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Photograph - Miss Lovely Legs competition at the Pick 'n Pay hypermarket, Boksburg
  • Miss Lovely Legs competition at the Pick 'n Pay hypermarket, Boksburg
    Goldblatt, David, born 1930 - died 2018
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Miss Lovely Legs competition at the Pick 'n Pay hypermarket, Boksburg

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    South Africa (photographed)

  • Date:

    1980 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Goldblatt, David, born 1930 - died 2018 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    gelatin silver print

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of David Goldblatt, 1987

  • Museum number:

    E.81-1992

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 935, box K

Physical description

A black and white photograph depicting a beauty contest. Four girls in swimming suits and high heels are standing on a catwalk, surrounded by a crowd of spectators.

Place of Origin

South Africa (photographed)

Date

1980 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Goldblatt, David, born 1930 - died 2018 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

gelatin silver print

Marks and inscriptions

Copyright by David Goldblatt Box 1464, Johannesburg, South Africa
artist's studio and copyright wetstamp, centre verso

titled, dated 1980, signed
pencil, bottom and right centre verso

various annotations
pencil verso

Dimensions

Height: 27 cm image, Width: 27.1 cm image, Height: 30.2 cm sheet, Width: 30.2 cm sheet

Descriptive line

'Miss Lovely Legs Competition at the Pick 'n Pay Hypermarket, Boksburg', gelatin silver print by David Goldblatt, 1980.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Goldblatt, David. In Boksburg. New York: Errata Editions, 2010. Illustrated plate 27.
Goldblatt, David. In Boksburg. Cape Town: The Gallery Press, 1982. Illustrated plate 45.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Gelatin silver process

Subjects depicted

Beauty; Models (people); Apartheid; Supermarkets; Contests

Categories

Africa; Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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