A Sikh Family sheltering in an alcove where coffins once stood

Bill Brandt

A Sikh Family sheltering in an alcove where coffins once stood

Vintage Gelatin Silver Print

23.1 x 19.3 cms (9.08 x 7.58 ins)

1940

HC 11492

Provenance

The Estate of Bill Brandt
Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York

Exhibited

Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 6 March - 12 August 2013.

Literature

Sarah Hermanson Meister, Bill Brandt: Shadow & Light, (New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2013), p. 90 (illustrated).
Bill Jay and Nigel Warburton, Brandt: The Photography of Bill Brandt, Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1999 (illustrated and discussed p.294)
Bill Brandt. Shadow of Light. A Collection of Photographs from 1931 to the Present, with an introduction by Cyril Connolly and notes by Marjorie Beckett, 1966 (illustrated full page p.59)

A Sikh family sheltering in an alcove where coffins once stood, in the crypt of Christ Church, Spitalfields, November 1940.

Titled and dated, in ink, on verso.
Photographer's "Bill Brandt" stamp on verso.

Copyright The Bill Brandt Archive, London / Courtesy Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York / Zürich. 2018

British Photography / The Hyman Collection

Bill Brandt

A Sikh Family sheltering in an alcove where coffins once stood

Vintage Gelatin Silver Print

23.1 x 19.3 cms (9.08 x 7.58 ins)

1940

HC 11492

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