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The death of Hector Pieterson

Theme: The Youth take charge: the Soweto Uprising of June 1976


Call Number: 24.2.6
Identifier: AL2547_24.2.6
Title: The death of Hector Pieterson
Date: 16 June 1979
Subject: Education;
Hector Pieterson;
June 16;
Mbuyisa Makhuba;
Protests;
Sam Nzima
Schools;
Youth
Description: This is Sam Nzima's well-known black and white photograph of the dead body of Hector Pieterson being carried by Mbuyisa Makhuba alonside his sister during the Soweto uprising on 16.06.1976. This photograph was digitised by Africa Media Online (AMO) in 2009. Included in SAHA exhibition kit and virtual exhibition - 'The Future is Ours: Commemorating Youth in the Struggle'
Creator: Sam Nzima
Type: Photograph
Format: Access image - jpeg
Preservation image - tiff
Source: SAHA collection AL2547
Coverage: Soweto, Johannesburg
Rights: Sam Nzima
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