Gujarat. Ahmedabad. 1966

Photograph
1966 (made)
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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.


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Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Black and white photograph
Brief Description
Black and white photograph by Henri Cartier-Bresson depicting groups of men washing white bundles of fabric in the river. India, 1966.
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.
Dimensions
  • Width: 39.5cm
  • Height: 29.5cm
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Accession Number
PH.767-1978

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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