Gujarat. Baroda (Vadodara). 1948. On the 39th birthday of the maharajah of Baroda, sugar-balls are distributed to the poor.

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1948 (made)
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Black and white photograph depicting groups of people at the side of a vehicle, receiving a ball of sugar. One man has his hands stretching through the crowd whilst an older man at the front holds out a piece of fabric to receive the food.


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Black and white photograph
Brief Description
Black and white photograph by Henri Cartier-Bresson depicting groups of poverty-stricken people receiving a sugar ball on the birthday of the maharajah in Gujarat. India, 1948.
Physical Description
Black and white photograph depicting groups of people at the side of a vehicle, receiving a ball of sugar. One man has his hands stretching through the crowd whilst an older man at the front holds out a piece of fabric to receive the food.
Dimensions
  • Width: 29.5cm
  • Height: 39.5cm
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PH.753-1978

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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