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Hand colored wedding portrait, Sophiatown,1950s. Private collection, Soweto

Clark Lecture by John Peffer: “Colored Photographs and White Weddings – A Study of Reception in South Africa”

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
5:30 pm

John Peffer, a specialist in modern African art and photography and Associate Professor of Art History at Ramapo College, whose current book project examines the vernacular uses of photography in South Africa with special emphasis on hand-colored wedding photographs in Soweto from the 1950s, will speak on “Colored Photographs and White Weddings – A Study of Reception in South Africa.”

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