David Goldblatt
Piet Swanepoel clears ground for planting on his farm in the isolated community of Gamkaskloof (Die Hel), in the Swartberg Mountains. That community is no more. Swanepoel left the valley in 1992, the last of the farmers to do so.

Gamkaskloof, Western Cape. December 1966

Silver gelatin print on fibre paper
Paper size: 55.5 x 76cm
Image size: 45.5 x 66cm

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