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The Leader of the Vikings Gang with his wife, child and sister, at home, Orlando East, Soweto.

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    South Africa (photographed)

  • Date:

    10/1972 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Goldblatt, David, born 1930 - died 2018 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    gelatin silver print

  • Museum number:

    PH.61-1987

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 935, box C

Physical description

A black and white photograph of a family in a shack, which is packed to rafters with furniture.

Place of Origin

South Africa (photographed)

Date

10/1972 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Goldblatt, David, born 1930 - died 2018 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

gelatin silver print

Dimensions

Height: 22.7 cm image, Width: 23 cm image, Height: 35.2 cm sheet, Width: 27.8 cm sheet

Descriptive line

'The Leader of the Vikings Gang with his wife, child and sister, at home, Orlando East, Soweto', gelatin silver print by David Goldblatt, October 1972.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Gelatin silver process

Subjects depicted

Poverty; Apartheid; Families; Interiors (domestic)

Categories

Africa; Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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