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Photograph - Chairman of the Boksburg Town Council's Management Committee, Councillor Chris Smith, and Mrs Smith, at home, Boksburg
  • Chairman of the Boksburg Town Council's Management Committee, Councillor Chris Smith, and Mrs Smith, at home, Boksburg
    Goldblatt, David, born 1930 - died 2018
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Chairman of the Boksburg Town Council's Management Committee, Councillor Chris Smith, and Mrs Smith, at home, Boksburg

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • 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:

    E.84-1992

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A black and white photograph of a couple sitting in modern arm chairs in a heavily decorated living room. Over the former fire place between them hangs a massive portrait of a woman in a wedding dress and a veil, holding a bouquet.

Place of Origin

South Africa (photographed)

Date

1980 (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, centre verso

titled, dated 1980, signe
pencil, bottom and right centre verso

various annotations
pencil verso

Dimensions

Height: 23 cm image, Width: 23 cm image, Height: 30.3 cm sheet, Width: 30.3 cm sheet

Descriptive line

'Chairman of the Boksburg Town Council's Management Committee, Councillor Chris Smith, and Mrs Smith, at home, Boksburg', gelatin silver print by David Goldblatt, 1980.

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

Goldblatt, David. In Boksburg. New York: Errata Editions, 2010. Illustrated plate 14.
Goldblatt, David. In Boksburg. Cape Town: The Gallery Press, 1982. Illustrated plate 19.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Gelatin silver process

Subjects depicted

Marriage; Apartheid; Couples; Living rooms

Categories

Africa; Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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