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

Swerwers, nomadic sheep shearers and farmworkers, descended from the San hunter-gatherers and Khoi pastoralists. Without work for four months they lived in the ITALIC gang, the corridor between farms fences and roads, hunting, fishing when they could and eating road-kill. Near Nuwe Rooiberg, Northern Cape. 18 September 2002

2002, printed later

Pigmented inkjet print

image: 82 × 103 cm (32 5/16 × 40 9/16 in.)
sheet: 93.5 × 113 cm (36 13/16 × 44 1/2 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
2022.37.545
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
South African
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Photographs
Provenance: 

The artist, Goodman Gallery and Pace MacGill

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