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Call Number: 2604
Identifier: AL2446_2604
Date: 1984
Subject: Images of Defiance-IOD;
9 August- Women’s Day;
Description: This poster is silkscreened black and red, produced by the Community Arts Project (CAP), Cape Town. This poster celebrates the 9 August 1956, when 20 000 women delivered a petition against racism to the government in Pretoria. The text reads: “NATIONAL WOMENS DAY!" Digitised by Specialised Archival Solutions in 2009. Reproduced in "Images of Defiance: South African Resistance posters in the 1980s" on page 87 (number 155) of the 1991 SAHA / Ravan Press edition and the 2004 SAHA / STE Publishers edition
Creator: Community Arts Project (CAP)
Type: Poster
Format: Access image - jpg
Preservation image - tiff
Source: SAHA collection AL2446
Language: English
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: Copyright of some material is held by individual poster makers/organisations. Copyright restrictions may apply. See SAHA copyright statement for more information
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