Series 0027A-B - Nelson Mandela Portraits, 2004.08.13, Houghton: [Set of 267 Still Images]

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Nelson Mandela Portraits, 2004.08.13, Houghton: [Set of 267 Still Images]


  • 2004-08-13 (Creation)

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269 x Still Images (.JPEG)
Colour and Black & White

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Biographical history

He is Durban based documentary photographer. He has worked in 42 countries and was the photographer commissioned by the Nelson Mandela Foundation to capture Mandela moments for 10 years.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transfer by Matthew Willman to Nelson Mandela Foundation

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Scope and content

Photo opportunity with Nelson Mandela: wearing the HIV/AIDS ribbon and the 466/64 shirt, portraits, looking at the archival material, Verne Harris showing Mandela archival materials, the crown of his head, hands, Nelson Mandela looking out of the window, and Zelda la Grange walking with Mandela.

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NMF Original Digital Photo Taxonomy:

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Conditions governing access

Access by permission of the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Some materials may contain personal or confidential information. Access to these materials may be restricted as stipulated by legislation, Archives policy, or the donor. Please consult the archivist for details.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copyrighted and full conditions governing reproduction allocated to the NMF. External reproduction with express permission of the copyright holder. ©NMF. Upon written approval, collection item(s) can only be used once for the purpose stated and approved in request. Collection item should not be shared with third parties nor commercially or personally archived. Copyright and source credits must be cited when exhibiting/publishing and additionally embedded for online use.

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JPEG Files on a CD

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NMF Digital Photo Inventory
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Existence and location of originals

NMF ArchivesCD# 0027A-B

Existence and location of copies

CD# 0027 B has re-worked very high resolution copies of several of the images

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NMF Archive: Negatives and Prints collection has three prints, 600 x 420 mm. They can be found in drawer ME01/01
NMF Archive: Negatives and Prints Collection has 20 strips of negatives. They can be found under 1.2-1 drawer QG01/02

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Description prepared on 17 February 2016 by Tshabalala Lerato




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