [ca 6 January 1953]

Reference Number: EP/1953/0034-G

Godfrey Bowen shearing a sheep at the Akers station at Opiki, Manawatu, taken ca 6 January 1953 by an unidentified Evening Post staff photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Glass photonegatives, related to Walter Godfrey Bowen, Sheep-shearing - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Sheep shearers (Persons), Shears (Machine-tools) and Sheep.

Part of:
Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-0614-1 (5390 digitised items)
Evening Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PA-Group-00287 (5802 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Glass negative. Vertical imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: Godfrey Bowen set a world record by shearing 456 ewes in nine hours on this occasion

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "The Evening Post Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Marginal notes on negative - beneath image: 1953 34

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