Item 0797 - Honorary Citizenship from the City of Salvador, Bahia in Brazil

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ZA COM MR-T-1-2-0797


Honorary Citizenship from the City of Salvador, Bahia in Brazil


  • 3 August 1991 (Creation)

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 5/01/12

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Award presenting honorary citizenship of the city of Salvador, Bahia , Brazil

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Two objects, two ribbons, plus small black plate, housed in rectangular blue box with single silver clasp.
First object is a large silver key.
Second object is a silver musical instrument
Ribbons, one blue and one red, have the following text written in black in Portuguese: "Lembranca do senhor do bonfim da Bahia" ("Reminder of the Senhor do Bonfim da Bahia")
Small rectangular black plaque is engraved in gold, in Portuguese, with the following text:
Nelson Mandela
A casa é sua , irmão
Salvador, Bahia 3 de agosto de 1991
Fernando José Guimarães Rocha

English translation:
Nelson Mandela
The house is yours, brother
Salvador, Bahia August 3, 1991
Fernando Jose Rocha Guimarães

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0465

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