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Pipe Welder

Accession Number
2016/2.429

Title
Pipe Welder

Artist(s)
Dmitri Baltermants

Artist Nationality
Russian (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
circa 1939-1990, printed 2003

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
20 in x 16 in (50.8 cm x 40.64 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80

Subject matter
In this photograph, a man in worker’s attire, complete with a fur-lined hat and goggles, sits in the round opening of a large pipe and appears to weld something to its rim. The pitch-black oval of the pipe opening frames the main figure. A factory tower looms out-of-focus in the background.

Physical Description
A photograph of a man sitting at the opening of a large pipe. He welds along the pipe's rim.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Primary Object Type
black and white print

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
factories (organizations)
industrial sites
men (male humans)
pipes (conduits)
welders

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