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Delhi. 1948. Crowds wait for GANDHI's funeral cortege to pass by on its way to the Sumna river.

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    India (made)

  • Date:

    1948 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black and white photograph

  • Museum number:

    PH.763-1978

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Black and white photograph depicting a crowd of mainly women, seated and praying, waiting for Gandhi's funeral cortege to pass by on its way to the Sumna river.

Place of Origin

India (made)

Date

1948 (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 crowds in Delhi waiting for Gandhi's funeral cortege to pass by on its way to the Sumna river. India, 1948.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Crowds; Funerals

Categories

Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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