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Hod Carrier, Cologne
  • August Sander, photographer
    1876–1964
    born: Herdorf, Germany ; died: Cologne, Federal Republic of Germany (present-day Germany) ; active: Germany
    Gunther Sander, printer
  • Hod Carrier, Cologne, 1929
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 25.8 x 17.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 1/8 x 6 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0078
Description
Exhibitions

Black-and-white image of a man facing the viewer frontally. He is carrying a board on both shoulders that is covered in several small stacks of bricks. He is wearing a light-colored cap, shirt and vest, and dark trousers. His proper right hand is on his hip, and he is using his proper left hand to support the board on his shoulders.