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Photography
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Artist: David Goldblatt, South African, 1930–2018

South-east wing of a hostel for Black male workers erected during apartheid as part of a scheme to make Joburg city and suburbs white. Alexandra Township

June 1, 1988

Gelatin silver print

image: 18.7 × 24 cm (7 3/8 × 9 7/16 in.); sheet: 20.3 × 25.4 cm (8 × 10 in.)
Purchased with a gift from Jane P. Watkins, M.P.H. 1979; with the Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund; and with support from the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
2018.135.46
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
South African
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Photographs
Provenance: 

The artist

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.