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© Glenn Herbert. Purchased, 1978. Museums Sheffield
SCCD - A Series of Sheffield Refuse Collection Photographs: No. 4 - Man in Waterproof Clothing Carrying Dustbin on Right Shoulder
photograph
Date Made/Found: 1977
Artist: Glenn Herbert , British, born 1956
Vendor: Glenn Herbert , British, born 1956
Material and Medium: gelatin silver print
Dimensions: Overall: 293 x 229mm Image size: 248 x 167mm
Department: Visual Art
Accession Number: VIS.4595
Glenn Herbert worked as a refuse collector for two summers whilst he was a student at Sheffield College of Art. During his degree he made this series of photographs depicting his collection team in Stocksbridge. Rubbish used to be collected in galvanised metal bins which had to be carried over the shoulder when they were emptied. Herbert uses a bright flash to create dramatic and theatrical images of everyday subject matter.
Display Location: In Store
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