Heirs of Poverty

Ernest Levi Tsosloane Cole, South African, 1940 - 1990


circa 1960

Gelatin silver print

Image: 9 7/16 × 6 5/16 in. (24 × 16 cm)

Sheet: 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Contemporary Art Fund, the Elizabeth and David C. Lowenstein '67 Fund, the Virginia and Preston T. Kelsey 1958 Fund, and the Fund for Contemporary Photography.



Place Made: South Africa, Africa

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Not on view


Signed, on reverse, center, in black ink: c[circled] ERNEST COLE; inscribed, on reverse, top left edge, in black ink: HEIRS OF POVERTY 6. / No. 16.; Stamped, on reverse, center, beneath signature, in blue ink: THE / JOHN HILLELSON / AGENCY LTD. / 145, FLEET STREET, / LONDON, E.C.4.

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