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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C , Case BLCG, Shelf D

Die Casting

Photograph
1954 (photographed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Silver gelatin print
Brief Description
Photograph by Maurice Broomfield, 'Die Casting', 1954, gelatin silver print, printed 1995
Physical Description
A silver gelatin print of a worker handling machinery. A container is suspended in the foreground out of which molten liquid is poured. Qualcast Foundry, Derby.
Dimensions
  • Height: 610mm
  • Width: 503mm
Marks and Inscriptions
Signed by Maurice Broomfield, dated 1954
Credit line
Given by the artist
Subjects depicted
Place Depicted
Summary
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.
Associated Objects
Other Number
M715-3 - Negative number
Collection
Accession Number
E.3745-2007

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record createdJune 8, 2009
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