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Woman with "absconded" written on her pass book, 1984.

Theme: Leading women in the wake of Sharpeville


Call Number: 22.4
Identifier: AL2547_22.4
Title: Woman with "absconded" written on her pass book, 1984.
Date: 1984
Subject: Pass laws;
Wendy Schweggman;
Women
Description: This black and white photograph of a domestic worker showing where "absconded" was written in her pass book was taken by Wendy Schweggman in 1984. The woman had visited her sick child in the homelands. This photograph was digitised by Africa Media Online (AMO) in 2009. Included in SAHA exhibition kit and virtual exhibition - 'Women hold up half the sky: Commemorating women in the struggle', 2012
Creator: Wendy Schweggman
Type: Photograph
Format: Access image - jpeg
Preservation image - tiff
Source: SAHA collection AL2547
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: Wendy Schweggman
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