Mother and son, North Beach, Durban

Photograph
06/1949 (photographed)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

A black and white photograph of a beach, the plane of the sand full of footprints and dipped in bright sunleight. A child in the centre of the image is runnning towards a woman in an apron.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
gelatin silver print
Brief Description
'Mother and son, North Beach, Durban', gelatin silver print by David Goldblatt, June 1949.
Physical Description
A black and white photograph of a beach, the plane of the sand full of footprints and dipped in bright sunleight. A child in the centre of the image is runnning towards a woman in an apron.
Dimensions
  • Image height: 16.2cm
  • Image width: 11cm
  • Sheet height: 18cm
  • Sheet width: 14.2cm
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
  • Copyright by David Goldblatt Box 1464, Johannesburg, South Africa (artist's studio and copyright wetstamp, centre verso)
  • titled, dated 1949, signed (pencil verso)
  • various annotations (pencil verso)
Credit line
Gift of David Goldblatt, 1987
Subjects depicted
Places Depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Goldblatt, David. Kith, kin & khaya: South African photographs. Johannesburg: Goodman Gallery Editions, 2010. Illustrated p. 12, 188
Collection
Accession Number
E.1-1992

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record createdApril 17, 2008
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