“Images of Struggle and Resilience: Ernest Cole at the Grey “
IFA Contemporary
September 14, 2014

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Ernest Cole, Which black train to take is matter of guesswork. They have no destination signs and no announcement of arrivals is made. Head car may be numbered to show its route, but number is often wrong. In confusion, passengers sometimes jump across track, and some are killed by express trains.” Caption from House of Bondage, date unknown, published 1967. Silver gelatin print, 8 5/8 x 12 5/8 in. © The Ernest Cole Family Trust. Image courtesy the Hasselblad Foundation.