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Steel Tubes

  • Object:


  • Date:

    1958 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Broomfield, Maurice, born 1916 - died 2010 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver gelatin print

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the artist

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DELTA, shelf 8

Maurice Broomfield (1916-2010) worked to photograph the changing face of British manufacturing industries during the 1950s and 1960s. His photographs are recognized for their uniquely modern design elements, humanist strain, and their contribution to the documentation of the rebirth of British industry in the post war era.

Physical description

A silver gelatin print of stacked steel tubes.


1958 (photographed)


Broomfield, Maurice, born 1916 - died 2010 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Silver gelatin print

Marks and inscriptions

Signed by Maurice Broomfield, dated 1958.


Height: 608 mm paper, Width: 504 mm paper

Descriptive line

Photograph by Maurice Broomfield, 'Steel Tubes', 1958, gelatin silver print, printed 1995

Subjects depicted

Material; Steel; Industrial location; Metal; Tubes




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