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Photograph - Workers of the Progressive Federal Party checking voters rolls, Boksburg.
  • Workers of the Progressive Federal Party checking voters rolls, Boksburg.
    Goldblatt, David, born 1930 - died 2018
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Workers of the Progressive Federal Party checking voters rolls, 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.90-1992

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A black and white photograph of a man and an elderly woman sitting at a table and working through papers. Both are wearing dark rimmed glasses, she has white hair, he is wearing a leather jacket. The wall in the background is decorated with cut-out silhouettes of three flying geese.

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, signed
pencil verso

various annotations
pencil verso

Dimensions

Height: 19.9 cm image, Width: 20.1 cm image, Height: 30.3 cm sheet, Width: 30.4 cm sheet

Descriptive line

'Workers of the Progressive Federal Party checking voters rolls, 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 35.
Goldblatt, David. In Boksburg. Cape Town: The Gallery Press, 1982. Illustrated plate 60.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Gelatin silver process

Subjects depicted

Political parties; Apartheid; Elections

Categories

Africa; Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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