Series 0462 - Research for the Exhibition "On the Frontline", 1975-1995, Frontline States, [set of 77 still images]

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Research for the Exhibition "On the Frontline", 1975-1995, Frontline States, [set of 77 still images]


  • 1975-1995 (Creation)

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Still Images in 10 subseries (.JPEG &.TIFF)
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Donated by the photographers and organisations to the Nelson Mandela Foundation

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Research photographs for the exhibition "On the Frontline" on the destabilisation of South Africa of the Frontline States and the effect of the war. Most of the photographs used in the exhibition.

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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.

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No rights given to the NMF and express permission of the copyright holder is required for reproduction. ©Individual Photographer/organisation. 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 and TIFF Files on a CD

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NMF ArchiveCD#0462

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During the struggle against apartheid in South Africa neighbouring countries supported the liberation movements and suffered intensely in consequence. This exhibition honours these countries through a selection of iconic photographs showing the devastating effect of the apartheid war in Southern African countries such as Angola, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe.

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Description updated by Myeka, Zandile




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