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Photograph - Stevedore, Durban
  • Stevedore, Durban
    Goldblatt, David, born 1930 - died 2018
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Stevedore, Durban

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Durban (photographed)

  • Date:

    01/1953 (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 B

Physical description

A black and white photograph of of a man with a handcart in front of a warehouse. He seems to be jumping while pushing the handcart.

Place of Origin

Durban (photographed)


01/1953 (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 1953, signed
pencil verso

various annotations
pencil verso


Height: 28.2 cm image, Width: 19.2 cm image, Height: 35.3 cm sheet, Width: 27.7 cm sheet

Descriptive line

'Stevedore, Durban', gelatin silver print by David Goldblatt, January 1953.

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

Goldblatt, David. Kith, kin & khaya: South African photographs. Johannesburg: Goodman Gallery Editions, 2010. p. 188


Photographic paper


Gelatin silver process

Subjects depicted

Stevedores; Apartheid; Labourers


Africa; Photographs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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