Sugarcane Workers with Machetes Raised, CubaArtist(s)Dmitri BaltermantsArtist NationalityRussian (culture or style)Object Creation Datecirca 1970sMedium & Supportgelatin silver print on paperDimensions
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)Credit LineGift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)Subject matter
In this photograph, eight agricultural laborers raise their machetes as they look out toward the viewer; joyous expressions mark many of their faces. The reason for their celebratory dispositions is ambiguous. These figures take up most of the lower register of the photograph, while the top half is mostly blank, white sky, which is pierced through by the crisscrossing blades of the harvesting implements. Physical Description
A line of men in workers' garb raise machetes with joyous expressions on their faces. Primary Object ClassificationPhotographCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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men (male humans)