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Shaftsinking: drilling begins - in the ten-metre diameter shaft, 36 jackhammers will drill 238 holes that will be charged with explosives. President Steyn No. 4 Shaft, Welkom, Orange Free State

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

1970

Artist:

David Goldblatt
South African, 1930-2018

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

David Goldblatt

Title

Shaftsinking: drilling begins - in the ten-metre diameter shaft, 36 jackhammers will drill 238 holes that will be charged with explosives. President Steyn No. 4 Shaft, Welkom, Orange Free State

Date

Made 1970

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Dimensions

Image: 47 × 31.1 cm (18 9/16 × 12 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Promised gift of Cecily Cameron and Derek Schrier

Reference Number

Obj: 258976

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