Celtic Supporters, Glasgow
© Harry Benson

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Celtic Supporters, Glasgow 1971 (printed 2007)
  • Scottish Art
This photograph by Benson captures ecstatic Celtic football supporters cheering as their team scored a goal in 1971. The composition is crammed with figures smiling, cheering and clapping, with many making eye contact with Benson’s lens. This highlights Benson’s ability to secure the most intriguing, and often surprising, shot. Whilst the spectators are watching the players on the pitch, Benson is facing the crowd, ready to capture the instant emotion and celebration that explodes when a team scores a goal.

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Composition

The arrangement of different elements in a work of art.

Composition

Details

  • Acc. No. PGP 374.7
  • Medium Silver gelatine print
  • Size 50.30 x 60.60 cm
  • Credit Purchased from the photographer 2007