Kōrero: Rural clothing

‘The black singlet’ (1 o 4)

‘The black singlet’

This silkscreen print taken from a woodcut by artist Nigel Brown shows a man in a black singlet – a recurring theme in Brown’s work. The black singlet has come to symbolise the male New Zealand rural labourer.

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Warwick Henderson Gallery
Screenprint by Nigel Brown

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Bronwyn Labrum, 'Rural clothing - Black singlets and bush shirts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/18508/the-black-singlet (accessed 5 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Bronwyn Labrum, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008