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RELEASE MANDELA, & all political prisoners

Theme: Defiance


Call Number: 1125
Identifier: AL2446_1125
Title: RELEASE MANDELA, & all political prisoners
Date: 1989
Subject: Images of Defiance- IOD;
Congress of South African Trade Unions - COSATU;
Nelson Mandela;
Political prisoners
Description: This poster is an offset litho in full colour, designed but not drawn by Marlene Powell and produced by COSATU. This portrait was painted from verbal descriptions by people who had visited Mandela in prison, as it is illegal to publish the photograph of a prisoner. The text reads “RELEASE MANDELA, & all political prisoners”Digitised by Specialised Archival Solutions in 2009. Reproduced in "Images of Defiance: South African Resistance posters in the 1980s" on page 22 (number 28) of the 1991 SAHA / Ravan Press edition and the 2004 SAHA / STE Publishers edition. It also appears on page 207 of “Red on Black: The Story of the South African Poster Movement”, SAHA / STE Publishers, 2007
Creator: Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU)
Type: Poster
Format: Preservation image - tiff
Access image - jpeg
Language: English
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: User restrictions may apply. See SAHA copyright statement.
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