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Photograph - A senior farmworker with his wives, Thabazimbi, Transvaal
  • A senior farmworker with his wives, Thabazimbi, Transvaal
    Goldblatt, David, born 1930 - died 2018
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A senior farmworker with his wives, Thabazimbi, Transvaal

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    South Africa (photographed)

  • Date:

    1985 (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.102-1992

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A black and white photograph of a motorbike in front of a hut with a corrugated iron roof. A man seems to be repairing the bike while a woman in a dark dress watches him. Another woman in a white dress behind him is carrying a white bucket into the hut. In the background are some bare-branched trees.

Place of Origin

South Africa (photographed)

Date

1985 (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 1985, signed
pencil verso

various annotations
pencil verso

Dimensions

Height: 26.7 cm image, Width: 33.4 cm image, Height: 30.2 cm sheet, Width: 40.4 cm sheet

Descriptive line

'A senior farmworker with his wives, Thabazimbi, Transvaal', gelatin silver print by David Goldblatt, 1985.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Gelatin silver process

Subjects depicted

Apartheid; Huts; Motorbikes

Categories

Africa; Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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