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Photograph - Girl in her new tutu on the stoep of her parents' house, Boksburg
  • Girl in her new tutu on the stoep of her parents' house, Boksburg
    Goldblatt, David, born 1930 - died 2018
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Girl in her new tutu on the stoep of her parents' house, 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.80-1992

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A black and white photograph of a girl in a tutu on a porch. With an expression of joy on her face, she is doing a pirouette.

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: 36.7 cm image, Width: 27.7 cm image, Height: 40.3 cm sheet, Width: 30.2 cm sheet

Descriptive line

'Girl in her new tutu on the stoep of her parents' house, 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 20.
Goldblatt, David. In Boksburg. Cape Town: The Gallery Press, 1982. Illustrated plate 31.

Production Note

'stoep' Afrikans for 'porch, veranda'

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Gelatin silver process

Subjects depicted

Verandas; Ballet-dancers; Ballerinas; Apartheid; Girls; Tutus; Adolescence

Categories

Africa; Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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