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Photograph - Plastic shelters, KTC Squatter Camp, Cape Town
  • Plastic shelters, KTC Squatter Camp, Cape Town
    Goldblatt, David, born 1930 - died 2018
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Plastic shelters, KTC Squatter Camp, Cape Town

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    South Africa (photographed)

  • Date:

    1984 (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.107-1992

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A black and white photograph of a makeshift shelter made from black plastic sheets in a squatter camp.

Place of Origin

South Africa (photographed)

Date

1984 (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, verso

titled, dated 1984, signed
pencil verso

various annotations
pencil verso

Dimensions

Height: 27.3 cm image, Width: 26.8 cm image, Height: 40.3 cm sheet, Width: 30 cm sheet

Descriptive line

'Plastic shelters, KTC Squatter Camp, Cape Town', gelatin silver print by David Goldblatt, 1984.

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

Goldblatt, David. South Africa. The Structure of Things Then. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Gelatin silver process

Subjects depicted

Shelters; Apartheid

Categories

Africa; Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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