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But who killed Neil, mama...? Sssssssshhh! sleep and grow strong. Who, mama...? His own clothing, that's what was blamed. So thula, thula, now quiet my child.

Theme: Militarisation & Repression: Siyaya noba kubi


Call Number: 642
Identifier: AL2446_0642
Title: But who killed Neil, mama...? Sssssssshhh! sleep and grow strong. Who, mama...? His own clothing, that's what was blamed. So thula, thula, now quiet my child.
Date: 1984
Subject: Images of Defiance-IOD;
Jeremy Cronin;
Description: This poster is silkscreened black, produced by STP in 1984, Johannesburg. This poster refers to a verse from a poem about death in detention. The text reads “But who killed Neil, mama...? Sssssssshhh! sleep and grow strong. Who, mama...? His own clothing, that's what was blamed. So thula, thula, now quiet my child.” Digitised by Specialised Archival Solutions in 2009. Reproduced in "Images of Defiance: South African Resistance posters in the 1980s" on page 153 (number 280) of the 1991 SAHA / Ravan Press edition.
Creator: Screen Training Project (STP) Cronin, Jeremy
Type: Poster
Format: Access image - jpg
Preservation image - tiff
Source: SAHA collection AL2446
Language: English
Coverage: South Africa
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