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Mahatma Gandhi Spinning

Black-and-white photograph of a brown-skinned man seated on the floor looking at some papers, with a desk and spinning wheel.

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  • Black-and-white photograph of a brown-skinned man seated on the floor looking at some papers, with a desk and spinning wheel.

Date:

April 1946

Artist:

Margaret Bourke-White
American, 1904–1971

About this artwork

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Photography and Media

Artist

Margaret Bourke-White

Title

Mahatma Gandhi Spinning

Origin

New York City

Date

Made 1946

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, on mount, upper left, sideways, in graphite: "582 [underlined] 2 [encircled] / Mce [?]"

Dimensions

37.1 × 49.5 cm (image/paper); 55.9 × 71.2 cm (mount)

Credit Line

Photography Purchase Fund

Reference Number

1957.134

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