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Property developers' billboard, Sunward Park, Boksburg

  • Object:


  • 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:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A black and white photograph of a property developers' billboard showing a blond haired model family in front of a model home.

Place of Origin

South Africa (photographed)


1980 (photographed)


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


Height: 30 cm image, Width: 24 cm image, Height: 35.4 cm sheet, Width: 27.8 cm sheet

Descriptive line

'Property developer's billboard, Sunward Park, Boksburg', gelatin silver print by David Goldblatt, 1980.

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

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

Production Note

Titel as appears on verso.


Photographic paper


Gelatin silver process

Subjects depicted

Billboards; Apartheid


Africa; Photographs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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