You might like to look at the code I posted recently in "Re: Losing my memory".
That was dealing with another issue, but seems to have all the elements that you are looking for:
"writing images"; "in a newly created window";
handles "colored shapes and text" as well as images.
If you want to display images that are already on your system, take a look at
And, Tk has documentation for all of the basic widgets.
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