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Photograph - A coal merchant and his son, Thadi, Soweto
  • A coal merchant and his son, Thadi, Soweto
    Goldblatt, David, born 1930 - died 2018
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A coal merchant and his son, Thadi, Soweto

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    South Africa (photographed)

  • Date:

    1972 (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.30-1992

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A black and white photograph of a man and a boy on a carriage pulled by a horse.

Place of Origin

South Africa (photographed)

Date

1972 (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

various annotations
pencil verso

titled, dated 1972, signed
pencil verso

Dimensions

Height: 20 cm image, Width: 20 cm image, Height: 30.4 cm sheet, Width: 30.2 cm sheet

Descriptive line

'A coal merchant and his son, Tladi, Soweto', gelatin silver print by David Goldblatt, August 1972.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Gelatin silver process

Subjects depicted

Apartheid; Carriages

Categories

Africa; Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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