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DAVID WEBSTER: fought for democracy murdered by apartheid

Theme: Militarisation & Repression: Siyaya noba kubi


Call Number: 1029
Identifier: AL2446_1029
Title: DAVID WEBSTER: fought for democracy murdered by apartheid
Date: May 1989
Subject: Images of Defiance- IOD;
Assassination;
David Webster;
David Webster Funeral Committee;
Funeral
Description: This poster is an offset litho in black, produced by the David Webster Funeral Committee. This poster depicts human rights activist David Webster, who was assassinated outside his home on May Day 1989. The text reads: "DAVID WEBSTER: fought for democracy murdered by apartheid". The poster was digitised by Specialised Archival Solutions in 2009. Reproduced in "Images of Defiance: South African Resistance posters in the 1980s" on page 144 (number 261) of the 1991 SAHA / Ravan Press edition and the 2004 SAHA / STE Publishers edition.
Creator: Produced by the David Webster Funeral Committee
Type: Poster
Format: Access image - jpeg
Preservation image - tiff
Source: SAHA collection AL2446
Language: English
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: Copyright restrictions may apply. See SAHA copyright statement for Use Restrictions
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