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Gujarat. Ahmedabad. 1966

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    India (made)

  • Date:

    1966 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cartier-Bresson, Henri, born 1908 - died 2004 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver bromide print

  • Museum number:

    PH.769-1978

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DELTA, shelf 5

Physical description

Silver bromide print depicting a long stretch of a shallow river, with numerous people washing clothes and carrying baskets at Gujarat. There are white plumes of smoke coming from the river bank on the left.

Place of Origin

India (made)

Date

1966 (made)

Artist/maker

Cartier-Bresson, Henri, born 1908 - died 2004 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Silver bromide print

Dimensions

Width: 39.5 cm, Height: 29.5 cm

Descriptive line

Silver bromide print by Henri Cartier-Bresson depicting people washing cloth in the river at Ahmedabad. India, 1966.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Bromide; Photography

Subjects depicted

Laundry; Smoke; Rivers; Cleaning; Washing; Baskets

Categories

Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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