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Balancing Ship's Propeller

Photograph
1956 (made)
Artist/Maker

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
Gelatin silver print
Brief Description
Photograph by Maurice Broomfield, 'Balancing a Ship's Propeller', 1956, gelatin silver print (large size)
Physical Description
Black and white photograph of a man working on a large ship propeller
Dimensions
  • Height: 91.2cm
  • Width: 62.5cm
Credit line
Given by the artist
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
Collection
Accession Number
E.3757-2007

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record createdJune 8, 2009
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