Through the Eyes of a Miner: The Photography of Joseph Divis

Through the eyes of a miner

Simon Nathan (with Brendon Wilshire and Les Wright)

ISBN: 978-1877448942

Divis, a miner at the Blackwater Mine at Waiuta, photographed life in New Zealand mining towns of Blackball, Waiuta and Waihi, where he worked between 1900 and 1935. His legacy is an extraordinary record of the isolated and often dangerous life in frontier communities - now available in the form of this book.