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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:

    Black and white photograph

  • Museum number:

    PH.767-1978

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 918, box Q

Physical description

Black and white photograph depicting groups of young men washing white bundles of fabric in the river. They are shot from above as if the photographer is raised up on a bridge. One of the pieces of fabric is being pulled through the water at such an angle that it resembles a serpent or long flat eel.

Place of Origin

India (made)

Date

1966 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Black and white photograph

Dimensions

Width: 39.5 cm, Height: 29.5 cm

Descriptive line

Black and white photograph by Henri Cartier-Bresson depicting groups of men washing white bundles of fabric in the river. India, 1966.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Men; Water; Rivers; Laundry; Fabric; Washing

Categories

Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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