Twenty six punishment cells and lavatory, Number Four, Hillbrow, Johannesburg. 31 December 1999

CCAC #: 0097
Artwork title: Twenty six punishment cells and lavatory, Number Four, Hillbrow, Johannesburg. 31 December 1999
Artist(s): David Goldblatt
Year made: 1999
Artwork type: Photography
Medium: Digital Print on Cotton Paper
Dimensions (mm): 3014 x 216
Framed dimensions (in mm): 3310 x 690 x 45
Source: Donated by artist
Year acquired: 2008
Installation type: Movable artwork
Location area: In storage
Signage:

This photograph is of the twenty-six isolation cells in the former Number Four prison at Constitution Hill which was established to house black male prisoners during the apartheid era. The cells remain in their original condition about fifty meters from the court building.


CCAC 438738

Photographer: Ben Law-Viljoen
Photo copyright: CCT

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